Tuesday, July 15, 2008

What US cartoonists think of the Barack Obama New Yorker drawing

The New Yorker magazine has managed to secure itself an avalanche of publicity by featuring a cartoon cover by Barry Blitt. The drawing features Barack and Michelle Obama in a pair of mildly satirical poses, which you can see in the video below. But the response of Blitt's professional colleagues to the drawing and the row it has generated is very interesting. Read the responses underneath the pictures, courtesy of Editor and Publisher.

Clip from Channel 4 News
What the cartoonists think.

And some British cartoon talent