Click image to enlarge. This cartoon tip originally appeared in the January-February 2016 issue of The Cartoon!st, the newsletter of the National Cartoonists Society. All series images and texts are copyright © 2016 by the artist.
Click image to enlarge. These four cartoon characters, among others, were created to represent actual people who were somehow involved in the battle to defend Fort McHenry from the British on September 12-14, 1814. Three years ago, the images were published in a Jr. Rangers booklet at the fort. This composite image is now available for printing on mugs, t-shirts, and various other products at: zazzle.com.
“If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.
“Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.”
“A drawing is always dragged down to the level of its caption.”
“Don’t get it right, just get it written.”
James Thurber, writer and cartoonist (1894-1961)