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Here are the latest posts about Cartoons on Writers Write:

  • Swedish Cartoonist Targeted in Copenhagen Terrorist Attack (2015-02-14): A gunman opened fire at a free speech event in Copenhagen, Denmark. Cartoonist Lars Vilks was the likely target of the attack which left one dead and three wounded.

  • Inside a Charlie Hebdo Editorial Meeting (2015-01-10): In this clip we get to see inside a Charlie Hebdo editorial meeting. It shows cartoonists choosing which art to use for the cover of the issue about the Danish Mohammed cartoons.

  • Penguin Launches Cartoon Network Book Imprint (2014-09-22): Penguin and the Cartoon Network have teamed up to launch a new imprint called Cartoon Network Books. The imprint will launch next summer.

  • The Paris Review Imagines Drunk Texts From Famous Authors (2012-07-06): Jessie Gaynor of The Paris Review did a hilarious series of cartoons about what drunk texts from famous authors might look like.

  • Bil Keane, Creator of Family Circus, Dies at 89 (2011-11-10): Bil Keane, the creator of the classic family cartoon The Family Circus, has died of congestive heart failure at the age of 89.

  • Mort Walker Still Drawing Beetle Bailey 58 Years Later (2008-08-07): Mort Walker, the creator of the Beetle Bailey cartoon strip, talks to the Wall Street Journal about his life and his amazing collection of cartoons that is the largest collection of its kind in the world.

  • Dick Tracy Celebrates 75th Anniversary (2006-11-24): Reuters reports that detective Dick Tracy is still catching bad guys on his 75th anniversary.

  • Monday December 12, 2005 is Black Ink Monday (2005-12-05): Editor and Publisher reports that Monday, December 12th is Black Ink Monday in which editorial cartoonists are joining together to protest the number of editorial job losses in the newspaper industry.