• New Cartoonists

    New Cartoonists

    Three new cartoonists have joined Cartoon Movement: Vinod Tripathi from India, Vladimir Khakhanov from Russia, and Predrag Srbljanin from Serbia. We introduce them on our blog.

    26 May 2014
  • Comic Preview

    Comic Preview

    This week we published the first chapter of A Century of Silent Helpers, a 50-page comic about the history of development aid. Part 1 is set in 1914, as Dutch families take in Belgian children who have lost their parents because of the outbreak of the First World War. Next month we publish part 2, telling the story of a silent helper during the Second World War. Check out our blog for a preview.

    23 May 2014
  • World Milk Day

    World Milk Day

    One of the quirkier projects we're currently running is about milk. You probably didn't know that June 1st is World Milk Day. An independent Dutch platform focused on the (international) dairy sector asked us to make cartoons about milk, focusing on issues such as sustainability and the need to feed a growing world population. Our cartoonists have more to say on the subject than we thought. Take a look here.

    21 May 2014
  • A Century of Silent Helpers

    A Century of Silent Helpers

    Tomorrow we publish the first chapter of A Century of Silent Helpers, an interactive comics journalism project chronicling the history of development aid, with a specific focus on Cordaid. The first chapter tells the story of silent helpers in the Netherlands during the Great War (1914-1918) and the Depression of the 1930s.

    20 May 2014
  • We've Won Our First Award!

    We've Won Our First Award!

    Last week, Cartoon Movement won the People's Choice Award for English in The Bobs 2014, awards that honor websites and projects that champion the open exchange of ideas and freedom of expression. Thanks to everyone who voted for us!

    14 May 2014
  • New Cartoonists

    New Cartoonists

    This week, three more cartoonists join our community: Terry Anderson from Scotland, George Licurici from Romania, and our very first cartoonist from Serbia, Vladimir Volodja Sivtsevich. We introduce them on our blog.

    12 May 2014
  • Exhibition: Silent Helpers

    Exhibition: Silent Helpers

    This year we're supporting development aid organization Cordaid. They are celebrating their 100th anniversary by sharing stories of silent helpers: people who help other people simply because they see that they need it. We helped Cordaid develop a traveling exhibition, with lots of cartoons. Check out some photos on our blog.

    09 May 2014
  • New Cartoonists

    New Cartoonists

    We are very happy to welcome three new cartoonists to our ever-growing community. This week's newcomers are Silvano Mello from Brazil, Vasiliy Alexandrov from Russia, and Yaser Abo Hamed from Australia.

    07 May 2014
  • Save World Press Cartoon

    Save World Press Cartoon

    Sad news from one of the most prestigious cartoon awards. World Press Cartoon has put up a notice on their website that the 2014 edition is postponed due to budget problems. Read more about it on our blog, and find out how you can help.

    05 May 2014
  • Drawing Controversy

    Drawing Controversy

    Al Jazeera's Listening Post delves into the world of political cartooning this week. The show features two of the best known cartoonists of the UK: Steve Bell and Gerald Scarfe. They talk about their work, and the future of cartooning in the digital age. Watch the show here.

    28 Apr 2014
  • (Lots of) New Cartoonists

    (Lots of) New Cartoonists

    We have been getting many applications from cartoonists wanting to join our community, and most of them make great cartoons. On the blog, we introduce the latest cartoonists that have joined our ranks, from (in no particular order) Bulgaria, Ukraine, Lebanon and Mexico.

    23 Apr 2014
  • African Union Human Rights Memorial

    African Union Human Rights Memorial

    Cartoon Movement was asked to produce a series of five illustrations for the African Union Human Rights Memorial. The illustrations were made by Victor Ndula and are based on AUHRM slogans, to be used in the promotion of this project. You can see them here.

    18 Apr 2014
  • Where Comics Are Treated as Art

    Where Comics Are Treated as Art

    CM editor Tjeerd Royaards writes about his experiences at the Fumetto International Comix Festival in Lucerne, Switzerland: 'In all honesty, it is the best and most professional event focused on comics I have visited so far. What I was most impressed by was the way comics were presented as a serious form of art.' Read the full report on our blog.

    16 Apr 2014
  • New Cartoonist: Dmytro Skazhenyk

    New Cartoonist: Dmytro Skazhenyk

    Dmytro Skazhenyk is an artist from Mariupol in Ukraine, publishing in the newspaper 'Gazeta po-Ukrainsky' and the journal 'Krajina'.

    14 Apr 2014
  • Fumetto International Comix Festival

    Fumetto International Comix Festival

    Fumetto Comix Festival is an annual international event focusing on comics and art, taking place in Lucerne, Switzerland. For those attending this year, be sure to check out the panel on comics journalism on Sunday April 13.

    11 Apr 2014