Category Archives: Cartooning

French cartoonist Jean Giraud, aka ‘Moebius,’ drew the strange science fiction series in R-rated magazine ‘Heavy Metal’

DEAUVILLE, France – Jean Giraud, the comics artist whose evocative, elegant work under the pseudonym Moebius made him one of the most highly recognizable cartoonists in the world, died on March 10 after a long battle with cancer. He was

French cartoonist Jean Giraud, aka ‘Moebius,’ drew the strange science fiction series in R-rated magazine ‘Heavy Metal’

DEAUVILLE, France – Jean Giraud, the comics artist whose evocative, elegant work under the pseudonym Moebius made him one of the most highly recognizable cartoonists in the world, died on March 10 after a long battle with cancer. He was

Cartoonist Jan Berenstain, 88, drew the comforting Berenstain Bears from her own family’s experiences

SOLEBURY, Pa. – Jan Berenstain, whose personality and art merged in the wise and gentle Mama Bear of the cartoon clan that she and her husband created, died at Doylestown Hospital on Friday of a stroke. She was 88. Mrs.

Cartoonist Jan Berenstain, 88, drew the comforting Berenstain Bears from her own family’s experiences

SOLEBURY, Pa. – Jan Berenstain, whose personality and art merged in the wise and gentle Mama Bear of the cartoon clan that she and her husband created, died at Doylestown Hospital on Friday of a stroke. She was 88. Mrs.

Horrific experience as Japanese POW helped shape cartoonist Robert Searle’s drawings

DRAGUIGAN, France – Ronald Searle’s death on the day before New Year’s Eve — at the age of 91 — has robbed Britain of its greatest cartoonist and one of its greatest artists. He will be best remembered for his

Horrific experience as Japanese POW helped shape cartoonist Robert Searle’s drawings

DRAGUIGAN, France – Ronald Searle’s death on the day before New Year’s Eve — at the age of 91 — has robbed Britain of its greatest cartoonist and one of its greatest artists. He will be best remembered for his

Comic book wizard Joe Simon, 98, helped create Captain America

NEW YORK CITY – Joe Simon, 98, who along with Jack Kirby created Captain America and was one of the comic-book industry’s most revered writers, artists, and editors, died Wednesday night in New York City after a brief illness. Among

Comic book wizard Joe Simon, 98, helped create Captain America

NEW YORK CITY – Joe Simon, 98, who along with Jack Kirby created Captain America and was one of the comic-book industry’s most revered writers, artists, and editors, died Wednesday night in New York City after a brief illness. Among

Creator of the Joker, Jerry Robinson was also an editorial cartoonist

Jerry Robinson, a prolific comic-book artist, comics historian and editorial cartoonist who is credited with having created the Joker, the archenemy of Batman with devilish eyes and ghoulish smile, died on Wednesday at a hospice on Staten Island. He was

Creator of the Joker, Jerry Robinson was also an editorial cartoonist

Jerry Robinson, a prolific comic-book artist, comics historian and editorial cartoonist who is credited with having created the Joker, the archenemy of Batman with devilish eyes and ghoulish smile, died on Wednesday at a hospice on Staten Island. He was

‘Little Mole’ Czech cartoonist Zdenek Miler dies at 90

(This story appeared Dec. 1, 2011 in The Miami Herald. Read more at http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/11/30/2525297/little-mole-czech-cartoonist-miler.html#ixzz1fIQxKPWe.) PRAGUE — In the 1950s, Zdenek Miler stumbled over a molehill in woods west of Prague, giving him the idea for an animated cartoon character that

‘Little Mole’ Czech cartoonist Zdenek Miler dies at 90

(This story appeared Dec. 1, 2011 in The Miami Herald. Read more at http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/11/30/2525297/little-mole-czech-cartoonist-miler.html#ixzz1fIQxKPWe.) PRAGUE — In the 1950s, Zdenek Miler stumbled over a molehill in woods west of Prague, giving him the idea for an animated cartoon character that