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The Art of Donald McGill – George Orwell

George Orwell The Art of Donald McGill Webmaster's note: This essay was written in 1941 and has been posted un-edited. Please do not take offense at some of the phrases/language used. Click thumbnails to see larger images Who does not know the 'comics' of the cheap stationers' windows, the penny or twopenny coloured post cards […]

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The Other Side of Party Caricaturing

By Simon Ellinas The number of cartoonists hitching up their skirts and exposing their pulsating talents as party caricaturists is on the increase. So much so that die-hard publications cartoonists are in danger of becoming a minority. Of course, there are many who tackle a variety of cartooning jobs throughout their year but find that […]

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Welcome to the fellowship

The surreal and often dark comic strip The Perry Bible Fellowship has a new home in G2. Tim Dowling talks to its creator, Nicholas Gurewitch The Guardian – Friday September 30, 2005 Others will have their favourites. For me it has to be the one where the boy prays for his grandfather to be alive […]

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FINDING NEMETHY – by PAUL BAKER

Hughie Green A few years ago I placed a letter in The Jester (The Cartoonists' Club monthly newsletter) asking if anyone had any information on Stephen Nemethy, a caricaturist whose work used to appear in the TV Times in the mid to late 1970s. He was probably the first artist to get a quiet eight-year-old […]

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The History of the Cartoon

By Mark Bryant – Visit Mark's website. l – Introduction ll – The Origins of Cartoons lll – The 18th Century lV – The Early 19th Century V – The Late 19th Century Vl – The Early 20th Century Vll – The New Yorker and the Development of the Cartoon in the United States Vlll […]

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