Welcome to our NEW CartoonStock NewsletterMarch 2nd, 2022
Welcome to STAY TOONED, where you’ll find everything you ever wanted to know about cartoons. Each month, we will bring you updates and features on the world of cartooning, including cartoonist profiles and interviews, book excerpts, special cartoon features, cartoon games such as the Caption Contest, products, and so much more.
The Naked Cartoonist: What Is a Cartoon?
What’s a cartoon, you ask? Who better to answer that question than longtime New Yorker Cartoon Editor and cartoonist Bob Mankoff? Learn from the master in this fun and funny excerpt from Mankoff’s book The Naked Cartoonist.
18 super true mental health cartoons than can make things that little bit better
Is the pandemic making you crazy, or where you crazy from the start? Our hand-picked selection of mental health cartoons are guaranteed to help you see the bright side.
Anatomy of a Cartoon:
Broadway is Back
Cartoon critics Phil Witte and Rex Hesner look behind the gags to debate what makes a cartoon tick. This week our intrepid critics take a look at Broadway
Newest Caption Contest
This cartoon is from Kamraan Hafeez. In this drawing, two men are walking down the street. One man is being followed by a rain cloud and is speaking.
“Giant Banana” Caption Contest Commentary with Lawrence Wood
In Shannon Wheeler’s cartoon, an ape and his son hold hands while looking at a giant unpeeled banana. The father is speaking.
I first thought the banana could serve multiple purposes: “And when I die you can bury me in it.”
Your opinion counts! Vote on your favorites from the last contest.
Congratulations to Iam Captino. Here is the winning entry:
And here are the two runners-up:
2nd place: “Remember to be very literal with a genie, son.” – Elliott Hoopes
3rd place: “Gathering is the harder part of our job.” – Alan King