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Puppies, Elephants, Bunnies and Sexual Assault

Here are my last four cartoons.  The most recent is below, on the press growing less cute and adorable for Obama.  I think if I drew puppies in all of my editorial cartoons, my work would be much more popular.  I didn’t quite know how I would handle this one when I started drawing, so the rough sketch is a bit of a mess.

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I was thinking of making this a four panel cartoon at first, with the doggie growing progressively bigger and a caption, but the simple two panel format won out.  here is the line art that most people will see in their newspapers that print in black and white.

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And here is the color.  Readers love the doggies.

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I drew the cartoon below when Obama made his first statement about the IRS scandal.  here’s the black and white most people see.

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And here’s the color.

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Before that I did this one on the ongoing, outrageous, sexual assault scandals in the military.

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And I drew this “Energizer Bunny” cartoon about the Benghazi Scandal that the Republicans can’t bear to see fade away.

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There was a time when I would see an Energizer Bunny cliche editorial cartoon every week. Alas, those were the good old days.

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My Very Own Kim Jong Un and Doggies!

My last two cartoons have been about Kim Jong Un. The first was Li’l Kim making himself into a target.  Here’s the rough sketch.

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Here he is as line art. Most newspaper readers will see the cartoon in black and white like this.

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I thought I would be bold with the color on this one – to make it more powerful with only line art and red.  I’m sure some editors won’t print it because of my color choice. Editors like lots of “pretty” and “bright” colors. Editors generally avoid anything that can be called “bold.”

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Since North Korea is still dominating the news I drew another one. This one with Li’l Kim as a doggie, with President Obama and the new Chinese president Xi Jinping.

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I’ve done a whole lot of cartoons with leaders as doggies. In this case, i thought it would be interesting to have Obama reacting to Li’l Kim’s threatening barking, while Jinping reacts to Li’l Kim’s pee, with exactly the same body language. Here is the line art that most people see. Yes, I decided to move Obama closer, and I realized that I needed a label on Jinping, because he’s new and I didn’t know what he looked like until I looked him up.

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Here is the color version – which is never as good as the simple black and white.

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We have a wonderful collection of more than 250 North Korea cartoons here! I’ve drawn lots of leaders as doggies in the past.  Here’s is Li’l Kim’s dad, Il, biting Obama’s butt from 2010. Things don’t change much.

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Here’s one where Obama is the doggie on Wall Street’s leash.

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Here’s Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu as the doggie.

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I drew this one back in the 2008 primary season, with President Clinton as the doggie on Hillary’s leash. Ugh, I hate looking at my old, early Obama.

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I drew a lot of doggie cartoons with President Bush. The military was W’s doggie.

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Drawing Muslims as doggies is deeply insulting to them, which is why so many cartoonists do it, I suppose. Here are the Sunnis and Shiites fighting at the height of Bush’s Iraq Mess, with Iraq’s president Maliki.

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I drew lots of W as a doggie.  Here he is marking his territory.

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And here is W the doggie, during the run-up to war in Iraq.

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I’ll bet my cartoons would be much more popular if I drew nothing but doggies. I’ve considered it.

 

 

 

 

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