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Berge’s Cartoon: Checking Under The Hood

This week, the Graphical History Tour goes back to the month of February 1924 to catch the biggest news stories from the time. “Another Victory for the Miners”, Fred Ellis. Daily Worker Chicago, Illinois, Feb. 15, 1924 First, let’s go back…

“Shakespeare Monkeys” Caption Contest Commentary with Lawrence Wood – The CartoonStock.com Blog

“Charmingly eccentric.” That’s what Kirkus ReviewsThe New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest Review, which will be published on June 4, 2024, called me to review my book. “Wood,” Kirkus states, “has a great time here, mixing the bizarre, the jocular, and…

Cartoons From 25 Years Ago – The CartoonStock.com Blog

Today we revisit cartoons from February 1999. 25 years ago. It’s always fascinating to see how much (or how little) has changed over a quarter of a century. As usual, some cartoons are no longer logical and others show how…

The Desert Island Cliché – The CartoonStock.com Blog

Phil Witte and Rex Hesner debate the meaning behind cartoons. This week our intrepid reviewers take a look. Desert Island Cliché. A novelist’s greatest anxiety is the blank page. The blank page is a similar problem for cartoonists. There is…

Berge’s Cartoon blog: Q Toon: Dating Game

Is there time before the Superbowl™ for one more cartoon lampooning magazoid Swiftophobes and fusty oldsters who somehow don’t remember Beatlemania? I can understand any Baby Boomer that took his girlfriend to a Beatles concert and she screamed at the…

Berge’s Cartoon: Lenin and Wilson

This week, the Graphical History Tour will pause to commemorate Vladimir Illyich Lenin’s and Thomas Woodrow Wilson’s 100th birthdays. “Lenin †” by Ernst Schilling in Simplicissimus, Munich, Feb. 11, 1924 Vladimir Ilych Lenin (deadname Ulyanov) died on January 21, 1924,…

Berge’s Cartoon Weblog: Januaries ‘4eign and Home

It is time to ease again on the wayback machine just a bit bit, so listed below are a couple of cartoons I drew in Januaries of years ending in -4. (Which was coincidentally the excessive temperature right here the…

“Bar Child” Caption Contest Commentary with Lawrence Wooden – The CartoonStock.com Weblog

This month’s contest featured a drawing by New Yorker cartoonist Jason Chatfield, who joined our judges’ panel to assist choose the profitable entry and 5 runners-up. His drawing is ready in a bar the place a child is sitting on…