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Illustration for GQ Magazine

Clicky to Embiggen… I did the above piece a month or two ago for an issue of GQ Magazine that just hit the stands—it’s a gag article about how the NFL is trying to make the Superbowl more woman-friendly. Some of the gags: Players have to wear Spanx rather than football pants Susan B. Anthony […]

Special Event: Penn Zero Part-Time Hero

Disney Television Animation and ASIFA Invite You to a Very Special Event Disney Penn: Zero Part-Time Hero. Meet the creators of the new Disney XD show and join in on the lively discussion! Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero is an upcoming Disney animated television series that will premiere on Disney XD. It follows Penn Zero, a [...]

Washington Post MADness

If you are a fan of comics or cartooning, you should be a regular reader of Comic Riffs, a column/blog from the Washington Post written by “Writer-artist-recovering-syndicated-cartoonist” Michael Cavna. Michael posted an article today about my recently released cover art for the NCS Reuben Awards Weekend brochure, where he interviews some of the victims subjects […]


Paramount Pictures invites you and your family (ASIFA member +3) to special screenings in Los Angeles & New York of The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water Life is dandy in Bikini Bottom for SpongeBob Squarepants (Tom Kenny) and his friends Patrick (Bill Fagerbakke), Squidward (Rodger Bumpass), Mr. Krabs (Clancy Brown) and Sandy (Carolyn Lawrence). However, [...]

The Year in Review: 2014

2014 proved to be a year of incredible growth for ASIFA-Hollywood as it continued to evolve into an organization that celebrates all forms of animation. Thanks to our corporate sponsors Blue Sky, Cartoon Network, Disney Television Animation,...Show More Summary

Sketch o’the Week- Peter Capaldi!

Here’s a (very) rare commission: Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi- 8 1/2 x 12 on bristol board, ink with dip pen and washes.

Annie Awards “42? to Celebrate the Best in Animation

The Annie Awards™ honor overall excellence as well as individual achievement in a total of 36 categories including Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Commercials, Short Subjects and Outstanding Individual Achievements.

2015 Reuben Awards Cover Art and Speakers

Clockwise from far left: Nick Galifianakis, Mort Drucker, Brian Crane, Doug Mahnke, Mark Anderson, Jeff Keane, Ann Telnaes and Juana Medina- (Clicky to Embiggen) Members of the National Cartoonists Society will be receiving the official brochure for the 2015 Reuben Award Weekend in their mailboxes in the next week or so. My cover art above. […]

Artist interview: Mel Stringer

I had the joy of conducting an email interview with the lovely artist Mel Stringer recently – you might already be a fan of her work on Frankie Magazine, or her well-stocked and extremely popular Etsy shop; but if you aren’t, you might just change your mind. Show More Summary

TMAoC Sixth Printing!

As I speak… uh… type, my book The Mad Art of Caricature is running its sixth printing since its release in November of 2011. Copies will be arriving here sometime in early March, depending on the shipping strikes on the west coast. The book will definitely sell out both with me and Amazon before the […]

Monday MADness! Malcolm in the Middle!

This week’s Monday MADness is a look at my very first parody for MAD, “Malcontent in the Muddle” written by Desmond Devlin from MAD #403, March 2001. The color digital files from this piece is lost to posterity thanks to a lost CD-ROM and a computer crash in the late 2000’s that corrupted the original […]

#747 What would they talk about

When Berlioz the rooster meet his pal Beethoven the frog. I got inspired by the fantastic book (The Art of Richard Thompson) So much talent bottled up in one Artist!!!

Sunday Mailbag- For Family and Friends?

Q: Do you use your drawing skills for private tasks, say for instance a birthday-card for your uncle? And are you asked by relatives, friends or neighbors to make just a little drawing for a party, a present, etc.of course without getting payed? A: That sort of thing is inevitable, but I have to say […]

Schoolism Toronto & Montreal promocodes 2015

Looking for promocodes to the Schoolism Montreal & Toronto workshops? These promocodes will get you all access for $150. Montreal Promocode: CANADIENS Toronto Promocode: DISTILLERY

The Grand Comic Con Experiment

  The Lovely Anna at NYCC, ready to help you! I tried a bit of an experiment in 2014… doing a lot of comic book conventions. This is something I hadn’t ever done in the past because, well, MAD is sort of the red-headed stepchild of that kind of crowd. Yes, everyone’s heard of it […]

FleischerFest This Saturday at The Steve Allen Theater!

This Saturday, January 24, Jerry Beck will be curating FleischerFest, a celebration of the cartoons of Dave and Max Fleischer. It’s also a tribute to the animators responsible for Koko the Clown, Betty Boop, Popeye, the original Superman cartoons, the sing-along Bouncing Ball cartoons, and much more! Cartoons will be primarily projected on 16mm film [...]

Illustration Throwback Thursday: Bo Confidential!

Today’s edition of “Illustration Throwback Thursday” features a book I illustrated for MAD back in 2009 called Bo Confidential: The Secret Files of America’s First Dog, which just so happens to be on sale via the MAD iPad app for only 99 cents (cheap) this week only! The story behind this book is a short […]

Annie Awards Will Be Streamed Live

But What If I Can’t Go to the Annies? What? We won’t see you at the awards this year? We’ll, you can still see us! Watch the ceremony on our live stream. The broadcast begins at 7:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on Saturday, January 31st. Animation Scoop, Jerry Beck’s Indiewire blog will also link to [...]

Sketch o’the Week- Tilda Swinton!

This week’s sketch… no doubt soon to be sold as t-shirts in several Etsy stores… is of Oscar winning actress Tilda Swinton.

Educating Copyright Thieves…

… one at a time. Dear Lettie, No doubt you are well aware of this, but several of the items you have for sale in your Etsy store use caricatures of mine, taken from my website and colorized/manipulated into T-shirt designs. You do not have permission to use my work and are in direct violation […]

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