Alizadeh Javad

Ardebil, Iran


Born 9 January 1953 is an Iranian professional cartoonist best known for his caricatures of politicians, comic actors, footballers, and for his scientific/philosophical column (including cartoons, caricatures and satire) titled 4D Humor, which has won awards from Italy, China and Japan. An active artist since 1970, his works have been published in international publications. He is the founder of the leading monthly cartoon magazine Humor & Caricature and is its founding and current publisher and editor-in-chief. Alizadeh was born on 9 January 1953 in Ardebil, northwestern Iran, and graduated BA in English translation. Influence by his university degree, he considers writing and drawing cartoons as a tool that can translate sufferings, hardships and the mysteries of life into humorous language.
In 1990 he founded his monthly cartoon magazine Tanz-O-Caricature (English: Humor & Caricature) and since then he has been the editor and publisher of this independent and private publication. This humorous magazine publishes both pictorial and written humor about various subjects such as politics, sports, cinema, music and philosophy. According to the official website of the magazine, the purpose of the publication is “to promote peace, laughter, tolerance, moderation and multidimensional and multilateral insight in Iranian society”.
Alizadeh has also attended numerous cartoon conferences in Japan, Malta, Turkey, Bulgaria, Finland, and has served on the jury of the Skopje 86, Anglet( France ) 91, Dubai 2002, Izmir 2008 cartoon festivals and Tehran Cartoon Biennial in 1993, 1995, 1997 and 2005.He has experimented with different styles and genres of humor such as editorial, gags, portrait caricatures and black caricatures, black humor, comic strips, sport humor, surrealistic and philosophical humor, and his works have been published in many leading foreign presses and publications in the 1980s and 1990s by C & W syndicate, including Who’s Who in Satire and Humor, Nebelspalter, Chicago tribune, Courrier International, Graphis annual, Osten, Mondial.
A former staff writer and editor of the Witty World cartoon magazine, Alizadeh is a member of the international Cartoonists & Writers Syndicate. He also holds membership of the Good Humor Party, a humorous party in Poland.


Born in 1953 in Azerbaijan of iran ( Ardebil)/ graduate of engliah translation A self taught cartoonist since 1970- working in all genres of cartoon such as: portrait- black humour/ gag / surrealistic / comic strip/ editorial cartoons. Winner of 3o international and 3 national cartoon awards. The most important ones” 1990- first portrait prize in Anglet / france 1996- Silver date prize in Bordigehra / italy 2007- first sole prize in Ankara Creator of extraordinary cosmic comics cartoons about Einstein and relativity theory entitled: 4d humour. Jury member in skopje 86- Anglet/ france 91- Dubai 2001- Izmir 2008 Founder and publisher of only iranian current private cartoon magazine since 1990 tiled: tanz-o-caricature Website:


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