I think I’m done with the categories “conservative” and “liberal” for now. They have become obsolete in an America on the brink of authoritarianism. Perhaps these oppositions once sufficed, at a time when democratic norms were more firmly in place. But we’ve reached a point where efforts to preserve the illusion of …
To illustrate just how absurd things have gotten, I actually had the first panel of this cartoon drawn before news broke that Trump leaked classified intel to the Russians in the Oval Office. That was supposed to be parody! Okay, maybe the launch codes haven’t fallen from Sergey Kislyak’s jowls yet... but it’s only a…
Barry Deutsch is a political cartoonist and the author of Hereville, a fantasy adventure comic about an 11-year-old Jewish girl. He lives in Portland, Oregon. You can support his work on Patreon.
The AHCA is so monstrously cruel any honest description sounds hyperbolic. Not only will it literally kill people, but it’ll kill entrepreneurship too, as workers stay locked in their jobs for fear of losing heath insurance. Self-employed people with pre-existing conditions are hosed. So much wonderful freedom!
Adam Bessie is a community college English professor in the San Francisco Bay Area, and father of a son about to enter his local public school. He writes non-fiction comics which have appeared national publications, including The Atlantic, The Boston Globe and Truthout. For more: adambessie.com
Seems like a lot of otherwise clear-thinking people are falling for the Fox News claptrap about liberals not being “open-minded” enough. This is how you wind up with another white conservative dude being chosen as a diversity hire for the extremely not-diverse NYT op-ed page. Yes, we live in politically-polarized…
On Monday evening, Marvel Studios invited a small group of reporters into its innermost sanctum (a screening room) for an early look at a number of its upcoming films.
Fun fact: Bret Stephens’ book America in Retreat was blurbed by Bill O’Reilly, who called it “An important book for your well-being.”
On December 21, 2016, Jacqueline Craig, a black woman living in Fort Worth, Texas, called 911 to report that a white, male neighbor was choking her seven-year-old son, allegedly in retaliation for the child littering on his lawn.
Many people are giving Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch a pass because he appears “cordial” and “professional” (unlike, say, some other members of the Trump administration). Setting aside the fact that Obama’s pick was egregiously bogarted, the ascension of Gorsuch to the court will have devastating consequences for…
America Chavez, Marvel’s first queer woman of color to ever star in her own ongoing comic book, closed out the inaugural issue of America by traveling back in time to World War II, pushing Captain America out of the way, and punching Hitler in the face.
On Tuesday morning, the finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards (the Oscars of sci-fi and fantasy writing) were announced by the World Science Fiction. Unsurprisingly, collected volumes of Marvel’s critically acclaimed Black Panther and Ms. Marvel series were both nominated for Best Graphic Story.
Kevin Moore is a cartoonist living in Portland, Oregon, where it used to be affordable and livable. He is also a librarian. You can view more of his work at mooretoons.com