The seven-minute episodes show characters dealing with difficult emotions like fear and grief through play.
A sociology professor uses the popular ‘Boondocks’ cartoon to explore contemporary issues of race in American society.
Ash Ketchum is retiring from the Pokémon franchise, but this doesn’t spell the end of Pikachu.
Cartoonists throughout the nation’s history have been jailed, beaten, sued and censored. But Scott Adams’ work is being rejected for what he expressed off the page.
These disappearances demonstrate deep flaws in the way Australia maintains our rich cartoon heritage.
In the age of the Black Lives Matter movement, Basquiat’s work is more relevant than ever. It highlights racial inequality and violence against racialized people.
It’s the 20th anniversary of Best Australian Political Cartoons – and it has been quite a year. From Putin to Dutton to Albanese, our cartoonists have been hard at work skewering the powerful.
A cartoon commemorating the death of King William IV in 1837 would have been unthinkable; by the time Queen Victoria died in 1901, newspapers had changed.
Much of his work was imbued with a sense of the end, so it is fitting to look back at three of his best works to mark the illustrator’s passing
Political cartoonists have found their own ways of coping with a new government
The iconic image may have originated with a meat supplier named Samuel Wilson. Or not.
Cartoon character Dennis the Menace has had more influence on British society than you might think.
Growing up is never easy, but visualising complex ideas can help. Animation and character design allow us to put a metaphorical mirror up to society.
Royal satire has softened over the last 300 years, but audiences are more sensitive to barbs against the institution.
From the blog ‘Mom’s Cancer’ to novellas about lupus to moving Instagram posts, comic artists are humanising illnesses.
The condition challenges the centuries-old idea that all great artists are able to envision what they’re drawing.
When we read comics, we ‘hear’ sound on the page. Creators are experts at this cross-sensory form of storytelling - indeed one database lists over 2500 comic book sounds.
Released in 2001, it was the first film to really give Pixar a run for its money.
Unless we address the lack of diversity in newsrooms, we will continue to see work like Leak’s cartoon making it through the gate.
Scientists provide the credibility and accuracy, while the artists ensure this is communicated with creative flair and appealing designs.