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Sideways look at the news…

Thanks to John Landers for sending us this topical drawing. Check out his website. If you have a cartoon based on current affairs please send it in JPG format as an email attachment to webmaster@ccgb.og.uk. A square format works best.

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Cartoon Contest, Mexico 2024

‘Freedom’ is the theme of the 9th International Cartoon Contest Caminos de la Libertad. Cash prizes in Mexican pesos: First place: MX$ 30,000 (about £1,400) Second: MX$ 20,000 Third: MX$ 10,000 Guidelines People from anywhere in the world can participate. The works must be completely original and unpublished, and if they contain words, they must […]

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Who was ‘Scherzo’?

We’ve had a letter from one Glenn Reuben who is doing some research on the TV Times magazine for its 70th anniversary in 2025. In its early years in the 1950s and 1960s, they had a section called “Natural Break” which featured many cartoonists among whom one in particular, “Scherzo”, is proving hard to find […]

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Wallis & Gromit exhibition at the Cartoon Museum

Released in 1993, The Wrong Trousers introduced British national treasures Wallace & Gromit to the villainous penguin Feathers McGraw. This dastardly foe harboured ambitions to put Wallace’s ingenious inventions to criminal use. The film won an Academy Award and became part of a long legacy for the company as the home of British animation. For […]

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Name that artist

Can anyone identify this cartoonist from the signature and style? Someone bought the drawing in a charity shop and is hoping to find some provenance that would make it auctionable for a good cause. Answers to vilnissimo@vesma.com please

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