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!
Our brilliant CagleCartoonist, Patrick Chappatte, just came out with a brilliant new book, “This is the End.” Order the book here, for only $16.95. See Patrick’s Best of the Decade here. See our archive of Patrick’s newest cartoons here.
Patrick made cartoon news last year when he was dropped by the New York Times in response to a cartoon another cartoonist drew, that Patrick had nothing to do with. Sometimes editors don’t make a lot of sense. Patrick’s book features his last cartoons from his years working with The New York Times. I asked Patrick to send me some of his favorite cartoons from the book, along with his comments –here are some of Patricks great cartoons along with his comments …
Dave Whamond’s favorite cartoons of the past decade are below! Dave’s work has appeared in magazines and newspapers including The Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated, Readers Digest and many more. He has won 7 Silver Reubens from the National Cartoonists Society and several book awards. Dave has written and/or illustrated over 50 books and his syndicated comic, “Reality Check”, has appeared in newspapers since 1995. He hails from Alberta, Canada. See Dave’s favorite cartoons of the decade on USA Today, where you can click on each cartoon and see it blown up to fill the screen with a pretty, high-resolution image.