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This is a list of notable editorial cartoonists of the past and present sorted by nationality
Nationality is membership of a nation or sovereign state, usually determined by their citizenship, but sometimes by ethnicity or place of residence, or based on their sense of national identity....

. An editorial cartoonist is an artist
An artist is a person engaged in one or more of any of a broad spectrum of activities related to creating art, practicing the arts and/or demonstrating an art. The common usage in both everyday speech and academic discourse is a practitioner in the visual arts only...

, a cartoonist
A cartoonist is a person who specializes in drawing cartoons. This work is usually humorous, mainly created for entertainment, political commentary or advertising...

 who draws editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon
An editorial cartoon, also known as a political cartoon, is an illustration containing a commentary that usually relates to current events or personalities....

s that contain some level of political or social commentary. The list is incomplete; it lists only those editorial cartoonists for whom a Wikipedia article already exists.


  • Dean Alston
    Dean Alston
    Dean John Douglas Alston is an Australian cartoonist who joined The West Australian newspaper in 1986.Dean Alston was born in South Perth, Western Australia in 1950, and grew up in Mount Pleasant. In 1967 he started a cadetship in cartography with Western Australia's Lands and Surveys Department....

  • Patrick Cook
    Patrick Cook
    Patrick St. John Cook is an Australian cartoonist who is probably best known for his output in The Bulletin, Australia's weekly news magazine...

  • Stan Cross
    Stan Cross
    Stanley George Cross was born in the United States but was known as an Australian strip and political cartoonist who drew for Smith’s Weekly and The Herald and Weekly Times...

  • David Ditchburn
    David Ditchburn
    John Ditchburn is an Australian cartoonist who has contributed to the Ballarat Courier, Eureka Street, the Independent Monthly, Border Mail, and the Australasian Post.-References:* / John Ditchburn...

  • William Ellis Green
    William Ellis Green
    William Ellis Green, OAM, who signed his cartoons WEG, was an Australian editorial cartoonist and illustrator who drew the Australian Football League premiers posters from 1954 until his death.-Early life:...

  • Arthur Horner
    Arthur Horner (cartoonist)
    Arthur Horner was an Australian cartoonist. His major creations were the serialised adventures of Colonel Pewter, which ran from 1952 to 1970, in England and Australia, and The Uriel Report Melbourne Age, early '80s....

  • Geoff "Jeff" Hook
  • Mark Knight
    Mark Knight (cartoonist)
    Mark Knight is the editorial cartoonist for the Herald Sun, a daily tabloid in Melbourne, Australia.He created Leuk the Duck, short for Leukemia, a mascot for Challenge, a cancer foundation to provide a visual impetus for kids with cancer...

  • Bill Leak
    Bill Leak
    Bill Leak is a cartoonist and painter, primarily of portraits. He is the daily editorial cartoonist on The Australian newspaper. He has won the Walkley Awards nine times....

  • Michael Leunig
    Michael Leunig
    Michael Leunig , typically referred to as Leunig, is an Australian poet, cartoonist and cultural commentator. His best known works include The Adventures of Vasco Pyjama and the Curly Flats series...

  • Stewart McCrae
    Stewart McCrae
    Stewart McCrae is an Australian cartoonist who contributed to the Brisbane Courier Mail newspaper and Bulletin.-References:* - interviewered by Ann Turner...

  • Alan Moir
    Alan Moir
    Alan Moir is an Australian caricaturist and cartoonist who was born in New Zealand. He has been the Editorial Cartoonist for the Sydney Morning Herald since 1984, and previously The Bulletin and Brisbane's Courier-Mail...

  • George Molnar
    George Molnar
    George Molnar was born in Nagyvarad, Hungary but came to Australia in the late 1930s, where he practiced as a cartoonist. His work featured in the Sydney Morning Herald and Daily Telegraph newspapers for many years....

  • Peter Nicholson
  • Pat Oliphant
    Pat Oliphant
    Patrick Bruce "Pat" Oliphant is the most widely syndicated political cartoonist in the world, described by the New York Times as "the most influential cartoonist now working"...

  • Ward O'Neill
    Ward O'Neill
    Ward O’Neill is an Australian illustrator, caricaturist and cartoonist who has contributed to a variety of newspapers, including The London Daily Mail, The Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, National Times, the Bulletin and Australian Financial Review...

  • Bruce Petty
    Bruce Petty
    Bruce Petty is one of Australia’s best known political satirists and cartoonists. He is a regular contributor to Melbourne's The Age newspaper...

  • Geoff Pryor
    Geoff Pryor
    Geoffrey Pryor is an Australian political cartoonist who has spent many years in Canberra. Said to have been influenced by fellow cartoonist Larry Pickering, Pryor currently appears most days in The Canberra Times...

  • Paul Rigby
    Paul Rigby
    Paul Crispin Rigby AM , usually working under the name Rigby, was an award-winning Australian cartoonist who worked for newspapers in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States....

    , News Corporation
  • Dan Russell
  • Jim Russell
  • John Spooner
    John Spooner
    John Spooner is an Australian illustrator and spoon maker who has regularly contributed to The Age newspaper and has also worked as a spoon maker....

  • Cathy Wilcox
    Cathy Wilcox
    Cathy Wilcox is an Australian cartoonist and children's book illustrator, best known for her work as a cartoonist for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age newspapers. She has also twice won the Australian Children's Book Council's 'Picture Book of the Year' award...


  • Terry "Aislin" Mosher, The Montreal Gazette
  • Serge Chapleau
    Serge Chapleau
    Serge Chapleau is a French-Canadian political cartoonist from the province of Québec.- Biography :...

  • Michael de Adder, Halifax Daily News
  • Andy Donato
    Andy Donato
    Andy Donato is an editorial cartoonist for the Toronto Sun newspaper chain.He was born in Scarborough, Ontario. He graduated from Danforth Technical School in 1955 and worked at Eaton's as a layout artist. He joined the Toronto Telegram in 1961, working as a graphic artist in the promotion...

    , Toronto Sun
  • Graeme MacKay
    Graeme MacKay
    Graeme MacKay is the Hamilton Spectators resident editorial cartoonist. Born in 1968, this self-proclaimed "news geek" grew up in Dundas, Ontario. Except for a few art classes at a local School of Art, Graeme's skill in cartooning is largely self-taught. After studying politics and history at the...

    , Mackay Cartoons
  • Len Norris
    Len Norris
    Leonard Matheson Norris, better known as Len Norris , was a longtime editorial cartoonist for the Canadian newspaper Vancouver Sun from 1950 to 1988...

  • Roy Peterson
    Roy Peterson
    Roy Eric Peterson, OC is a Canadian editorial cartoonist who drew for the Vancouver Sun from 1962 to 2009.Peterson was born in Winnipeg and studied in Vancouver at the Kitsilano Secondary School. Along with the Sun, his work often appeared in Maclean's magazine, where he would illustrate the...

  • André Pijet
    André Pijet
    André Pijet is an international editorial cartoonist. His satirical and humorous works have been published in Poland, Greece, Belgium, France, Great Britain, Italy, Turkey, the United States and Canada. In Quebec, he made a name for himself with a which he produced for a major Montreal daily...

  • Adrian Raeside
    Adrian Raeside
    Adrian Raeside is an editorial cartoonist for the Victoria Times-Colonist. He was born in 1957 in Dunedin, New Zealand.He began drawing cartoons on washroom walls as a kid. After being expelled from his first art class at the age of 15, he moved with his parents to England, then to Canada...

  • Kerry Waghorn
    Kerry Waghorn
    Kerry Waghorn is a syndicated caricaturist whose Faces in the News feature, established in 1977 by Chronicle Features is a journalistic legend. He estimates that more than 9,000 of his images have been published since the early 1970s, including just about every prominent news, business and...


  • Chrysanthos Mentis Bostantzoglou
    Chrysanthos Mentis Bostantzoglou
    Chrysanthos Mentis Bostantzoglou and better known under the pen name of Bost , was a prolific Greek political cartoonist, playwright, lyricist and painter....

     (also known as Bost; Greek: Μποστ)
  • Andreas Petroulakis
    Andreas Petroulakis
    Andreas Petroulakis is a prominent Greek political cartoonist. He started his career in the morning Athens newspaper To Vima in March 1985, and shortly afterwards moved on to I Avgi, the official newspaper of the leftist revisionist party Synaspismos, where he stayed until 2000. Since then, he has...


  • E. P. Unni
    E. P. Unni
    E. P. Unny is a renowned political cartoonist in India. He became a professional since 1977. E. P. Unny has worked with The Hindu, Sundaymail, The Economic Times and is now the Chief Political Cartoonist with The Indian Express Group. He has drawn and written graphic novels in Malayalam and is now...

  • Kutty
  • R. K. Laxman
    R. K. Laxman
    Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Iyer Laxman is an Indian cartoonist, illustrator, and humorist. He is widely regarded as India's greatest-ever cartoonist and is best known for his creation The Common Man....

  • Manjul
    Manjul is an Indian political cartoonist. After working with major Indian publications like Dainik jagran, Rashtriya Sahara, Financial Express, India Today and The Economic Times presently he is associated with Daily News and Analysis...

  • Tulal
    Tulal is a renowned cartoonist from India. His daily sketched cartoons have been published in the daily newspaper since January 2001. Tulal has been interested in cartoons for about 30 years...

  • Vasant Sarwate
    Vasant Sarwate
    Vasant Sarwate is a cartoonist and a writer from India who has been published primarily in Marathi publications.He was born in Kolhapur on February 3 1927, He is a professional civil engineer, and worked at Associated Cement Companies for most of his working life.-Artistry:Sarwate started drawing...


  • Arthur Booth
    Arthur Booth (cartoonist)
    Arthur James Conry Booth was an Irish cartoonist and one of the founders of the satirical magazine Dublin Opinion. Born in Dublin, he was educated at the Catholic University School and joined the Dublin United Transport Company. Through his interest in amateur dramatics, he met fellow cartoonist...

  • Gordon Brewster
    Gordon Brewster
    Gordon Brewster was an editorial cartoonist for the Irish Independent group of newspapers....

  • Allan Cavanagh
    Allan Cavanagh
    Allan Cavanagh is an Irish cartoonist and caricaturist. His cartoons appeared weekly in The Connacht Tribune from 2003 until 2009....

  • W. H. Conn
    W. H. Conn
    William H. Conn was an Irish cartoonist, illustrator, watercolourist and poster artist. The son of a lithographer, he was educated at the Ulster Provincial School, now Friends' School, Lisburn...

  • John Doyle
    John Doyle (artist)
    John Doyle , known by the pen name H. B., was a political cartoonist, caricaturist, painter and lithographer....

  • Thomas Fitzpatrick
    Thomas Fitzpatrick (cartoonist)
    Thomas Fitzpatrick , pen name Fitz, was an Irish political cartoonist.Fitzpatrick was born in Cork. He contributed to the satirical magazine Pat , the Weekly Freeman, the Irish Figaro, the Irish Emerald, the Weekly Nation, Punch and the New York Gaelic American, and was for a time chief...

  • Rowel Friers
    Rowel Friers
    Douglas Carson Rowel Boyd Friers, born Belfast, 13 April 1920, died Holywood, County Down, 21 September 1998, was a cartoonist, illustrator, painter and lithographer....

  • Harry Furniss
    Harry Furniss
    Henry Furniss was an artist and illustrator, born in Wexford, Ireland. His father was English and his mother Scottish, Furniss identifying himself as English...

  • Grace Gifford
    Grace Gifford
    Grace Evelyn Gifford Plunkett was an Irish artist and cartoonist who was active in the Republican movement...

  • Charles E. Kelly
    Charles E. Kelly (cartoonist)
    Charles Edward Kelly was an Irish cartoonist, and one of the founders and editors of the satirical magazine Dublin Opinion. His prolific contributions to the magazine were drawn in a variety of styles, from cartoony to illustrative.Kelly joined the Irish civil service as a messenger boy at the age...

  • Ian Knox
    Ian Knox
    Ian Knox is a political cartoonist for the Irish News, and also draws cartoons for the BBC Northern Ireland political show Hearts and Minds....

  • John Fergus O'Hea
    John Fergus O'Hea
    John Fergus O'Hea was an Irish political cartoonist who sometimes published under the pseudonym Spex. Born in Cork, he was the son of James O'Hea, a barrister who was active in the Young Ireland movement and had been secretary to Daniel O'Connell...

  • J. D. Reigh
  • Martyn Turner
    Martyn Turner
    Martyn Turner is an English political cartoonist, caricaturist and writer. His cartoons appear daily in The Irish Times parodying current events....

New Zealand

  • Bob Brockie
    Bob Brockie
    Bob Brockie is a New Zealand cartoonist, scientist, columnist and graphic artist.He has been an editorial cartoonist to the National Business Review since 1975, specialising in political satire. As a biologist he is interested in animal populations, animal behaviour and diseases and did his PhD on...

    , National Business Review
  • Peter Bromhead
    Peter Bromhead
    Peter Bromhead MNZM is a New Zealand commercial interior designer, cartoonist and illustrator.Bromhead trained as an industrial designer in England and Sweden and migrated to New Zealand in the 1950s...

    , Marlborough Express
  • Daryl Crimp
    Daryl Crimp
    Daryl Crimp is a New Zealand writer, illustrator and cartoonist.He specialises in books on fishing in New Zealand.-Bibliography:* Wacka Murphy * Wacka Murphy 2 * Fishing With Crimpy...

  • Anthony Ellison
    Anthony Ellison
    Anthony Ellison is a New Zealand cartoonist and animator. He has been the political cartoonist for the Sunday Star Times since 1988 and was at one stage the youngest political cartoonist in New Zealand...

  • Malcolm Evans
    Malcolm Evans (cartoonist)
    Malcolm Paul Evans is a New Zealand cartoonist residing in Auckland.His cartoons appear once weekly in Auckland suburban newspapers owned by Fairfax New Zealand and in The Press. His Edna character has been running fortnightly for the last 25 years in New Zealand's largest farming newspaper Rural...

  • Allan Hawkey
    Allan Hawkey
    Allan Hawkey is a cartoonist based in Hamilton, New Zealand.His cartoons appear in the Waikato Times.-External links:* - Hawkeys latest cartoons....

    , Waikato Times
  • Eric Heath
    Eric Heath
    Eric Walmsley Heath is a New Zealand artist, illustrator and cartoonist.Served New Zealand in the Second World War; Posted with the RNZAF No.6 Air Rescue Catalina Squadron, to Halavo Bay Flying Base on the island of Florida, north of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands.He was the editorial cartoonist for...

  • John Kent
    John Kent (cartoonist)
    John Kent was a New Zealand cartoonist who is best known as the author of the Varoomshka comic strip in the English newspaper The Guardian during the 1970s....

    , Varoomshka
  • Gordon Minhinnick
    Gordon Minhinnick
    Sir Gordon Edward George Minhinnick KBE was a New Zealand cartoonist.He was born at Torpoint, Cornwall, United Kingdom, educated at Kelly College, Devon, and left for New Zealand in 1921 where he studied architecture for four years...

    , New Zealand Herald
  • Sid Scales
    Sid Scales
    thumb|57px|A self-portraitSid Scales was a New Zealand cartoonist.He studied at the London Central School of Art and was staff cartoonist at the Otago Daily Times from 1951 until his retirement in 1981....

    , Otago Daily Times
  • Tom Scott
    Tom Scott (cartoonist)
    Tom Scott is a New Zealand cartoonist, and is regarded by some as one of the best New Zealand cartoonists since the 1970s.Scott has been the regular cartoonist, initially for the New Zealand Listener magazine and then for the Evening Post newspaper and its successor the Dominion Post, for most of...

    , The Dominion Post
  • Chris Slane
    Chris Slane
    Chris Slane is a New Zealand cartoonist.He has had cartoons published in Metro, New Zealand Herald and AA Directions magazine...

  • Garrick Tremain
    Garrick Tremain
    Garrick Tremain is a New Zealand cartoonist and painter living in Queenstown.He has been a professional painter since 1972 and a cartoonist since 1988...


  • Kap
    Kap Berga, Kap (Jaume Capdevila) Berga, Kap (Jaume Capdevila) Berga, (Barcelona, (Spain) 1974, cartoonist and caricaturist. Editorial cartoonist in some journals of Barcelona: La Vanguardia and El Mundo Deportivo among others. Also in the websites , and...

    , La Vanguardia, El Mundo Deportivo
  • Krahn
    Krahn is an ethnic group of Liberia; it is also the language traditionally spoken by these people.- History :The Krahn Arrived in the area known as Ivory Coast and Liberia from Northern Africa shortly before the slaves trade. Most of these people were taken as slaves to the United States and the...

    , La Vanguardia
  • Mingote
    Antonio Mingote is a Spanish cartoonist, writer, and journalist. He has been drawing a daily cartoon in ABC since 1953...

    , ABC

United Kingdom

  • Ewen Bain
    Ewen Bain
    Ewen Bain was a Scottish cartoonist, whose most notable creation was the Angus Og comic strip, a stereotypical depiction of the quintessential 20th century Highlander, which ran in the Glasgow-based newspaper the Daily Record, and its sister title The Sunday Mail...

    , Daily Record, Scots Independent
  • Steve Bell
    Steve Bell (cartoonist)
    Steve Bell is an English political cartoonist, whose work appears in The Guardian and other publications. He is known for his left-wing views and distinctive caricatures.-Early life:...

    , The Guardian
  • Peter Brookes, The Times
  • Peter Clark
    Peter Clarke (cartoonist)
    Peter Clarke is a British cartoonist who has won a prestigious ‘Cartoonist of the Year’ award.Clarke introduced the Apple Macintosh Graphics computer into The Guardian...

    , The Guardian
  • Michael Cummings, Daily Express
  • Stanley Arthur Franklin
    Stanley Arthur Franklin
    Stanley Arthur Franklin was a British political cartoonist whose career on the Daily Mirror and The Sun newspapers covered almost forty years....

    , Daily Mirror and The Sun
  • Nicholas Garland
    Nicholas Garland
    Nicholas Withycombe Garland is a political cartoonist for the Daily Telegraph. He had previously drawn for The New Statesman, The Spectator and The Independent....

    , Daily Telegraph
  • Les Gibbard
    Les Gibbard
    Les Gibbard was a New Zealand born British political cartoonist, journalist, illustrator and animator. As a political cartoonist at The Guardian newspaper for 25 years, Gibbard became the longest-serving artist of his type in the publication’s history...

  • Carl Giles
    Carl Giles
    Ronald "Carl" Giles , often referred to simply as Giles, was a cartoonist most famous for his work for the British newspaper the Daily Express....

  • William Hogarth
    William Hogarth
    William Hogarth was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic and editorial cartoonist who has been credited with pioneering western sequential art. His work ranged from realistic portraiture to comic strip-like series of pictures called "modern moral subjects"...

    , 18th century
  • Richard Horne
  • Jak
    Raymond Jackson ("JAK")
    Raymond Jackson, best known by his pen-name JAK was one of Britain's best-known newspaper cartoonists, working for the London Evening Standard from 1952 onwards.-Life:...

    , Evening Standard
  • David Low
  • William Papas
    William Papas
    William "Bill" Papas was a political cartoonist and caricaturist, book illustrator and watercolourist. In the 1960s and 1970s he worked for The Guardian, The Sunday Times and Punch...

    , The Guardian
  • Jonathan Pugh
    Jonathan Pugh
    Jonathan Pugh is an English cartoonist who has contributed to many United Kingdom national newspapers and magazines.- Early life :...

    , The Times and The Daily Mail
  • Chris Riddell
    Chris Riddell
    Chris Riddell is a British illustrator and occasional writer of children's literature, and a political cartoonist for The Observer. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice and the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize seven times....

    , The Observer
  • Martin Rowson
    Martin Rowson
    Martin George Edmund Rowson is a British cartoonist and novelist. His genre is political satire and his style is scathing and graphic. His work frequently appears in The Guardian and The Independent...

    , The Guardian
  • Gerald Scarfe
    Gerald Scarfe
    Gerald Anthony Scarfe, CBE, RDI, is an English cartoonist and illustrator. He worked as editorial cartoonist for The Sunday Times and illustrator for The New Yorker...

    , The Sunday Times and The New Yorker
  • Clive Uptton
    Clive Uptton
    Clive Uptton was a widely regarded British illustrator and painter of landscapes and portraits.-Life:Born in Islington, London, the son of Clive Upton, who worked for Swain's, the engravers, as a touch-up artist and later for the Daily Mail newspaper.Clive Upton was educated at Brentwood Grammar...

  • Victor Vicky Weisz
    Victor Weisz
    Victor Weisz was a German-British political cartoonist, drawing under the name of Vicky.- Biography :...

  • Philip Zec
    Philip Zec
    Philip Zec was a British political cartoonist and editor. Moving from the advertising industry to drawing political cartoons due to his abhorrence of the rise of fascism, Zec complemented the Daily Mirror editorial line with a series of venomous cartoons...

    , Daily Mirror

United States

  • Barry Hunau
    Barry Hunau
    Barry Hunau is an American cartoonist whose cartoons appear weekly in the Jewish News Weekly of Northern California, and several times a week in the Jerusalem Post. His work has also been published in the San Francisco Chronicle, The Berkeley Daily Planet, the Algemeiner Journal and others...

      j,, the Jewish News Weekly of Northern California
  • Lalo Alcaraz
    Lalo Alcaraz
    Lalo Alcaraz is an Mexican-American cartoonist. He is most known for being the author of the comic La Cucaracha, the first nationally syndicated, politically themed Latino daily comic strip. Launched in 2002, La Cucaracha has become one of the most controversial in the history of American comic...

    , LA Weekly
  • F.O. Alexander
    F.O. Alexander
    Franklin Osborne Alexander , known professionally as F. O. Alexander, was a comic strip artist and editorial cartoonist....

    , Philadelphia Bulletin
  • Nick Anderson
    Nick Anderson (cartoonist)
    Nick Anderson is an American editorial cartoonist. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his work with the Louisville Courier-Journal. The judges credited his "unusual graphic style that produced extraordinarily thoughtful and powerful messages." He currently draws cartoons for the Houston Chronicle; the...

    , Houston Chronicle
  • Chuck Asay
    Chuck Asay
    Charles R. "Chuck" Asay is a conservative political cartoonist. He was an editorial cartoonist for the Colorado Springs Gazette until his retirement on March 28, 2007. Previously, he drew for the Taos News, Colorado Springs Sun, and briefly at the Denver Post...

    , Creators Syndicate
  • Tony Auth
    Tony Auth
    William Anthony Auth Jr. , better known as Tony Auth, is an editorial cartoonist for The Philadelphia Inquirer, where he has worked since 1971. His other work includes the comic strip Full Disclosure, which he worked on in 1982 and 1983, and Norb, which he worked on in 1989...

    , Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Pat Bagley
    Pat Bagley
    Patrick "Pat" Bagley is a liberal American editorial cartoonist and journalist for The Salt Lake Tribune in Salt Lake City, Utah, and an author and illustrator of several books.-Biography:...

    , Salt Lake Tribune
  • Cornelia Barns
    Cornelia Barns
    Cornelia Barns was an artist and political cartoonist. She studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and subsequently moved to New York City....

  • Darrin Bell
    Darrin Bell
    Darrin Bell is an American cartoonist who writes and illustrates the syndicated comic strip Candorville , in addition to illustrating the comic strip Rudy Park...

  • Khalil Bendib
    Khalil Bendib
    Khalil Bendib is an Algerian fine artist and political cartoonist. Born during the Algerian revolution, Bendib spent 3 years in Morocco before returning to Algeria aged 6. After receiving his Bachelor's degree in Algiers, he left Algeria at the age of 20...

  • Clay Bennett
    Clay Bennett
    Clay Bennett is an American editorial cartoonist. Currently drawing for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, Bennett is the winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning....

    , Chattanooga Times Free Press
  • Steve Benson, Arizona Republic
  • Oscar Berger
    Oscar Berger (cartoonist)
    Oscar Berger was a well-known caricaturist and cartoonist.Berger was born in Prešov, Slovakia. He became a cartoonist in Prague and studied art in Paris and Berlin....

  • Randy Bish
    Randy Bish
    Randy Bish is an American editorial cartoonist working for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.He is the recipient of a Golden Quill Award and was a 2002 winner in the Iranian International Cartoon Contest....

    , Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
  • Chip Bok
    Chip Bok
    Chip Bok is an American editorial cartoonist for the Akron Beacon Journal. He received the National Cartoonist Society Editorial Cartoon Award for 1995 and 1999.-External links:*...

    , Akron Beacon Journal
  • Ruben Bolling
    Ruben Bolling
    Ruben Bolling is a pseudonym for Ken Fisher, a cartoonist, the author of Tom the Dancing Bug.- Biography :Bolling, who has no formal art training, read many comics when he was a child, and sometimes features their styles in his work...

     (Tom the Dancing Bug)
  • Jim Borgman
    Jim Borgman
    James Mark Borgman is an American cartoonist. He is known for his political cartoons and his nationally syndicated comic strip Zits.-Personal:...

    , Cincinnati Enquirer
  • Matt Bors, United Media, United Features Syndicate
  • Steve Breen
    Steve Breen
    Stephen Paul Breen is a nationally syndicated cartoonist. He twice won the Pulitzer Prize, in 1998 and 2009....

    , San Diego Union-Tribune
  • Steve Brodner
    Steve Brodner
    Steve Brodner is an American satirical illustrator and caricaturist working for publications for a quarter century...

  • Jacob Burck
    Jacob Burck
    Jacob "Jake" Burck was an American painter, sculptor, and Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist.-Early years:Jacob Burck was born January 10, 1907, near Białystok, Poland, the son of ethnic Jewish parents, Abraham Burck and Rebecca Lev Burck...

    , Chicago Sun-Times
  • Daryl Cagle
    Daryl Cagle
    Daryl Cagle is the editorial cartoonist for worked with The Muppets from 1979 through 1993. He drew a daily editorial cartoon panel titled, "TRUE!" for Tribune Media Services in 1995 and went on to draw local editorial cartoons for Hawaii's Midweek newspaper...

  • Stuart Carlson
    Stuart Carlson
    Stuart Carlson is a former editorial cartoonist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. His cartoons usually followed the moderate editorial stance of that paper....

    , Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • William Charles (1776–1820)
  • Ron Cobb
    Ron Cobb
    Ron Cobb is an American cartoonist, artist, writer, film designer, and film director.By the age of 18, with no formal training in graphic illustration, Cobb was working as an animation "inbetweener" artist for Disney Studios in Burbank, California. He progressed to becoming a breakdown artist on...

    , Los Angeles Free Press
  • Paul Conrad
    Paul Conrad
    Paul Francis Conrad was an American political cartoonist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. During college, Conrad started cartooning at the University of Iowa for the Daily Iowan. While serving with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, during World War II, Conrad received a B.A. in art in 1950...

    , Tribune Media Services
  • Bill Crawford
    Bill Crawford (cartoonist)
    Bill Crawford was an American editorial cartoonist.Crawford grew up in Hammond, Indiana and graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in Fine Arts and studied for a time in Paris at the Grand Chaumiere...

    , United Media, NEA
  • Jeff Danziger
    Jeff Danziger
    Jeff Danziger is a syndicated political cartoonist and author.Danziger served in the United States Army from 1967 until 1971. An intelligence officer and linguist during the Vietnam War, he was awarded the Bronze Star and Air Medal in 1970...

    , Los Angeles Times Syndicate
  • Jay Norwood Darling
    Jay Norwood Darling
    Jay Norwood Darling , better known as Ding Darling, was a Pulitzer-Prize winning American cartoonist....

    , Des Moines Register
  • Sean Delonas
    Sean Delonas
    Sean Delonas is an American political cartoonist and author whose work is published by the New York Post as part of their Page Six content.-Life and career:Delonas graduated from the New York Academy of Art...

    , New York Post]
  • Robert W. Edgren
    Robert W. Edgren
    Robert Wadsworth Edgren was a nationally syndicated American political and sports cartoonist, reporter, editor and Olympic athlete.-Background:...

    , The Evening World
  • Charles Fincher
    Charles Fincher
    Charles Pugsley Fincher is an American cartoonist and lawyer. His cartoons and comics focus on the law.-Education:...

    , LawComix
  • Mark Fiore
    Mark Fiore
    Mark Fiore is an American political cartoonist specializing in Flash-animated editorial cartoons, whom the Wall Street Journal recently called the undisputed guru of the form....

  • Cristian Fleming
    Unit (Cristian Fleming)
    Unit is an electronic musician based in New York City. Unit began releasing electronic music officially at the age of 25, although he had musical involvement for many years prior, playing bass guitar at 17, and began working on electronic music at the age of 18. Unit has toured at various venues in...

    , The Brooklyn Paper
  • Mike Flugennock
    Mike Flugennock
    Mike Flugennock is a left-leaning political cartoonist from Washington, D.C. He is best known for his political posters, which he and others paste across D.C. and in other cities around the country. He is relatively well-known, and his work has received coverage in the Washington Post on several...

  • Michael Fry
    Michael Fry
    Michael Fry is an American cartoonist, online media entrepreneur and screenwriter. He is known for the syndicated comic strips Committed and Over the Hedge, the latter of which is a collaboration with T. Lewis. Over the Hedge was nominated for best newspaper strip by the National Cartoonist Society...

    , Houston Post
  • Theodor Seuss Geisel
    Dr. Seuss
    Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer, poet, and cartoonist most widely known for his children's books written under the pen names Dr. Seuss, Theo LeSieg and, in one case, Rosetta Stone....

  • Bob Gorrell
    Bob Gorrell
    Bob Gorrell is an American editorial cartoonist. His work appears in numerous newspapers, via syndication. His work is also available online. Gorrell has won several awards for his editorial cartoons.-External Links:*...

    , Creators Syndicate
  • Walt Handelsman
    Walt Handelsman
    Walt Handelsman is an editorial cartoonist for Newsday. He joined the paper in February 2001.-Biography:...

    , Newsday
  • Joe Heller
    Joe Heller
    Joe Heller is the editorial cartoonist for the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States. Heller graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee in 1979 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He served as a staff artist/editorial cartoonist for the West Bend Daily...

    , Green Bay Press-Gazette
  • Herblock
    Herbert Lawrence Block, commonly known as Herblock , was an American editorial cartoonist and author best known for his commentary on national domestic and foreign policy from a liberal perspective.-Career:...

    , The Washington Post
  • Jerry Holbert
    Jerry Holbert
    Jerry Holbert is a cartoonist best known for his syndicated editorial comic strip. He received the National Cartoonist Society Editorial Cartoon Award for 2000 for his work.Holbert grew up in Middletown Township, New Jersey....

    , Boston Herald
  • David Horsey
    David Horsey
    David Horsey is a Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist in the United States. His cartoons appear in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and are syndicated to newspapers nationwide....

    , Seattle Post-Intelligencer
  • Karl Hubenthal
    Karl Hubenthal
    -Biography:Hubenthal attended both Hollywood High School and Chouinard Art School, now Chouinard Art Institute, in Los Angeles. Hubenthal got his first job in the Art Department of the Los Angeles Herald-Express, the same year he graduated from high school. A few years later, Hubenthal began...

    , Los Angeles Hearst newspapers
  • Etta Hulme
    Etta Hulme
    Etta Hulme is an American editorial cartoonist. Her syndicated cartoons have appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram since 1972. She won the National Cartoonist Society Editorial Cartoon Award for 1981 and 1998. -External links:**...

    , Fort Worth Star-Telegram
  • Frank Interlandi
    Frank Interlandi
    Frank Interlandi was an editorial cartoonist for the Des Moines Register and the Los Angeles Times. While at the Register, he won the prize for best editorial cartoon given in 1961 by Sigma Delta Chi, the professional journalism society. A year later, he joined the Times, where he remained until...

    , Des Moines Register. Los Angeles Times
  • Kerry G. Johnson
    Kerry G. Johnson
    Kerry G. Johnson is an African-American graphic designer, caricaturist and humorous illustrator.He was born in Nashville, Tennessee on September 30, 1966...

  • Clayton Jones
    Clayton Jones
    Clayton Jones is an American editorial cartoonist based in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He has been the staff editorial cartoonist for The Free Lance-Star since 1998. His work is syndicated to over 400 publications by Creators Syndicate Inc.-Biography:Jones was born in Fort Hood, Texas in 1966...

    ,The Free Lance-Star
  • Kevin Kallaugher
    Kevin Kallaugher
    Kevin Kallaugher is a political cartoonist for The Economist and the former cartoonist for the Baltimore Sun. He is known as KAL at The Economist.-Editorial cartoon career:...

    , The Economist, Baltimore Sun
  • Steve Kelley
    Steve Kelley (cartoonist)
    Steve Kelley is a syndicated political cartoonist. Born in Virginia, he was an honors graduate of Dartmouth College in 1981, where he drew cartoons for both the Daily Dartmouth and The Dartmouth Review...

    , Times-Picayune
  • Jeff Koterba
    Jeff Koterba
    Jeffrey Koterba is an American editorial cartoonist based in Omaha, Nebraska. He has been Omaha World Herald's cartoonist since 1989 and his work is syndicated nationwide to over 400 newspapers by King Features Syndicate.-Biography:...

    , Omaha World Herald
  • Mike Lester
    Mike Lester
    Michael Eugene "Mike" Lester is a conservative editorial cartoonist and artist who has worked as a children's book illustrator. He received the National Cartoonists Society Book Illustration Award for 2000 for the book A Is for Salad.- External links :**-References:...

    , Rome News-Tribune
  • Mike Luckovich
    Mike Luckovich
    Michael Edward Luckovich is an editorial cartoonist who has worked for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution since 1989...

    , Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Ranan Lurie
    Ranan Lurie
    Ranan R. Lurie is an American Israeli editorial cartoonist and journalist. He is a Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a member of the United Nation Correspondents Association, and the editor of Cartoon News magazine.Lurie became a naturalized citizen of the...

  • Jeff MacNelly
    Jeff MacNelly
    Jeffrey Kenneth MacNelly was a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist and the creator of the popular comic strip Shoe.-Early life:...

    , Chicago Tribune
  • Reg Manning
    Reg Manning
    Reginald W. Manning , better known as Reg Manning, was an American artist and illustrator, best known for his editorial cartoons....

    , Arizona Republic
  • Jimmy Margulies
    Jimmy Margulies
    Jimmy Margulies is an award-winning editorial cartoonist.His work appears daily in The Record in Hackensack, New Jersey, and is distributed nationally to over 425 papers by King Features Syndicate...

    , The Record (Bergen County)
  • Doug Marlette, Tulsa World
  • Bill Mauldin
    Bill Mauldin
    William Henry "Bill" Mauldin was a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist from the United States...

    , St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Glenn McCoy
    Glenn McCoy
    Glenn McCoy is an American conservative cartoonist, whose work includes popular comic strip The Duplex and the daily panel he does with his brother Gary entitled The Flying McCoys. Glenn also produces editorial cartoons...

    , Belleville News-Democrat
  • Jim Morin
    Jim Morin
    Jim Morin is a painter of more than 30 years, usually working in the medium of oil, and the editorial cartoonist at the Miami Herald since 1978. Morin won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning in 1996, he shared the Pulitzer with the Miami Herald Editorial Board in 1983 and was a Pulitzer...

    , Miami Herald
  • Thomas Nast
    Thomas Nast
    Thomas Nast was a German-born American caricaturist and editorial cartoonist who is considered to be the "Father of the American Cartoon". He was the scourge of Boss Tweed and the Tammany Hall machine...

  • Neal Obermeyer
    Neal Obermeyer
    Neal Obermeyer is an editorial cartoonist for the Lincoln Journal-Star, the San Diego Reader, and the Omaha Reader. He currently resides in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.-Early life:...

    , San Diego Reader, Lincoln Journal Star, The Reader
  • Jack Ohman
    Jack Ohman
    Jack Ohman is an American editorial cartoonist based in Portland, Oregon. He has been The Oregonian’s cartoonist since 1983 and his work is syndicated nationwide to over 300 newspapers by Tribune Media Services.-Biography:...

    , The Oregonian
  • Pat Oliphant
    Pat Oliphant
    Patrick Bruce "Pat" Oliphant is the most widely syndicated political cartoonist in the world, described by the New York Times as "the most influential cartoonist now working"...

    , Universal Press Syndicate
  • Paul Palnik
    Paul Palnik
    Paul Palnik is a Jewish-American artist, writer and educator.Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Palnik introduced kabbalistic, spiritual themes, into his cartoons in the 1980s-1990s His cartoons could be described as equal parts graphic design, drawing, poetry and literature. Palnik's images are pen and ink...

  • Jeff Parker
    Jeff Parker (editorial cartoonist)
    Jeff Parker has been editorial cartoonist for Florida Today which serves Florida's Space Coast, since 1992. He also assists Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist Mike Peters with his comic strip, Mother Goose & Grimm and worked with Denis Lebrun on the daily Blondie comic strip from 1996 until 2005...

    , Florida Today
  • Mike Peters, Dayton Daily News
  • Ted Rall
    Ted Rall
    Ted Rall is an American columnist, syndicated editorial cartoonist, and author. His political cartoons often appear in a multi-panel comic-strip format and frequently blend comic-strip and editorial-cartoon conventions. The cartoons appear in approximately 100 newspapers around the United States...

    , Universal Press Syndicate
  • Michael Ramirez
    Michael Ramirez
    Michael Patrick Ramirez is a two-time American Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist. His cartoons typically present conservative viewpoints....

    , Investor's Business Daily
  • Mikhaela Reid
    Mikhaela Reid
    Mikhaela Blake Reid is an editorial cartoonist published in various alternative newspapers and magazines, including The Boston Phoenix, Bay Windows, Metro Times, and In These Times, and was also reprinted in Los Angeles Times...

  • Marty Riskin
    Marty Riskin
    Martin "Marty" Riskin, is an American political cartoonist and the author of the Penspeak political cartoon. He also provides caricatures of local political figures for local newspapers.-Background:...

  • Ben Sargent
    Ben Sargent
    Ben Sargent is an American editorial cartoonist. He began drawing editorial cartoons for the Austin American-Statesman in 1974 and retired in 2009. His cartoons are also distributed nationally by Universal Press Syndicate....

    , Austin American-Statesman
  • Bill Schorr
    Bill Schorr
    Bill Schorr is an American cartoonist of syndicated editorial cartoons and comic strips.Schorr retired in March 2009 but came out of retirement by August of the same year.-Comic strips:...

    , United Media, United Features Syndicate
  • Rob Smith, Jr.
    Rob Smith, Jr.
    Rob Smith, Jr. is an American editorial cartoonist and caricaturist.-Background:Born in Orlando, Florida in 1963, Smith started drawing caricatures at theme parks while still in high school. He attended the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida, the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic...

    , DBR Media
  • Scott Stantis
    Scott Stantis
    Scott Brian Stantis is an American editorial cartoonist.-Career:Scott is currently the Editorial Cartoonist for The Chicago Tribune and USA Today. He began his career with The Chicago Tribune on September 1, 2009 following the paper's nine-year search to replace Jeff MacNelly, who died in June 2000...

    , The Birmingham News
  • Ed Stein
    Ed Stein (cartoonist)
    Edward Alan Stein is a liberal American cartoonist and former editorial cartoonist for the now-closed Rocky Mountain News in Denver, Colorado. Stein drew editorial cartoons five days a week, and previously published a local daily comic strip called Denver Square...

    , Rocky Mountain News
  • Ed Subitzky
    Ed Subitzky
    Ed Subitzky, full name Edward Jack Subitzky is an American writer and artist, who is best known as a cartoonist, comics artist, and humorist/humor writer. He has also worked as a television comedy writer and performer, a writer and performer of radio comedy, and a writer of radio drama, as well as...

    , New York Times
  • Richard Taylor
    Richard Taylor
    Richard Taylor may refer to:*Richard Taylor , father of U.S. president Zachary Taylor*Richard Taylor , British general*Richard Taylor , son of U.S...

  • Ann Telnaes
    Ann Telnaes
    Ann Carolyn Telnaes is a editorial cartoonist. Unlike many editorial cartoonists, Telnaes does not draw for any one set newspaper, and her cartoons are instead syndicated across the United States. In 2001, she became the second woman cartoonist to win the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning...

    , NYTS/CWS
  • Tom Toles
    Tom Toles
    Thomas Gregory Toles is an American political cartoonist. He is the winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning...

    , Washington Post
  • Tom Tomorrow
    Tom Tomorrow
    Tom Tomorrow is the pen name of editorial cartoonist Dan Perkins. His weekly comic strip This Modern World, which comments on current events, appears regularly in over 90 newspapers across the U.S. and Canada as of 2006, as well as on CREDO Action and Daily Kos, where he is its comics curator...

    , This Modern World
  • Rob Tornoe
    Rob Tornoe
    Rob Tornoe is the political cartoonist for, a network of state-oriented political websites owned by The New York Observer. He is a member of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists and provides cartoons to The Press of Atlantic City, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The News...

  • J. P. Trostle, Herald-Sun (Durham, North Carolina)
  • Edmund S. Valtman
    Edmund S. Valtman
    Edmund S. Valtman was an Estonian-American editorial cartoonist and winner of the 1962 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning....

    , The Hartford Times
  • Gary Varvel
    Gary Varvel
    Gary Varvel is a political cartoonist for the Indianapolis Star. Gary Varvel has been the editorial cartoonist for The Star since 1994. Previously he was the chief artist for The Indianapolis News for 16 years. His works are syndicated with Gannett....

    , Indianapolis Star
  • Dan Wasserman
    Dan Wasserman
    Dan Wasserman is an American political cartoonist for The Boston Globe. Wasserman joined the Globe in 1985. He is syndicated in 40 papers in the U.S., Latin America, and Europe, and is the author of two books, We've Been Framed and Paper Cuts. Wasserman has a BA from Swarthmore College and studied...

    , Boston Globe
  • Emil Weiss
    Emil Weiss
    Emil Weiss Illustrator, one of the last “press artists” -Biography:...

  • Signe Wilkinson
    Signe Wilkinson
    Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist best known for her work at the Philadelphia Daily News. She is the first female cartoonist to win the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning in 1992 and was once named "the Pennsylvania state vegetable substitute" by the former speaker of the...

    , Philadelphia Daily News
  • Monte Wolverton
    Monte Wolverton
    Monte Wolverton is an American editorial cartoonist who is best known for his satiric pages in Mad, his Weekly Wolvertoon website and his contributions as the managing editor of The Plain Truth....

    , Cagle Cartoons
  • Don Wright, Palm Beach Post
  • Larry Wright
    Larry Wright (cartoonist)
    Larry Wright is an American cartoonist, known for his editorial cartoons published in The Detroit News. He received the National Cartoonist Society Editorial Cartoon Award for 1980 and 1984. He is also the author of the comic strips Wright Angles and Kit 'N' Carlyle.- References :...

    , Detroit News
  • Adam Zyglis
    Adam Zyglis
    Adam Zyglis is an American editorial cartoonist who works for the Buffalo News of Buffalo, New York, where he replaced Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Toles who became the cartoonist for the Washington Post. Zyglis is also nationally syndicated through Cagle Cartoons...

    , Buffalo News

See also

  • Editorial cartoon
    Editorial cartoon
    An editorial cartoon, also known as a political cartoon, is an illustration containing a commentary that usually relates to current events or personalities....

  • Editorial cartoonist
    Editorial cartoonist
    An editorial cartoonist, also known as a political cartoonist, is an artist who draws editorial cartoons that contain some level of political or social commentary....