Category Archives: Cartooning & comics

Online Piracy Is Not Destroying Cartoonists’ Incomes

(This is a slightly modified thread I wrote on Twitter yesterday). Piracy. Here’s the thing: Piracy is not taking money out of our wallets. Getting rid of pirated comics won’t cause readers to spend more money buying comics. To illustrate … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics | 4 Comments  

Fat-Shaming is Bad, But…

_____________________________________________________________ Help me make more cartoons like this one by supporting my Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge really helps. ____________________________________________________________ “Fat-shaming is bad, but…” is the fat-acceptance equivalent of “some of my best friends are Jewish.” Or of “I … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Fat, fat and more fat | 51 Comments  

Comedy Is Dead

___________________________________________________________ Help me make more cartoons like this one by supporting my Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge really helps. ____________________________________________________________ Happy Halloween! I totally swiped the “comedy is sacred” gag from Alexandra Erin. (With her kind permission). The inspiration … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Media, Media criticism | 6 Comments  

Interviewing the Heartland

Help me make more cartoons like this one by supporting my Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge really helps. In the wake of Trump’s upset (and upsetting) win in the 2016 election, the “heartland interview” – in which a newspaper … Continue reading

Posted in anti-racism, antiracism, Cartooning & comics, Conservative zaniness, right-wingers, etc., Elections and politics, Immigration, Migrant Rights, etc, Jews and Judaism, People of Color, poc, Society & Culture, white people, White Privilege | 14 Comments  

Cartoon: Intellectual Excuses for Misgendering

Important note: If you want to just say “nice job!” or talk about the drawing or Matt Walsh or “Agents of Shield” or “Unbelievable” or whatever, you can comment in this thread. But if you want to argue with the … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Transsexual and Transgender related issues | 14 Comments  

Cartoon: Top Ten Reasons We Won’t Abolish I.C.E.

Please help me make more cartoons like this one, by supporting my Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge really matters to me. I truly believe that I.C.E. is an agency that’s rotten to its core. Hardly a week goes by … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Immigration, Migrant Rights, etc, Institutionalized Racism | 43 Comments  

Cartoon: Back Then, No One Knew Blackface Is Offensive

If you like these cartoons, please help me make more by supporting my Patreon! I make a living mostly off of a bunch of fans pledging just $1 or $2. The Frederick Douglass quote in this cartoon is a paraphrase; … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Race, racism and related issues | 19 Comments  

Cartoon: Equally Bad!

Please help me make more cartoons by supporting my Patreon! I make a living primarily from lots of people pledging $1, and that’s kind of awesome. Back in August, a racist drove to El Paso, Texas and shot up a … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Media criticism | 8 Comments  

Cartoon: Portland Is A War Zone!

Help me make more cartoons by supporting my Patreon! Believe it or not, this is how I earn a living; the bulk of my income comes from $1 pledges. This comic is a collaboration with Becky Hawkins; I wrote the … Continue reading

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Cartoon: It’s Excessive Occupational Licensing, Charlie Brown!

Help me make more cartoons by supporting my Patreon! I make a living through $1 pledges. This cartoon is a collaboration with Becky Hawkins.  Becky and I have done other political cartoons together, and we also collaborate on our webcomic SuperButch. … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Class, poverty, labor, & related issues, Economics and the like | 25 Comments