Archived posts with tag ‘Matt Bors’
It’s a Major Award!
Matt Bors, the artist behind this blog’s design as well as the graphic novel WAR IS BORING, has won a major cartooning award. “The prize money is extremely generous and important, as it is more than I’ve ever made in a year from my editorial cartoons,” Bors told The Washington Post. He said he plans to reinvest his winnings in his work.
Kim Jong Il Comix
Click through to revisit our Kim Jong Il Comix, created by Kyle Mizokami and Matt Bors to celebrate Dear Leader’s eccentric approach to war.
Cartooning Crime Alert!
by DAVID AXE Artist Matt Bors alerts us to a case of cartooning plagiarism: This isn’t [accused plagiarizer David] Simpson’s first go-round at the light box. He was fired from his previous cartooning gig at Tulsa World in 2005 for redrawing a Bob Englehart cartoon. His excuse that time was claiming he found an unsigned version [...]
Vote for a Comics Panel at SXSW
Matt Bors is trying to convince the organizers of the SXSW confab to include a panel on comics journalism next year. Vote here.
Matt Bors: The Art of Peace
The infamous Danish Muhammad cartoons, published in the newspaper Jyllands-Posten on September 30th, 2005, led to protests, riots, and over 100 deaths around the world. The discussion that followed about the balance between free speech and incitement in cartoons, between ridicule and bigotry, led to the creation of Cartooning For Peace, an organization of international editorial cartoonists dedicated to promoting free expression and “mutual respect between people of different faiths or cultures.”