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The Cartoonists’ Club of Great Britain is a club for cartoonists, run by cartoonists. We recognise that being a cartoonist can be a solitary affair, so the club aims to give you an opportunity to get together with like-minded people. We’re currently taking stock to see if the social events the club offers are those you would like to take part in as a member – and […]

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HOW DO YOU DO THAT THEN? – SHADING

RICH SKIPWORTH’S TIPS, TRICKS, AND NERDY TECHNO-BABBLE One thing that was very popular at the recent Malta Minicon was the “Cartoon Mentoring” session. Some of the lesser experienced cartoonists teamed up with the hard bitten long-in-the tooth professionals for some one-to-one advice on cartooning technique. I paired up with Mitch Mitchell, who was very interested to learn about […]

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Well, if you knows of a better ‘ole, go to it! - Bruce Bairnsfather

Better ‘Ole Centenary – Part 1

To celebrate the centenary of Bairnsfather’s original cartoon, this is the first of two articles by Club member Mark Warby looking at some of the many occasions when the “better ‘ole” has been used by other cartoonists, as well as some of Bairnsfather’s own later published versions of it.

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Jeff Hawke’s Cosmos

Jeff Hawke was a British science fiction comic strip created by Sydney Jordan and ran in the Daily Express from 1955 to 1974.  Despite it’s obscurity in English-speaking countries, it is often regarded as one of the most important science fiction comics ever released. Cartoonists’ Club member William Rudling tells us how you can find […]

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