Category Archives: Cartooning & comics

New Comic Strip: “If It Looks Like A Duck”

I have a new comic up at The Nib today! This is a very unusual comic strip for me – it’s autobio, a genre I almost never do. It’s about what happened to me when I took a job playing … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Feminism, sexism, etc, Homophobic zaniness/more LGBTQ issues, Men and masculinity | 8 Comments  

Cartoon: On The Creation of the Electoral College

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon! Even a pledge of $1 means a lot to me! This cartoon was largely inspired by reading “The Proslavery Origins of the Electoral College ,” by historian Paul Finkelman . … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Elections and politics | 1 Comment  

Cartoon: What Bathroom Bills Do

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon. Another week, another cartoon! This is something I’ve seen trans friends and advocates point out – that access to public bathrooms is, to a great extent, a prerequisite for access … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Transsexual and Transgender related issues | 48 Comments  

Cartoon: On Stopping Bigots From Speaking

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon. :-) I’m not shy about being partisan; most of my cartoons are unambiguously from the left. But I don’t agree with all lefties about everything. This is one of the … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Free speech, censorship, copyright law, etc. | 15 Comments  

Cartoon: Who We Call Racist

Please support these cartoons at Patreon. One thing that continually bugs me is the “racists are unicorns” view, which I hear usually but not exclusively from the right. Basically, in this view, almost no one is racist, and no act … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Race, racism and related issues, Racism | 125 Comments  

Cartoon: Treadmill

If you like these cartoons, please support my Patreon! TRANSCRIPT OF CARTOON Panel 1 A toddler runs on a full-sized treadmill, carrying a teddy bear in one hand. A woman in a tight black dress squats, smiling, to address the … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Cartooning & comics, Class, poverty, labor, & related issues, Economics and the like | 4 Comments  

Cartoon: Muslim Ban

IF you like these cartoons, please support them at my Patreon. This is another one inspired by current events (as I’m sure you’ve already figured out). The point being made – that folks favoring the Muslim ban because of terrorist … Continue reading

Posted in Bigotry & Prejudice, Cartooning & comics, Immigration, Migrant Rights, etc, In the news | 98 Comments  

Cartoon: The Two Party System

In my youth, I was very tempted by third parties. Not so much nowadays. But this cartoon isn’t about that; it’s about the ridiculous choice between two major parties, one of which is a bit technocratic and complacent, the other … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Economics and the like, Elections and politics | 40 Comments  

Cartoon: Think of the Children!

This cartoon was written and colored by Barry Deutsch, and drawn by Becky Hawkins. Transcript Panel 1 CAPTION: 1940 A man in a suit and hat is speaking loudly to a crowd of people watching him. He is holding out … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Homophobic zaniness/more LGBTQ issues, Transsexual and Transgender related issues | 6 Comments  

Eight new SuperButch Pages Since I Last Posted About It

So, the last time I remembered to post a SuperButch update here, we had just posted page 8. Now we’ve just posted page 16. Oy. I’ll try to do better – honest. But if you want reliable SuperButch updates, I’d … Continue reading

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