Wallkill Senior High School in upstate New York disinvited the author of “Killed Cartoons: Casualties From The War On Free Expression” from speaking to students.
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Cartoonist Mindy Indy had never heard of familial dysautonomia before getting hired to draw a weekly series about it. Now, her comic has made her a fixture in the community.
Iran is holding its second International Holocaust Cartoon Contest — supposedly in the name of free speech. Cartoonist Lior Zaltzman says it’s nothing but a cheap provocation.
Cartoons aren’t just for kids anymore. Ezra Glinter writes that animation has long been at the forefront of conversations about race, gender, inequality — and anti-Semitism.
A controversial artist has drawn cartoon images of ‘The Simpsons’ at Auschwitz. He claims the goal is to raise awareness about the Holocaust. But Anna Goldenberg isn’t convinced.
A Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s exhibit about ‘Ghost World’ cartoonist Daniel Clowes ought to come with a parental advisory for explicit content.
Victor Navasky has been publishing edgy political cartoons for decades. But he knows an anti-Semitic caricature when he sees it.
Ben Katchor’s forte has always been his ability to nudge a real-life absurdity one or two notches too far. This quality is on display in his new book ‘Hand-Drying in America.’
Every frame in Rachel Loube’s “Every Tuesday: A Portrait of the New Yorker Cartoonists,” now screening at the Boston Jewish Film Festival, together with “The Art of Spiegelman,” threatens to dissolve into cliché. There is the premise itself: Every Tuesday, New Yorker cartoonists, young and old, submit their work, and then go for lunch. It is a beautiful, invisible New York tradition, the kind that Gay Talese would have celebrated in luxurious prose, the kind that the media is intent on reminding us no longer exist. The restaurant is appropriately shabby. The food scenes are all set to jazz.