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From dry January to frantic sales shopping: a week in Venn diagrams – cartoon
Start as you mean to go on …

Edith Pritchett

10, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘Air rage’ and personality tests: our favorite illustrations of 2021
From the climate crisis to airline passenger tantrums, the Guardian illustrations that best captured 2021

Rita Liu, Alvin Chang and Francisco Navas

23, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Quentin Blake: ‘I’m not so committed to cheering everybody up, you know’
He may be best known for bringing children’s books by Roald Dahl and Michael Rosen to vivid life, but a new documentary reveals the more serious side to illustrator’s career

Nicholas Wroe

17, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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All hail Cat Jesus! The fantastic feline artist behind Benedict Cumberbatch’s latest biopic
Louis Wain’s endearing drawings of lovable cats made him a star of the Victorian era – but his work morphed into intense, delirious visions as his mental health fell apart

Jonathan Jones

30, Nov, 2021 @1:06 PM

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Mowgli, Bagheera, Baloo: Rudyard Kipling’s own sketches of the Jungle Book cast revealed
Until recently, drawings made to help shape the characters could only be seen in the British Library. Now they will feature in a new edition

Dalya Alberge

21, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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How Penguin’s Modern Classics dared us to judge a book by its cover
After 60 years of the series celebrating contemporary fiction, have the early jacket designs stood the test of time – and how do you create a cover fit for a classic?

Killian Fox

07, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Jerry Pinkney obituary
Award-winning US illustrator whose prolific output of contemporary and traditional tales charmed readers of all ages

Julia Eccleshare

05, Nov, 2021 @6:04 PM

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Liz Pichon: ‘I thought the Tom Gates series would end really quickly’
The author and illustrator on dyslexia, doodling and finding new things to write about

Alison Flood

19, Oct, 2021 @12:03 PM

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The Jonathan Cape/Observer/Comica graphic short story prize 2021 – enter now!
The annual award for aspiring cartoonists offers the chance to be published in the Observer and win a cheque for £1,000, with past winners going on to land film and book deals

Rachel Cooke

10, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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‘The cover is supposed to be provocative’: the daunting task of redesigning Nirvana’s Nevermind
With a lawsuit from the famous baby – now 30 years old – prompting the band to consider altering the artwork, five album artists give us their alternative takes on the grunge classic

Daniel Dylan Wray

07, Oct, 2021 @2:39 PM

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‘No indication of criminal intent’ in Muhammad cartoonist Lars Vilks’ death
Swedish artist, who had been attacked and threatened, died in car crash along with two police bodyguards

Jon Henley and agencies

04, Oct, 2021 @2:54 PM

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‘That first year was a crazy rollercoaster’: why a new mother turned a crisis into cartoons
When her partner left her with a newborn one dark Finnish winter, Anna Härmälä didn’t crumble. Inspired by Fleabag, she turned her pain into raw, funny cartoons

Becky Barnicoat

28, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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