London’s Illustration Cupboard’s 3rd Annual Political Cartoon Exhibition open

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Cartoon by Jeremy Banks (aka BANX)

Based in Bury Street, London, The Illustration Cupboard Gallery is hosting an exhibition of some of Britain’s finest political cartoonists: the Daily Telegraph’s Christian Adams, the late Punch cartoonist Albert Edgar Beard, the Financial Times cartoonist Jeremy Banks (better known as BANX) , The Week’s Stephen Lee, Financial Times cartoonist Ingram PinnPlumThe Observer‘s Chris Riddell and Daily Express cartoonist Paul Thomas.

• The exhibition runs until 19th September and you can see some of the work featured here.


The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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