Cartoon: From Birth

December 28, 2015 Artwork, Comics, In The News Comments (0) 672

After it was announced that yet another killer cop was going to walk without so much as a trial, Roxane Gay put out a suggestion for an editorial cartoon. I’m not sure I can fairly describe this as “collaboration,” but whatever it is, I was excited to be part of it.

It’s a weird/shitty thing about drawing editorial cartoons that you sometimes do your best work in response to the worst things happening in the world, but that’s the nature of the art form. It’s not often you get a chance to impress someone you really admire, and as awful as this verdict (and this day) are, it felt really good to hear she liked it.

There’s a second version with a word balloon, and at first I didn’t know which I liked better. The more I look at it, the more I prefer this version.

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Dear Sam

November 25, 2015 Artwork, Comics, Politics / Religion Comments (0) 430

First chunk of free time I’ve had in quite a while, so you may get a few cartoons in the next couple of days.

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More Crimes That Never Happen!

November 12, 2015 Artwork, Comics, Gay and Lesbian, Politics / Religion Comments (0) 331

Perhaps the very worst thing about the repeal of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance is that voters feared imaginary sexual assault so much that they voted in favor of actual sexual assault. There’s basically no documented history of straight men pretending to be transgender so they can access womens’ bathrooms. There is, however, a long and savage history of sexual abuse of transgender people just for being transgender–and for using the restroom to which their chromosomal gender would assign them.

There are people I respect who believe this vote really was about restrooms, and a visceral response to a perceived loss of privacy. Clearly I am not one of those people.

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Cartoon: The Candidate’s New Clothing

August 4, 2015 Artwork, Comics, Politics / Religion Comments (0) 719

You can fairly say a lot of things about Donald Trump. That he misrepresents the Republican brand is not one of them.

More cartoons here.

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Cartoon: HitchBOT in Philadelphia

August 3, 2015 Artwork, Comics Comments (0) 797

Basically just a sketch. Since I still think of Philadelphia as home, this feels fair.

In case you’re unfamiliar: yes, in the early 1970s that was Philadelphia’s actual marketing slogan.

More cartoons here. 

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