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Lovetro Jose Alberto

00/00/19?? – 29/11/1995 Cartoonist, journalist, screenwriter Jose Alberto Lovetro, better known as Jal, and as president of the Association of Cartoonists of Brazil (ACB). He started his career at Folha de S.Paulo in 1973, later worked in the main media in the country, such as the newspaper O Estado de São Paulo, TV Cultura, TV […]


Journalist, writer, cartoonist, set designer Avelli Artis-Gener started journalism in 1928, at the age of 16. He devoted himself to creating cartoons, which he handed under the door of the editorial office of the weekly “Papitu”, which began to publish them. A year later, using the same method, he began to write articles that were […]

Arnold Karl

Painter, cartoonist, illustrator, graphic designer, photographer Karl Maximilian Arnold, born into the family of Bavarian entrepreneur and politician Max Oskar Arnold, was the fourth of nine children. After receiving secondary education, he studies drawing and modeling at an industrial and craft school in his hometown. In the autumn of 1901, he came to Munich and […]

Arno Peter

Cartoonist Curtis Arnoux Peters Jr. (known professionally as Peter Arnault). He published cartoons and 101 covers for The New Yorker from 1925, the first year of the magazine’s existence, until 1968, the year of his death. In 2015, a New Yorker employee, Roger Angell, called him “the magazine’s first genius.” Arnaud was born on January […]

Bernal Antonio Arias

1914 – 1960 Cartoonist Arias Bernal known as ‘The Brigadier’ was one of the most important political caricaturists of Mexico during the first half of the 20th Century. He launched a new and original style, characterized by simple strokes full of wit and irony. His drawings were published on Mexican magazines such as Hoy y Mañana. In […]

Hume Norman Anthony

Cartoonist Norman Hume Anthony was born in Buffalo, New York and later made his way to New York City to pursue a career as a cartoonist and illustrator. He eventually became editor of Judge Magazine and later of Life Magazine under its then owner, Charles Dana Gibson. He went on to create and edit the […]

Andersson Oscar

Cartoonist, comic artist, animator Oscar Emil “O.A.” Andersson ― started working as a teenager at the Royal Mint. When he realized that his passion was connected with drawing, he entered a Technology school and graduated with honors. However, he was not interested in the design. His teacher, Caleb Altin, encouraged him to take up caricature. […]

Andersson Martin

1854 – 1932 Painter, cartoonist, illustrator Martin Anderson was born in Leuchars, Fife, in 1854. After his mother, Margaret Martin, separated from his father, she moved with her children to Cambuslang, Glasgow. Anderson studied at Glasgow School of Art under Robert Greenlees, in Ingram Street Glasgow. On leaving he worked as a designer at a […]

Altan Francesco

Cartoonist, writer, illustrator Francesco Tullio-Altan studied architecture in Venice, but his professional life changed when his daughter Kika was born.  When Kika was three years old, he started writing short stories, and has not stopped since. In addition to children’s books, he writes and draws an animated story for adults and is a well-known Italian […]

Anderson Bradley

Cartoonist, comic artist He has been doing cartoons since he was a student at Brocton Central High School (Brocton, New York), from which he graduated in 1943. After completing his studies, he served in the US Army until 1946, during which time he continued to paint. Initially aspiring to become an industrial designer, he enrolled […]

Alley J.P.

1885 – 04/16/1934 Cartoonist He was an editorial cartoonist (political cartoonist) whose work directed against the Ku Klux Klan earned his employer, the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. He was best known for his Hambone’s Meditations, a syndicated comic strip featuring racist Jim Crow’s caricature of an African American. […]

Alley Cal

Cartoonist Born in Memphis, Cal Ally was the son of James Pinckney Ally, creator of the serial comic Hambone’s Meditations and the first editorial cartoonist at The Commercial Appeal in 1916. “Hambone’s Meditations” was published on the front page of The Commercial Appeal. When the elder Ellie died on April 16, 1934, his wife Nona, […]

T. S. Allen

1870 – 1930 Cartoonist T.S. Allen was an American cartoonist born in Fayette County, Kentucky, around 1870. He attended the James Kane Allen’s school and graduated in classical languages from the Transylvania University in Lexington. In the 1890s, he moved to New York to work as a clerc in his father’s law office. Around same […]

Dudzinski Andrzej

Painter, graphic artist, illustrator, cartoonist Born in 1945 in Sopot. Andrzej Dudziński studied architecture at the Gdańsk University of Technology from 1966 to 1968, and then interior design and graphic art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk. He earned his degree at the Graphic Arts Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw under […]

Alho Asmo

Cartoonist, illustrator, comics artist, editor Alho’s most famous cartoon was Kieku ja Kaiku, which he drew until his death in Cotiliete. The Kieku ja Kaiku comic began appearing in 1931, starting with a trial issue in Oma Koti magazine. The events took place on the farm of two cockerels, where the Pig later moved to […]

Alekseyev Alexander

Cartoonist, animator, illustrator Born on April 18, 1901 in the Russian Empire, he lived and worked mainly in Paris. He and his second wife, Claire Parker (1906-1981), are credited with inventing an animation technique called pin-screen. Alekseev was born in Kazan. He spent his early childhood in Istanbul, where his father, Alexey Alekseev, was a […]

Franklin Osborne Alexander

1897 – 1993 Cartoonist, comic artist, animator Born in St. Louis, Alexander studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, where he took several courses in cartooning and also attended the prestigious Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. During the First World War he served with the Camouflage Engineers and he saw action in Europe. After […]

Weyant Christopher

Cartoonist When Christopher Weyant studied at Gettysburg College in ’89, he did not expect that he would eventually publish cartoons in The New Yorker and The Boston Globe. Weyant grew up in New Jersey. When he studied at Gettysburg College, majoring in political science and economics. At that time, his goal was to become a […]

O’Brien John

1953 Cartoonist, illustrator John O’Brien was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1953 and graduated from The Philadelphia College of Art in 1975. In the course of his career, he has worked with many notable publishers, illustrating over 100 children’s books, 8 of which he also wrote.  He has done illustrations for publications such as The […]

Twohy Mike

Cartoonist, cartoonist, illustrator Mike Tuohy was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He was part of a creative family — his parents were managers of a technology company in Silicon Valley, “before the term “high technology” came into use. Later they ran their own art and lithography studio in San Francisco. In […]

P.C. Vey

Cartoonist Wei sold his first cartoon to The New Yorker in 1993 and has been writing there regularly ever since. His work has been published in such magazines as: Harvard Business Review, Barron’s, National Lampoon, Playboy, AARP Bulletin, The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. He has published three collections […]

Shaw Michael

Cartoonist Michael Shaw works as a lecturer and author of marketing materials at Xavier University during the day, and caricatures at night. His cartoons appeared in the collection of cartoons “The New Yorker Book of Literary Cartoons”, “The Complete Cartoons of The New Yorker”, and “The Rejection Collection” I and II. His work has also […]

Stevens Mick

Cartoonist The first cartoon of Mick Stephen was published in the magazine “New Yorker” in 1979. His work has appeared in several other publications, including Harvard Business Review, Barron’s, The National Law Journal, and USA Weekend. His published books include “Turn on If Ducks Carried Guns,” “What Not to Do Today,” and “Mystery Wrapped in […]

Duffy JC

1951 Cartoonist, writer, musician He has been drawing a comic book series called “The Fusco Brothers” since 1989. He created the comics “Go Figure”, “Go Fish” (from 2002 to 2007) and “Lug Nuts”. He also writes and draws cartoons that appear in The New Yorker, Narrative Magazine and other publications. He is the author of […]

Johnson Carolita

Cartoonist Carolita Johnson has an innate flair for the art of caricature. “I’ve always done my best, and caricature is one of those things, a natural form of self—expression after reading all those Charlie Brown paperbacks,” she explains. Johnson attended Parsons School of Design intending to study illustration, but instead took up fashion design when […]

Smaller Barbara

1953 Cartoonist Barbara Smaller has published more than four hundred cartoons in The New Yorker since 1996. Her drawings have appeared in other publications, including the New York Times, the National Lampoon, Barron’s, and the Guardian, where she had a regular panel cartoon called “White Collar Crime.” Her work was included in “Funny Ladies” (2005) the New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly’s books of female cartoonists, and in “Sex and Sensibility” (2008), and was […]

Levin Arnold

1938 Cartoonist Arnold Levin is an American cartoonist whose works have been published in The New Yorker and other publications. He received an award National Society of Cartoonists Gag Cartoon Award for 1991 and 1992. Arnie Levin is one of the many New Yorker cartoonists and cover artists whose style is probably not immediately recognized […]

Ziegler Jack

Cartoonist A full-time cartoonist at The New Yorker Magazine for over forty years, he has posted more than 1,400 cartoons on its pages. Former editor Lee Lorenz said of Ziegler’s work: “(He) expanded the idea of what a cartoon can be, seamlessly combining the features of a traditional panel with jokes with the features of […]

Dernavich Drew

Cartoonist He is best known as a cartoonist for the New Yorker magazine. A regular author since 2002, his woodcut drawings (made on a blackboard) are instantly recognizable, and he was previously awarded the Ruben Award by the National Society of Cartoonists as the best cartoonist in the country. All his cartoons are really funny […]

Sipress David

1968 Cartoonist David Cypress was born and raised in New York City. He graduated from Williams College in 1968 and went on to study Russian history at the Faculty of Soviet Studies at Harvard University. He left Harvard before receiving his degree to pursue a career as a cartoonist. David has been a full-time cartoonist […]