Someone tweeted this disturbing, altered, pirated cartoon to me.
It is disturbing to have my work pirated like this – but I’m not sure it is copyright infringement, since it has a different message and there are probably enough changes to qualify for the legal standard of “fair use” as commentary. Also, removing my signature from the art removes an argument that the art defames me. Still, it is rude. If an editorial cartoonist did something like this the AAEC would be calling for his head. Here is my original drawing …
Here’s some more miscellany – I thought this column from the Minneapolis Star-Tribune was very nice.
My charming and talented daughter, Susie, had an exhibition of her work recently in San Francisco. These are watercolors she did as part of her cartoon-journalism coverage of the Silk Road trial in New York City.
Susie is up for an award from my old partners at Slate, for this piece from Al Jazeera America.
Here’s a nice photo of a section front from the weekend before last in the Augusta Chronicle, from my cartoonist buddy, Rick McKee.
That’s enough errata for now!