A “global pandemic” brings to mind images of the globe, and for cartoonists who like to exaggerate everything, the coronavirus takes on Earthly dimensions! So many cartoonists (especially the international cartoonists) are drawing planetary metaphors that I decided to do four posts in a row about “Planet COVID-19”! Here’s part one!
Here are the 15 most popular and most reprinted CagleCartoons for the week of March 14th through 21st. 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. Enjoy!
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.