PROTEST CARTOONS

Protest cartoons featuring protesters are readily available for your usage. I’ve gathered many of my favorites for your convenience and you can reprint them in your next print ad to advertise your upcoming event. I can change or edit the text on the signs which appear in these cartoons so they are targeted to your […]

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CARTOON BUYERS

Buyers of cartoons Cartoon buyers will accumulate if you stick with the freelance cartooning business long enough. I was able to build a “stable” of regular markets for myself after I established my work with a certain number of magazines. Even though I started out small, by mailing 10 cartoons to Plumber’s Digest, then 10 […]

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AUTHOR EDITOR CARTOONIST

Author Editor Cartoonist The title of this article  Author Editor Cartoonist are three that apply to Dave Astor (probably in that order Dave?) that readers were probably not aware of. This preamble  offers some insight into a little known aspect involving Dave’s venture into freelance gag cartooning that you may find interesting! If you’re asking […]

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COLOR HUMOROUS ILLUSTRATION SERVICE

My color humorous illustration service is at your disposal. Have you considered any kind of cartoons created for use in your next professional project? By “professional”, I mean a commercial venture where you are perhaps having your own line of t-shirts produced. Or have you thought of a company calendar to promote what you do? […]

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SAVVY CARTOONIST MARKETING

Savvy cartoonist marketing requires some basic intuitive techniques  for locating markets by using the SIC code system. What are SIC codes? They are “standard industrial classification” codes which all commercial businesses are classified by. They are  4 digit codes and each business classification is designated a number. For instance, the business of construction has a […]

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SHOTGUN CARTOONING

Shotgun cartooning was a practice I used when I started circulating my single panel gag cartoons to various magazines back in the 70’s. The discipline itself was something I was oblivious to when I first began showing my cartoons to magazine editors.  All I wanted to do was try to see how I could actually […]

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CUSTOM POLITICAL CARTOONS

Custom political cartoons can be created for your poster, t-shirts or apparel and even your  print advertising. If you have a specific message you want to convey or if you are running for office or a political position in your local government or state, consider the power that a custom cartoon can add to your […]

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CARTOONIST LIVES

Cartoonist Lives Cartoonist lives that feature the art of the magazine cartoonist thrives at The New Yorker in the oddest of vacuums. Imagine if there were major league baseball without any minor leagues, or if Broadway existed and off-off-Broadway did not. In essence, this has been the situation in the world of magazine cartooning for […]

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FLEXIBLE CARTOONIST

Being a flexible cartoonist can work to your advantage. What is a flexible cartoonist you may ask? This is something I learned to develop over as many years of being an “ink slinger” and I think offering flexibility to any and all existing clients and new ones you may encounter and acquire is the modus […]

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