National Cartoonists Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: May 5, 2017 is National Cartoonists Day.

Cartoonists Day

Cartoonists Day remembers the anniversary from the posting from the first colour cartoon, The Yellow Kid in 1895. Now cartoons really are a core element of many newspapers, guides and printed media, and also have had (and then have) a big impact on the culture.

Charlie Hebdo anniversary: French-born MSP Christian Allard wants 'cartoonists ...
Charlie Hebdo anniversary: French-born MSP Christian Allard wants 'cartoonists ...

FRENCH-born SNP MSP Christian Allard last night called for January 7 to be Cartoonists' Day as he defended the new front cover of Charlie Hebdo marking the first anniversary of the massacre at its offices. Speaking to The National ahead of a debate in ...

Happy Cartoonists Day from Chris Browne, Hagar artist
Happy Cartoonists Day from Chris Browne, Hagar artist

Happy Cartoonists Day from Chris Browne, Hagar artist. Chris Browne, Sioux Falls resident and the artist who draws the "Hägar the Horrible" cartoon strip, wishes everyone a happy Cartoonists Day. It's the anniversary of the publishing of the first ...

Comics AM | 'Roller Girl' named as Newbery Honor Book
Comics AM | 'Roller Girl' named as Newbery Honor Book

7, the anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attack, be designated as Cartoonists Day, “an occasion when rather than dwelling upon the violent act of terrorists we remember the importance of humour, satire and tolerance of dissenting opinion as hallmarks of ...

Malaysian Muslim cartoonist calls for 'World Cartoonists Day' in remembrance ...
Malaysian Muslim cartoonist calls for 'World Cartoonists Day' in remembrance ...

As an anniversary of mourning and salute, Zunar tells The Post's Comic Riffs, Jan. 7 “should be declared as World Cartoonists Day to honor Stéphane Charbonnier, Cabu, Wolinski and Tignous.” Zunar referred to the cartoonists Stéphane Charbonnier (pen ...

Charged Malaysian cartoonist Zunar receives 2015 CPJ Press Freedom Award
Charged Malaysian cartoonist Zunar receives 2015 CPJ Press Freedom Award

LAST YEAR, as we sat in a Washington home, Zunar raised his hands to jab and stab and punctuate his every impassioned point. When a cartoonist faces a moral crisis, he told Comic Riffs, “you need to stand and fight. You need to carry the people's voice ...

Crowdfund of the week: Free-speech cartoonists vs. legal and mortal threats
Crowdfund of the week: Free-speech cartoonists vs. legal and mortal threats

[After Hebdo: Zunar calls for World Cartoonists' Day]. MC: How much has Charlie Hebdo changed the public awareness of how dangerous cartooning can be, from your vantage point on the ground? And are you able to use that heightened awareness at all ...

Fun Facts for Tuesday, May 5
Fun Facts for Tuesday, May 5

The celebration held every May 5th commemorates Mexico's victory over its French occupiers at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. While it was not a major battle , the day became a rallying point for a sense of national pride and resistance against the French.

Malaysia calls a tweet 'seditious' and arrests the cartoonist who posted it
Malaysia calls a tweet 'seditious' and arrests the cartoonist who posted it

Malaysian cartoonist Zunar's last cartoon tweeted out before his arrest on February 10th in Kuala Lampur. The cartoon condemns Malaysia's judiciary for dismissing opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's final appeal against a sodomy conviction and suggests ...

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