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Illustration Throwback Thursday #5

Back in the early 2000?s the Minnesota Twins pro baseball team had a monthly magazine that was both distributed at the ballpark and sold on news stands… and the Twins were actually a good team as opposed to sucking as they do today. I did a fair amount of work for the magazine in 2000 […]

Sketch o’the Week- Stephen Colbert!

This week’s SotW is the upcoming new host of “The Late Show”, Stephen Colbert.

“Fan Art” and Copyrights

I get asked quite a bit about the legality of selling the Limited Edition prints I have been offering the last few years. Having just got back from Comic-Con, the issue of selling images featuring characters you do not have the copyrights to is an obviously major one. Walking through the exhibit floor, you see […]

Monday MADness! MAD about Comic-Con!

I’m currently en route back some from sunny San Diego and the big, loud and sweaty frenzy known as San Diego Comic-Con. MAD had a panel last Thursday where editor John Ficarra had the room thoroughly bored waiting for the free swag in stitches with highlights from this past year’s issues of MAD, and the […]

Sunday Mailbag- Comic-Cons?

Q: It’s been fun to see your reports from the San Diego Comic-Con. I have noticed you are doing quite a few comic-cons all of a sudden, whereas you used to do very few if any. What changed? A: I’ll probably never do a big circuit of conventions like some artists do, but yes I […]

More From SDCC!

Day one at Comic-Con was extremely frenzied with The Tenacious D signing at the NCS booth as well as the general craziness. Here are some photos: The National Cartoonists Society booth #1307 A look at the convention floor from the booth Greg Evans (Luann) and Rick Detorie (One Big Happy) Me doing a drawing for […]

Live from San Diego Comic-Con 2014

Reporting live from the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con! Last night was preview night, which was the usual crazy frenzy since there are no panels or presentations going on to thin out the crowd on the floor. I will be at the NCS booth (#1307) today from 10 am-4 pm doing drawings, selling books and MAD […]

Sketch o’the Week- Adam West… AGAIN?!?

Holy Faber Castell… Not another caricature of the Caper Crusader by this Scandalous Scrawler of Sketches! What could this Peccant Pusher of Pencils be up to? Will our hero get DRAWN into a grisly, GRAPHIC fate? Is he in LINE to be further ridiculed by this Despicable Doodler? TOON in soon for the SKETCHY details, […]


I needed a headshot, today, so I redrew a sketch from a couple weeks ago.

The NCS Announces the Launch of The National Cartoonist Magazine!

The NCS Foundation has really been firing on all cylinders lately, starting several initiatives that are going to be terrific resources fro pro an aspiring cartoonists alike. They and the NCS just announced one of those new initiatives today, the free digital magazine, The National Cartoonist!: From the NCS Website and NCSF President Steve McGarry: […]

When you’re not where you want to be

The thought about being a landscape architect never once crossed my mind as I was growing up. I didn’t spend my younger days thinking about how great it could be if I could be one – to spend my time designing gardens, parks and pockets...Show More Summary

NCS 2014 Comic-Con Shirt Unveiled!

Clicky to embiggen! Holy 50/50 cotton polyester blend, Batman! This year’s official NCS Comic-Con T-shirt is in honor of the 75th anniversary of the first appearance of the Caped Crusader! With artwork by Bill Amend, Sergio Aragonés, Jim Borgman, Jack Davis (!!), Jeff Keane, Rick Kirkman, Patrick McDonnell, Bill Morrison, Mike Peters, myself, Stan Sakai, […]

Monday MADness- Jack Black!

In honor of the National Cartoonists Society having Jack Black and Kyle Gass of Tenacious D (along with illustrator Luke McGarry) signing autographs at the NCS booth on Thursday at the San Diego Comic-Con, here’s a look at all my art for the parody of “School of Rock” from MAD #438, Feb. 2004: Clicky any […]

Sunday Mailbag- Creating Crowd Scenes?

Q: When you are tasked to draw a front cover with dozens of faces on it (like the Obama inauguration number) WHERE do you start? I avoid such jobs like the plague because I find it too intimidating – trying to get everyone in is a nightmare! A: As it happens, I did a short […]

Tenacious D and the NCS at Comic-Con!

The National Cartoonists Society just released thier full signing schedule for San Diego Comic Con, which includes an appearance by Tenacious D aka Jack Black and Kyle Gass, with illustrator Luke McGarry, who will be there promoting their Festival Supreme show and signing limited eiditon posters of the event with art done by Luke! Here’s […]

The Folding Man

Paste Magazine has a terrific article on the incomparable Al Jaffee and the MAD feature he created and made famous… the “Fold-In”. Al talks about the thinking behind his favorite Fold-Ins from the last Go check it out. Incidentally, Al still does the Fold-In every issue. He still hand delivers the art to the MAD […]

I’ll Have the Danish

My favorite new word is hygge, pronounced, “hooga”, but with a better Danish accent. In Denmark, it means coziness and warmth and cheerful goodness. It means candlelight and hot mulled wine, knitted scarves and good companions, pickled herring and maybe a friendly Viking. I’m thinking about … Continue reading ?

Illustration Throwback Thursday #4

In 1994 I got a job through a design firm to do a cover illustration for the “Rolaids Relief Man Award Media Guide“, a 4 “x 9? booklet with the current year’s Major League Baseball relief pitchers statistics, put out by Rolaids in conjunction with their sponsorship of the MLB “Relief Man Award”. The cover […]

Tom Gauld

I first came across Tom Gauld’s work on Flickr, and once I started looking, I couldn’t stop. Tom works in the UK as a cartoonist and illustrator; counting The Guardian and the New Yorker among his clients. His comics are filled withShow More Summary

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