Here are our most reprinted cartoons of last week (December 19th through December 26th 2020).
There were no big, dominating hit cartoons this week, with all of the Top Ten cartoons performing moderately well and tightly bunched. We saw a transition from Christmas themed cartoons to New Years cartoons. Seven of the ten cartoons allude to the pandemic and stay-at-home orders.
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John Cole wins the week.
Bill Day wins second place with a Christmas Pandemic cartoon.
Dave Fitzsimmons takes third place with this Christmas/COVID combo cartoon.
Jeff Koterba takes 4th place, drawing the Russia hack.
Rick McKee claims 5th place with this COVID/Christmas cartoon.
Rick McKee wins again, with this 7th place, New Years cartoon.
John Darkow snags 8th place with a COVID/Crhistmas combo cartoon, which is clearly what editors wanted this holiday week.
Dave Granlund claims 8th place.
Dave Whamond takes 9th place with New Years/COVID combo cartoon.
Jeff Koterba takes tenth place with his second cartoon on the Top Ten list, another nice Christmas/COVID cartoon.
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