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Sarah McIntyre Offers Advice To Aspiring Cartoonists
Sarah McIntyre, the author and illustrator of popular children's books including Jampires, There's A Shark In The Bath, and You Can't Eat A Princess, has presented an inspiring response to the massacre at the offices of Charlie Hebdo earlier this week. On her Twitter account she declared, "Let 2015 be the year more people from around the world take up cartooning/comics to tell their stories." Cartoonists responded to the deaths at Charlie Hebdo -- which included the deaths of five of their peers -- with cartoons that encouraged defiance and free expression. McIntyre took the idea one step further, encouraging people who have never expressed themselves through cartoons to see this as a moment to stand up and tell their stories. On her Livejournal she offers advice on how to get started.
Baseball Card Vandals Is Perhaps The Most Noble Use Of Worthless Relics
While the investment hobby of collecting baseball cards turned out to be about as profitable as... well... collecting '90s comic books, Baseball Card Vandals (Warning: Link includes some hilarious NSFW drawings) has pioneered a fantastic use of all those worthless cards: turning them into gloriously juvenile and pun-filled works of art on Tumblr...
WTF File: I Stole Your Images, Give Me More or I’ll Sue
Cartoonist Bob Eckstein mourns the death of his cartooning career at Salon, and links out to this totally absurd story about copyright infringement. Admittedly, a lot of people on the web often have a laissez-faire attitude about using other people's images, but this takes entitlement to an entirely new level...