Friday, September 12, 2003

Communication Arts: Cox and Forkum

I grew up reading editorial cartoons. As a paperboy delivering the Buffalo News, first thing I did when I got a my load of papers was look to see Tom Toles' take on the world. Yet as an adult, it's been a long time since I found something Toles produced that I respected, and more often then not I find the medium to be little more then a vehicle to transmit a screed. That is, until Cox and Forkum.

Their latest is utterly brilliant in thought, form, and execution. I'll just leave it at this--it's more than a cartoon--it's an experience. You will be moved.

How does one nominate someone for the Pulitzer prize? I really want to know. And why aren't these guys in every major paper in America?

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