Eleanor Davis is a cartoonist and illustrator living in Athens, Georgia. A collection of her short comics for adults, How To Be Happy, is out now from Fantagraphics Books. She also has two graphic novels for kids: The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook (2009) which she created with her husband Drew Weing, and the easy-reader Stinky (2008).
The Problem with Editorial Cartooning Today
This 1988 panel about the viability of satire in editorial cartooning features Jules Feiffer, Chuck Freund, Brad Holland, David Levine, and Peter Steiner. They question what’s left to satirize in a culture that satirizes itself, and ponder if humor helps or hurts the political aims of editorial cartoonists. Continue reading →