Author Archives: Ampersand

Cartoon: What We Can Afford

This comic is by myself and Kevin Moore. Kevin comments: I’ve always found it a crime against society that we spend so much money on our defense budget, when so much of that money goes to the military industrial complex, … Continue reading

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Cartoon: How Could It Be Hard To Get Voter I.D.?

If you enjoy these cartoons, help us make more by embracing world atheism, becoming a witch, accepting contradictions, and supporting my patreon! I think my first official government ID was a passport at age fourteen or so, when my family … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Elections and politics | 19 Comments  

Cartoon: Abortion Should Be Decided By The States

If you like these cartoons, then support them on Patreon, where every day is hat day! Obviously abortion rights are on everybody’s mind this week. The Supreme Court’s upcoming decision overturning Roe is horrifying but not surprising. One argument that’s … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Nobody Back Then Knew Slavery Was Wrong!

If you like these cartoons, help us make more by supporting my Patreon! Or by casting helpful spells! This cartoon is, of course, drawn by Becky Hawkins, who did her usual wonderful job. Becky says: I feel like a dick … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Another Reason College Conservatives Are Afraid

Help me make more cartoons by robbing a bank and pledging all the money to my Patreon! A couple of studies have found that conservative students are more likely than liberal students to say that they’ve self-censored on campus – … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Touch My Face, Dammit!

If you like these cartoons, help us make more by supporting my patreon! Every dollar of support goes directly to neighborhood goats who eat them and poop out sustainable rainbows. I sometimes read forums for disabled people (ones that are … Continue reading

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Link Farm and Open Thread, (accidental) TBA Edition

We asked Texas Republicans banning books to define pornography. Here’s what they told us. Sex Isn’t Binary And Immutable, But It Wouldn’t Matter (For Trans Rights) If It Was | by Katy Montgomerie | Mar, 2022 | Medium Cancel Culture … Continue reading

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Barry interviewed on “Where We Go Next”

I was interviewed by Michael Callahan on Where We Go Next! This is a long interview (a bit over an hour and a half!), focused on cartooning, comics and craft. I had so much fun doing this one.

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Cartoon: Centrists

This cartoon is by me and Becky Hawkins. If you like this cartoon, help us make more by supporting my Patreon! It’s what Uncle Sam, Mother Earth, and three out of four earthworms want you to do. To be fair, … Continue reading

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Cartoon: How The 2nd Amendment Saves Us From Tyranny

If you enjoy these cartoons, help us make more by supporting my Patreon! Supporting my Patreon will make you taller, better looking, improve your posture, and small children and dogs will stop hating you quite so much. This cartoon’s gag … Continue reading

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