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
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 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
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
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!