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Fougasse - Careless Talk Costs Lives cartoon

Careless Talk

By Rupert Besley There can’t be many cartoonists whose work can be said to have changed the behaviour of a nation. Nor too many whose work affected the course of fashion. And not too many, either (just two), who went on to edit Punch. The cartoonist in question is Cyril Kenneth Bird, known to most […]

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Honeysett - Who ordered a taxi?

A taste of Honeysett

Martin Honeysett (1943‒2015) was one of the great joke cartoonists of the last forty years. On the first anniversary of his death an exhibition of this much missed cartoonists work has opened at The Cartoon Museum. Regarded by many as ‘the cartoonists’ cartoonist’, his cartoons ‒ filled with ‘baggy dishevelled people’, in the words of fellow […]

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Noel Ford exhibition gallery guide

Noel Ford: Don’t Let It Fool You

Our very own Noel Ford tells us about a new exhibition in his hometown. “Anyone in the vicinity of Nuneaton between October 3rd and November 29th might care to drop in to a small exhibition of my cartoons in the landing gallery at the Art Gallery & Museum. The exhibition has been assembled by the […]

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Alice in Cartoonland

CURIOUSER AND CURIOUSER… Alice, the White Rabbit, the Hatter and the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat and the despotic Queen of Hearts were introduced to the world by Lewis Carroll in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, first published in 1865. Seven years later came a sequel, Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, with more memorable characters including […]

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