Daryl Cagle

About the Author Daryl Cagle

Daryl Cagle is the founder and owner of Cagle Cartoons, Inc. He is one of the most widely published editorial cartoonists and is also the editor of The Cagle Post.

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See, Hear, Speak no Virus

I think we’ll be drawing coronavirus cartoons for about three more months. I wanted to do a See No Evil, Hear No Evil. Speak No Evil cartoon and I first thought of doing Trump as a monkey, but that seemed to be nothing but a “name-calling” cartoon because the “monkey ness” dominated it, so I drew regular Trump in monkey position. The gag was going to be something about “touching your face,” but I didn’t decide on the wording until after I finished the sketch, as it is easy to see in the scrawl below. (I hear a lot from people who want me to post my dirty, rough sketches, so, OK. I’m not making them pretty just because people will see them. This is the messy truth.)

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The Most Popular Cartoons from February

Here are the most popular cartoons from February. 20% of the cartoon get 80% of the reprints in newspapers, because editors tend to like the same things at the same time. Editors also tend to like the same, small pool of cartoonists, even though all of our cartoons and cartoonists are presented to editors in the same way –so these are the cartoons that got the vast majority of reprints in American newspapers last month.

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Most POPULAR Cartoons of the Week

Here are the 15 most popular and most reprinted CagleCartoons for the week of March 1st through 7th. We’ve started posting the cartoons that are most popular with editors in a special section on our newspaper subscribers download site. These are the cartoons that editors download the most, in high resolution, to be published in their newspapers. Since we started drawing more attention to the most popular cartoons, we’ve found that editors’ downloads on our site have doubled.

20% of our cartoons get 80% of the reprints. Editors tend to like the same cartoons –and these are the cartoon the editors liked most and published this week. Enjoy!

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