The history of the club began in the 70s when Aurora magazine started a column SLON (elephant). This magazine became a place where the young cartoonists published their humorous drawings “without words.” Among artists grouped around SLON were V. Bogorad, G. Svetozarov, D. Maistrenko, and A. Feldshteyn. They and the “nondrawing artist”, the ideologist and […]


Club of the caricature “Slon”

The history of the club began in the 70s when Aurora magazine started a column SLON (elephant). This magazine became a place where the young cartoonists published their humorous drawings “without words.” Among artists grouped around SLON were V. Bogorad, G. Svetozarov, D. Maistrenko, and A. Feldshteyn. They and the “nondrawing artist”, the ideologist and […]


Mauldin at War 1943-1945

One of the first, and sometime the only, things people think about when they hear the name Bill Mauldin is World War II. His characters Willie and Joe, created for the 45th Division News in 1940, extended to the Mediterranean edition of the Stars and Stripes in November 1943. Mauldin officially transferred to the Mediterranean edition of Stars and Stripesearly […]