A Major Award

Every spring the New York Press Association has a convention for it’s member newspapers and announces the “Better Newspaper Awards”. This year I scored an “honorable mention” in division 2, where all the cool newspapers hang out, for editorial cartooning with the following minor masterpiece. “Timely, pulls multiple emotional threads”, commented the judges.

With great power…

Watching the presidential candidates stumble about brings to mind Smilin’ Stan Lee’s timeless lesson from “Amazing Fantasy” #15. The cover art (left) is by the legendary Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, the interior art (including the below final panels) was a solo effort by Ditko.