Eight cartoonists at the gates of prison

Eight cartoonists at the gates of prison

Andalan, 13 to 19 March 1981 Forty years, the same stories If complaints, denunciations and trials for“offences against religious feelings” seem almost daily occurrences today, during the last throes of Franco’s regime, they were also commonplace. Here is the story of the last attempt, during the mandate of the last …

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Cristhian Hova’s lies

Cristhian Hova's lies

Cristhian Hoyos Varillas is a Peruvian illustrator who signs his name as “ Cristhian Hova” and has been in the news this week for clumsily lying about his artistic successes. Ghosting is one of the least forgivable sins, along with plagiarism, in the profession. Journalist Diego Salazar scratched beyond an …

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Kenya bans six cartoon series for “promoting homosexuality”

Kenya bans six cartoon series for "promoting homosexuality"

Cartoon series banned in Kenya Serials suffer from the same same problems than comic books. The Kenya Film Classification Board(KFCB) has this month banned a total of six cartoon series from airing in the country after they were labelled as “pro-gay” content. The series banned in Kenya The series that …

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American Catastrophe, censorship at school

American Catastrophe, censorship at school

“American Catastrophe” by Liam Shea, pencil, pastel and digital. Photo: Kelly Zeiss Shea In early June Morristown High School mounted its art and design exhibition of student work, the theme of this year’s art class was “America Takes a selfie“. Liam Shea’s five-foot-tall drawing was withdrawn and the student was …

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The war between India and the US, in cartoons

The war between India and the US, in cartoons

Heng im cartoon in NYT (06/12/2015) In December 2015, coinciding with the UN Climate Summit in Paris, The New York Times published this cartoon by Heng Kim Song (Singapore, 1964) depicting India as an elephant sitting on the tracks impeding the progress of the climate change talks train. Indian cartoonists, …

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