Tom Gauld prepares for videoconferencing by updating his procrastinating.
A new Gilbert Hernandez shirt, with proceeds going to fund independent bookshops (and comic shops) across the US during the lockdown: It’s also discounted for the next day and a half, as part of an overall sale on Threadless.
Olivia Jaimes has eveidently caught up with the backlog of advance strips at her syndicate: today Nancy and Sluggo are engaged in online learning. If she’s stuck with the pair isolating together for the duration of the real-world lockdown, one imagines Sluggo will disappear from the strip for months afterwards while Jaimes has Nancy get […]
Ruben Bolling’s Tom The Dancing Bug strip today uses a Harvey Comics-style riff to address US states whose governors are announcing plans to cancel public health measures, in favour of throwing bodies wildly onto a cartoon pyre labelled Capital.
Illustrator, author, OBE and Children’s Laureate, Chris Riddell has been keeping a personal sketchbook of political cartoons for five years. He posted today’s publicly:
Weird micro-memoir about a family fleeing NYC for Texas during the pandemic by Mira Jacobs at the New York Times. Not only is there no reflection or emotion within the piece about their circumstances, Jacobs boggles at other people getting petrol at a local gas station for five minutes – “Don’t they know?” – when […]
With physical distribution channels shut down, Dave Sim and the small network of fans who collaborate with him on the idiosyncratic collage fumetti Cerebus In Hell have switched from monthly paper pamphlets to free weekly PDFs of new strips and shorts. Adding the virus into the pictures-of-Cerebus-stuck-into-pictures-by-Dore format might not make it any more coherent, […]
Mixed governmental messaging, and a more advanced decay of trust in media than other anglo democracies, has Australia still not getting the seriousness of preventative measures against the virus. Sydney cartoonist and activist Jess Harwood is ruminating on local avian types. (The cartoon appears to only be transmitted virally so far – click through to […]
Slime cartoonist, NOW editor and Fantagraphics publisher Eric Reynolds is thinking about the effect of the government on America’s citizenry again: “Collage in the time of Coronavirus.”