WEBSITE CARTOONS FOR WEB SITES THAT AUTO-UPDATES

 Website Cartoons Website cartoons offered on my site include a daily updating cartoon panel. After some time, I was able to offer my daily auto updating web cartoon as a WordPress plugin which was designed by Michael Busch who has experience in other plugin designs. Following some fine […]

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Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest Caption this cartoon if you can! Welcome to the first “Caption This Cartoon” contest here on the ToonBlog. My previous post regarding gag writing prompted this contest. Anyone who thinks they have the ability to write a clever caption in the word balloon is invited to participate! Have you ever seen a […]

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Social Media Cartoon Humor

Social Media Cartoon Humor I ought to have alot more cartoon ideas in my head that relate to Facebook and the rest, but haven’t got all of them down on paper yet. It’s probably because I am spending time trying to fine toon (pun intended) my overall web catalog after recently relaunching it earlier in […]

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CARTOON GAG WRITING

Cartoon Gag Writing Cartoon gag writing is a business. In recent conversation with several cartoonists, the main question came up: “What do you think makes a cartoon funny? Is it the way it is drawn, the gag or what? ” And the answers came out of nowhere with a variety of perspectives. The main gist […]

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Cartooning Styles

Developing A Style Of Cartooning In recent cartooning conversations, a good question came up regarding ‘drawing style’. I know for myself, that having some flexibility in the way I draw and render work for specific projects has been an acceptable way to work within the cartoon business. I draw gag cartoons a bit differently than […]

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Cartoonist Drawing Tools

Cartoonist Drawing Tools Cartoonist drawing tools are discussed here in depth. I recall first trying to use a Hunt’s Crowquill dip pen with Higgins India Ink. Big mistake because my chosen paper was a 25% cotton bond Hammermill brand of business typing paper. The natty surface caused the extremely sharp tipped pen to actually dig […]

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Redesigned Online Cartoon Database

Online Cartoon Database My redesigned online cartoon database evolved, so to speak. As I continue to monitor my sitemap statistics in Google’s Webmaster Tools, I realize it’s no small feat with everything that involves a website overhaul. So am sharing a few additional thoughts on this latest “techno-journey” that’s been nothing less than frustrating yet […]

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Self Syndicating Cartoons

Self Syndicated Cartoons Self syndicating cartoons in newspapers was taking place in 1990. Years ago I self syndicated packages of cartoons to newspapers across the United States and to papers in provinces throughout Canada. I had local printers make flyers and brochures that displayed various samples of my panels and listed other newspapers that were publishing […]

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New Cartoon Web Site Relaunch

New Cartoon Web Site Relaunch New cartoon web site relaunch after a complete overhaul of the galleries, the structuring that included a new menu layout, and then adding the thousands of cartoons into the database. To commemorate my old site I created a “so long” RIP cartoon to make it somewhat official, and created a […]

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