As Yang’s New York Ties Are Questioned, He Cites Anti-Asian Bias

Mr. Yang, who is seeking to make history as the city’s first Asian American mayor, says anti-Asian sentiment has crept into the campaign.

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Coco, rescapée de Charlie Hebdo, conjure son épreuve par le dessin

Rescapée de l’attaque contre Charlie Hebdo en 2015, la dessinatrice Corinne Rey a conçu un roman graphique qui s’est attiré la reconnaissance nationale d’un milieu essentiellement masculin

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Coco’s Choice: A Charlie Hebdo Cartoonist’s Road Back From Hell

Since surviving the 2015 attack on the French satirical magazine’s office, Corinne Rey has created a graphic novel and won national recognition in a man’s world.

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How One Graphic Novel Looks at Anti-Asian Hate

In “Cyclopedia Exotica,” the artist and writer Aminder Dhaliwal created a fictitious community facing xenophobia, fetishization and media misrepresentation. It’s resonating with her thousands of Instagram followers.

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The Strange, Lovely ‘Infinity Train’ Reaches the End of the Line

The fantastical animated series is part surreal adventure and part spiritual parable. Its fourth and final season arrives Thursday on HBO Max.

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Gary Panter’s Jagged, Shape-Shifting Antihero Was Made for Our Moment

In his Graphic Content column, Ed Park looks at the work of Panter, a living legend for comics fans, and his singular creation, the character Jimbo.

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‘Invincible’ Arrives on Amazon Prime With a Young Hero for Mature Audiences

The animated version of the comic book series cocreated by Robert Kirkman — with mayhem, destruction and gore — is now on Amazon Prime Video.

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The ‘Solar Opposites’ Creators Apologize for Their Clairvoyance

Who knew an animated series about misanthropic space aliens could feel so relevant? Mike McMahan and Justin Roiland explained ahead of Season 2 why it isn’t their fault.

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For Political Cartoonists, the Irony Was That Facebook Didn’t Recognize Irony

As Facebook has become more active at moderating political speech, it has had trouble dealing with satire.

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Comfort Viewing: 3 Reasons I Love ‘Courage the Cowardly Dog’

The bizarre animated series creatively blended the beautiful with the grotesque, pop culture with pathos.

#cartoon-network, #cartoons-and-cartoonists, #courage-the-cowardly-dog-tv-program, #hbo-max, #television

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Dr. Seuss Books Are Pulled, and a ‘Cancel Culture’ Controversy Erupts

The beloved author’s most famous books, like “Green Eggs and Ham,” were untouched, but his estate’s decision nevertheless prompted a backlash and raised questions about what should be preserved as part of the cultural record.

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6 Dr. Seuss Books Will No Longer Be Published Over Offensive Images

The company that oversees the children’s author’s estate said that the titles contained depictions of groups that were “hurtful and wrong.”

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Lucky Luke, the Comic Book Cowboy, Discovers Race, Belatedly

For the first time in the Franco-Belgian comic book classic, Black characters have full-fledged roles and are drawn without the racist depictions that marred the genre.

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‘Ted Lasso,’ ‘The Great North’ and the Art of Nice

A genre of sitcom argues that being kind doesn’t make you a chump.

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Beyond ‘Black Panther’: Afrofuturism Is Booming in Comics

A bumper crop of graphic novels and comic books melds African culture and science fiction, with influences as wide-ranging as space travel, Caribbean folklore and Janelle Monáe.

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It’s an Obscure Special, Charlie Brown

Everyone knows the Great Pumpkin, but there actually have been more than 50 “Peanuts” TV specials. With “The Snoopy Show” arriving Friday on Apple TV+, here are some you might not remember.

#apple-tv-plus, #cartoons-and-cartoonists, #peanuts-worldwide-llc, #schulz-charles-m, #television, #the-snoopy-show-tv-program

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Forever Is Never

A third grader reflects on the miserable year of 2020.

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Animation’s Early Days: Artists, Hucksters, Talking Mice and Pigs

Reid Mitenbuler’s “Wild Minds” details wild times, when cartoonists pictured sex and death as well as cute animals.

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‘Bloom County’ at 40: Cartoonist Berkeley Breathed Looks Back

Berkeley Breathed, the cartoonist behind the strip, talks about its past, its future and his problem with deadlines.

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This Time, a Cartoon Depiction of Naomi Osaka Is More True to Life

Last year, the tennis champion was shown with light skin in an instant noodle ad. Now, she’ll be portrayed as a manga character, and illustrators insisted on getting details right.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #cartoons-and-cartoonists, #japan, #osaka-mari-1996, #osaka-naomi-1997, #race-and-ethnicity, #tennis

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Ken Spears, Partner in an Animation Powerhouse, Dies at 82

Mr. Spears and Joe Ruby were best known for “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!,” perhaps the most spun-off series in the history of television.

#cartoons-and-cartoonists, #deaths-obituaries, #hanna-barbera-productions-inc, #ruby-spears-productions-inc, #ruby-joe-1933-2020, #scooby-doo-where-are-you-tv-program, #spears-ken-1938, #television

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‘Animaniacs’ Is Back, Still Zany and Totally Insane-y

The antic cartoon satire of the 1990s returns on Hulu with new episodes, original cast members and steep expectations to fulfill.

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The Stars of ‘Animaniacs’ Speak for Themselves

Meet the voice-over actors who have played Yakko, Wakko, Dot and Pinky and the Brain for nearly 30 years.

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They Are Also 2 Wild and Crazy Guys

Steve Martin wanted to make cartoons, but he can only draw stick figures. He teamed up with the illustrator Harry Bliss, and the result is their new book, “A Wealth of Pigeons.”

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In the Netherlands, a Cartoon in School Leads to Online Threats and an Arrest

Threats against a high school teacher who displayed a political cartoon that supported the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo have alarmed Dutch officials.

#cartoons-and-cartoonists, #charlie-hebdo, #france, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #muslims-and-islam, #netherlands, #paty-samuel-1973-2020, #rotterdam-netherlands, #social-media, #terrorism

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Quino, Creator of Beloved ‘Mafalda’ Cartoon, Dies at 88

Joaquín Salvador Lavado drew the comic strip of the six-year-old Argentine girl, who was curious about the world and finely attuned to its injustices.

#argentina, #cartoons-and-cartoonists, #comic-books-and-strips, #deaths-obituaries, #quino-1932-2020

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To Beat Trump, Mock Him

The lesson from pro-democracy fighters abroad: Humor deflates authoritarian rulers.

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Central Park Birder Turns Clash Into Graphic Novel About Racism

The impressionistic novel from Christian Cooper features a Black teenager who looks at birds through binoculars and instead sees the faces of Black people who have been killed by the police.

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Charlie Hebdo Republishes Cartoons That Prompted Deadly 2015 Attack

The decision by the French satirical magazine to recirculate cartoons about the Prophet Muhammad and Islam coincides with the start of a long-awaited trial for the attack that killed 11 of its staff.

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Kamala Harris Cartoon in Murdoch Paper Is Denounced as Racist

Kevin Rudd, a former prime minister, lodged a complaint against The Australian for publishing material he called “racist and sexist.”

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Fighting for the Vote With Cartoons

Cartoonists used the press to battle anti-suffrage stereotypes and create a new image for the movement to enfranchise women.

#2020-suffrage, #cartoons-and-cartoonists, #voting-and-voters, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Aide Posts Cartoon Mocking Fauci as White House Denies Undermining Him

Dan Scavino, one of the president’s closest advisers, shared the cartoon by Ben Garrison, an alt-right artist who has been criticized for anti-Semitic imagery.

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Gemma Correll’s Pandemic Diary: Just Like Her Normal Diary

The illustrator spends time with her pugs and counteracts social media with calm reality TV.

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‘The Far Side’ Cartoonist Gary Larson Shares First New Work in 25 Years

In a note on his website, Mr. Larson thanked a clogged pen for pushing him to create digital cartoons on a tablet. “I’m just exploring, experimenting, and trying stuff,” he said. “New Stuff.”

#cartoons-and-cartoonists, #comic-books-and-strips, #larson-gary-1950, #the-far-side

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Henry Martin, Wry New Yorker Cartoonist, Is Dead at 94

He defined his artistic mission as finding humor in the mundane and everyday — and he found it for 35 years.

#cartoons-and-cartoonists, #deaths-obituaries, #martin-ann-m, #martin-henry-1925-2020, #new-yorker

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Kansas Governor Criticizes G.O.P. Official’s Cartoon Comparing Mask Order to Holocaust

The cartoon, which shows Gov. Laura Kelly wearing a Star of David mask as people are loaded into a cattle car, was posted Friday on the Facebook page of a newspaper owned by a Republican county chairman.

#cartoons-and-cartoonists, #kansas, #kelly-laura-1950, #masks, #newspapers

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At 99, Al Jaffee Says Goodbye to Mad Magazine

As a send-off for the cartoonist, the satirical publication has prepared an all-Jaffee issue that includes his final Fold-In.

#cartoons-and-cartoonists, #jaffee-al, #mad-magazine, #magazines

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Bugs Bunny Is Back, and So Is the ‘Looney Tunes’ Mayhem

A new collection of shorts on HBO Max, “Looney Tunes Cartoons,” captures the look and feel of the originals.

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Tanzanian Cartoonist Has a Stick for Every Powerful Eye

Godfrey Mwampembwa, popularly known as Gado, has been holding politicians accountable for nearly 30 years. Now, his concern has shifted to the coronavirus.

#africa, #cartoons-and-cartoonists, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #east-africa, #kenya, #mwampembwa-godfrey-gado, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #tanzania

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A Pandemic Gives the Funny Pages a Jolt of Reality

Daily newspaper cartoonists have finally caught up with the coronavirus.

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