The basis of Ch. lie gloomy, disgusting facts, presented in a grotesque manner. Often there is an element of structure.
Dictionary of RGIU
In the art of caricature “black humor” has an independent direction, in which, like in other sections of the genre, it helps most grotesquely reveal the meaning.
At the same time, “h. Yu. “Can lose its independence and be used by the plot technique in other directions of the cartoon, as for example in the political, social and everyday life.