Why are there no women cartoonists? by Cinders McLeod

WebFind: “Why Are There No Women Cartoonists?” by Cinders McLeod

Cinders McLeod – writer, satirist, artist, doublebassist and creator of the Moneybunnies series, financial literary for kids – drew a cartoon in 1991 in response to the oft-asked question “why are there no women cartoonists?” 20 year later, in 2011, she looked at it and thought it should be out there and posted it onContinue reading WebFind: “Why Are There No Women Cartoonists?” by Cinders McLeod

Stuart Rothstein, a retired Brock chemistry and physics professor, donated a rare version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, illustrated by Salvador Dali, to Brock University's Special Collections in 2017. Image: Brock University

WebFind: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, illustrated by Salvador Dali

In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an Oxford mathematician and Anglican deacon, published Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, a story about a little girl who tumbles down a rabbit hole, first introducing the world to Alice and her pseudonymous creator, Lewis Carroll. There have been a huge number of visual takes on the character and her adventuresContinue reading WebFind: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, illustrated by Salvador Dali

Typical Errors in English - Site

WebFind: Typical Errors in English offers a guide to British Comics

Typical Errors in English is a web site and book,  a collection of English language mistakes (usually) made by students studying English as a second language, and even by the occasional native speaker – but author and cartoonist ​Roger Hartopp, who set up the site, is also a comics fan and has published a smashingContinue reading WebFind: Typical Errors in English offers a guide to British Comics

Carl Giles at work in his garden in 1945, filmed by British Pathé

WebFind: The Legendary Daily Express cartoonist Giles at work – in 1945

British Pathé has posted a short film about Carl Giles, one of Britain’s most-loved newspaper cartoonists, at work in 1945. At this point, Giles was working for Express Newspapers, but some of the very best of the cartoons he produced between 1939 and 1945, many created for Reynold’s News were brought together in 2017 inContinue reading WebFind: The Legendary Daily Express cartoonist Giles at work – in 1945

Westair Reproductions "Dinosaur Attack" Rub-Down Transfers

WebFind: Rub-Down Transfers Revived!

Anyone of a certain age, who probably grew up in the 1960s and 70s any way, will remember Letraset’s “Action Transfers” (and similar products), offering the opportunity to create your own Doctor Who, Joe 90, Star Wars and Tarzan adventures with “rub-down” figures applied to “blank canvas” backgrounds. But until this morning, I had no idea they were still being made.Continue reading WebFind: Rub-Down Transfers Revived!