If you like panel cartoons, comic strips and comic books, here are a few great blogs and websites you might want to check out.
- Inkspill – Is a blog about cartoonists whose work has appeared in The New Yorker Magazine. There are posts about and interviews with cartoonists past and present. There are also lots of cartoons. Inkspill is run by Michael Maslin, whose wonderful cartoons also run in The New Yorker. Michael is married to another excellent New Yorker cartoonist, Liza Donnelly.
- Stu’s Comic Strip Connection – is a website that lists and links to just about every syndicated comic strip there is. He has most current ones and many past ones too. If you like comic strips, this is a site well worth going to.
- Attempted Bloggery – This is another blog devoted to New Yorker cartoonists, however it’s not maintained by a cartoonist, it’s run by a doctor. Stephen Nadler, MD is a huge fan of cartoons. He lovingly posts rough drafts of cartoons, notes and letters from many well known cartoonists, plus articles about cartoonists. Did I mention that there are also many cartoons? A very thoughtful and intelligent blog with a different perspective on this popular art form.
- Andertoons – This is the website of cartoonist Mark Anderson. Mark is a very prolific cartoonist who licenses his cartoons for newsletters, textbooks and anything else that you can put a cartoon on. Or in. He also has a very good blog which is usually about cartoons and cartooning. His cartoons are very funny too.
- Hairy Green Eyeball – This blog is devoted to vintage and obscure comic books, and other kinds of cartoon art. Often this includes strange comic books from the 1940s, 50’s and 60’s. This blog is always interesting, diverting and entertaining.
- Mike Lynch Cartoons – Yes, I’ve plugged this blog before and, darn it, I may do it again. Mike Lynch, aside from being a great cartoonist is also a great blogger. This site is about all kinds of cartooning, including, panel cartoons, comic strips, comic books, animation, illustration and graphic novels. If you’re interested in any form of cartooning check out this site.