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COVID President

Here’s a collection of my favorite, new cartoons about Trump having COVID, starting with my latest cartoon.

The last day of cartoons were about Trump’s return to the White House from the hospital.  This one is from Dave Granlund.

 

 

This Pat Bagley cartoon made me laugh.

Ed Wexler’s MAGAritte struck me funny.

 

This Rick McKee cartoon is an early favorite with editors.

This one bounced in from RJ Matson.


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True Health Statistics 3!

Here’s a third batch of TRUE health facts!

 

 

 

See more:

TRUE HEALTH STATISTICS 1!

TRUE HEALTH STATISTICS 2!

TRUE KIDS!

TRUE WOMEN’S BODY IMAGES

TRUE HISTORY

TRUE! MARRIAGE!

TRUE MARRIAGE 2

TRUE BUSINESS

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TRUE Health Statistics 2!

Here’s another batch of my syndicated TRUE cartoons about Health Statistics!

 

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Chris Christie Ebola and the Walking Dead

155468 600 Chris Christie   Ebola and the Walking Dead cartoons

Obamacare Pull the Plug

134542 600 Obamacare   Pull the Plug cartoons

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Superbug, Obama’s Budget Battle and more L’il Kim!

Here is the back story on my last three editorial cartoons!

With Obama’s “middle of the road” budget that was attacked by both sides last week, there have been lots of budget cartoons showing both the left and the right angry at Obama. This is much the same thing, but without picturing the budget, so it might last a little longer.

Notice that in my drawing, Obama is not exactly in the middle … from the reader’s perspective, Obama is a little to the left of the middle -although, from Obama’s perspective, he has moved a bit to his right.

Maybe I’m overthinking this. Here is the rough pencil sketch, on tab sized copier paper in pencil.

MiddleSketch600wide Superbug, Obamas Budget Battle and more Lil Kim! cartoons

Next I drew the finished line art for the cartoon (below), also in pencil, on drafting vellum. This is what most people will see in the newspapers, that still usually print in black and white.

There is something lovely about a black and white editorial cartoon, particularly if it is only line art, without gray tone. I know that people will choose any color over black and white – but I think it is kind of like a classic sail boat vs. a speed/power boat – the sail boat is slow and classy, the power boat is fast, flashy, and people will choose it over the sail boat – still, the sail boat has more class and is nicer to look at.

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Here’s a detail – isn’t the black and white nice? It is saved as 1000 dpi tiff and has a nice pencil line quality, up close.

detail Superbug, Obamas Budget Battle and more Lil Kim! cartoons

Then I add the color, for the image most online visitors see.

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The previous cartoon was another one about L’il Kim. Here’s the black and white – I thought I had to resort to gray to make the multi-panel format work. I like to avoid gray when I can.

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Here’s the color …

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The next cartoon was intended to be an evergreen. There was a big, Sunday section front in my local newspaper Health section about  “superbugs” – antibiotic resistant diseases that are a new plague in hospitals. The newspaper didn’t run one of our nice cartoons or illustrations with the feature article, they had some lousy clip art; and I noticed that we didn’t have good “superbug” art in the database – so this is an attempt to fill the “Superbug” void in the CagleCartoons.com/PoliticalCartoons.com databases. Here is the rough pencil sketch on 11″x17″ paper.

SuperbugSketch600wide Superbug, Obamas Budget Battle and more Lil Kim! cartoons

I know, I know, bacteria don’t look like this kind of bug. Here is the black and white line art.

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And I thought it might need a bit of gray tone – I’m not sure on this one.

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And here is the color, added behind the line art in layers in Photoshop.

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This one was fun to draw. Here is a detail.

BugDetail Superbug, Obamas Budget Battle and more Lil Kim! cartoons

 

 

 

 

 

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Debt Argument

Debt Argument © Daryl Cagle,MSNBC.com,debt ceiling,deficit,donkey,elephant,GOP,republican,democrat,Congress,hospital,economy,uncle sam

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California is Sick

California is Sick Color © Daryl Cagle,MSNBC.com,California,flag,bear,budget,legislature,economy,tax,taxes,spending,pockets,broke,IOU,warrant,hospital,sick

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Clinton Operation

Clinton Operation COLOR © Daryl Cagle,MSNBC.com,Bill,Clinton,heart,mcdonalds,hamburger,fries,bypass,hospital,president