CARTOONIST INFORMATION NEWSLETTER

Cartoonist Information Newsletter Cartoonist information newsletter ‘Toon In‘ was a well known monthly publication that cartoonists and gag writers subscribed to. It was one of many that were available and these were published by either gag writers or those who were interested in magazine cartooning themselves. The cartoonist information newsletter I’m profiling here was published […]

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SELF PROMOTIONAL CARTOONING TACTICS FOR CARTOONISTS AND ILLUSTRATORS

Self Promotional Cartooning Tactics Self promotional cartooning tactics I’ve used over as many years take time, patience and investing money. Nothing comes cheap and it doesn’t with anything involving the publishing business or promoting your cartooning or illustration services. I was reminded recently by stumbling across this old letter from a specialized trade journal that […]

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CONCEPTUALIZING CARTOON IDEAS

Conceptualizing Cartoon Ideas I’ve previously posted on how I am conceptualizing cartoon ideas and how the concepts came about. I am stumbling across randon cartoons and offering feedback on what struck me with the idea or concept on how a certain cartoon scenario came to me. One in particular is timely enough since it involves […]

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COMPUTER MAGAZINE CARTOON EDITORS

Computer Magazine Cartoon Editors Working the trade journals when I began circulating my cartoons also meant showing them to those computer magazine cartoon editors I thought might like my work. I was sorting through a lot of old files recently and wanted to share some letters , yes actual typed letters on sheets of paper […]

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HI TECH CARTOONS

Hi Tech Cartoons Hi tech cartoons don’t sound like the newest technological graphics concept. But in 1991, they were being considered on the leading edge of syndicated cartoon content  being offered. Editorial cartoons and political cartoons were normally delivered by mail. Then came the internet and discombobulated the normal methods of cartoon delivery. Many syndicates […]

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CARTOON THOUGHTS | WRITING CARTOON GAGS

Cartoon Thoughts Cartoon thoughts come and go. It’s only those that make a strong impression or have a mental impact that really stay with me. Cartoon thoughts can simply be ideas, gags or concepts for new gag panel cartoons that I intend to illustrate. Nothing comes easy and this certainly applies to cartoons. I mean […]

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REMOVING CARTOON COPYRIGHT WATERMARKS | CARTOONING COPYRIGHTS ENFORCEMENT |

Removing Cartoon Copyright Watermarks It is recommended against removing cartoon copyright watermarks on any of my cartoons that you see here on DansCartoons. I emphasize this because the digital URLs or © that are embedded on any cartoons are to enforce copyrights. I cannot emphasize this enough because so many violators still try using a […]

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CARTOONIST MAL HANCOCK CARTOONS HAD A WIDE AUDIENCE

Cartoonist Mal Hancock Cartoonist Mal Hancock had work in many magazines at the time I began showing my gag panel cartoons to editors back in the 70’s. At first, I did not realize who he was or what his story was, but as time progressed I began seeing more and more of his work on […]

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Cartoonist Documentaries About Cartooning

Cartoonist Documentaries Cartoonist documentaries are great inspiration for aspiring cartoonists. They are a great reference tool and can help young artists and cartoonists understand the business of cartooning. Many of them are available and I wanted to profile a few of my favorites starting with Crumb, since cartoonist Robert Crumb had got my attention back […]

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