From pot shots at Hugh Hefner and the Catholic Church to moving images of the poor and disenfranchised, the editorial commentary in this collection has been deemed award-worthy in the eyes of the industry. Some of the topics discussed include gays in the military, the Gulf Coast oil spill, the introduction of the iPad, and the war in Iraq. Mike Keefe won a Pulitzer Prize for his body of work, such as “Gridlock,” and “Don’t Spread on Me.” A host of newsworthy and popular figures make an appearance in this collection, such as the Chilean coal miners, Barack Obama, Dora the Explorer, and Jed Clampett.
A collection of cartoon commentary deemed award-winning by national and international judges, this compilation includes biographies of the cartoonists and descriptions of each prize. As printed in such national publications as USA Today, Times, Newsweek, and the US News & World Report, a sampling of work from each artist is included.
About the Editor
Dean P. Turnbloom drew cartoons as an amateur all his life, but it was not until he retired from the navy after thirty-one years of service to his country that he began having his work published. A long-time admirer of editorial cartooning, Turnbloom has had his cartoons published in regional and national newspapers as well as online news outlets, including USA Today and CNN.com. Turnbloom and his wife of more than three decades, Nanette, reside in Santee, California.
PRIZEWINNING POLITICAL CARTOONS
By Dean P. Turnbloom
HUMOR / Topic / Political
HUMOR / Form / Comic Strips & Cartoons
112 pp. 8 1/2 X 11
100 color illus. 62 b/w illus. Index