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2020 – The Year We Were All Cancelled

By Stella Published by: Radical Cartoons ISBN: 9781527271432 Cartoon compilations of any year make for an amusing and thoughtful read, but 2020 will have special significance for the rest of our lives. Stella has put together her year with a selection of bold political and social commentary cartoons that not only chart what was happening […]

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The Inking Woman: 250 Years Of Women Cartoon And Comic Artists In Britain

By Streeten & Tate Publisher: Myriad Editions ISBN: 9780995590083 The successful Inking Woman exhibition held at the Cartoon Museum during 2017 has been splendidly transposed into a hardback book, and I have to say it’s rather excellent. Comprehensive in its scope covering caricaturists, gag cartoonists, editorial and strip cartoonists, and comic creators, it’s a celebration […]

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All Things Highly Whimsical

By Noel Ford Publisher: Noel Ford ISBN: 9780244317256 Not content with putting out a book on a dog-themed cartoon strip only recently, Noel Ford has gathered together some of his gag cartoons from the past few years for our reading pleasure. Divided up into such topics as “You Can’t Keep A Good Cliché Down” and […]

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Spectickles

By Bill Abbott Publisher: Willow Creek Press ISBN: 9781623435455 So what is it with Bill Abbott’s Spectickles characters. After first seeing a few cartoons I took the bald heads, purple rinses, rotund figures and thick glasses to indicate a more mature person. And yet in some cartoons we see these characters as parents to a […]

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