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“The Doctor Makes House Calls” Limited Edition Print!

November 24th, 2015 | Posted in General

By popular demand and just in time for Christmas, it’s my updated “Doctor Who” limited edition print entitled “The Doctor Makes House Calls”! This new print features ALL NEW caricatures of the original 11 Doctors from my long sold out 2013 DW print, plus new Doctors Peter Capaldi and John Hurt!! You have two options: The Limited Edition: Only 500 prints produced 11″ x 30″ matte finish, professional print Hand signed and numbered The Special Edition: Only 12 (okay, 13 including John Hurt as 8.5) produced Hand signed and numbered “The Doctor Makes House Calls” print The original inked art for the corresponding numbered Doctor… READ MORE

Monday MADness- The Loan Wars!

November 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Monday MADness

Next month MAD #537 will feature the annual “MAD 20 Dumbest People, Events and Things” of the year (and yes, I did the art on one of them this year). The next several installments of Monday MADness will take a look back at some of the MAD 20 pieces I have done over the years. This one is from MAD #497, Jan 2009. It’s a commentary on the government bailout of the big banks after the mortgage implosion crisis. The concept was to spoof of “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” but with Ben Bernanke, Henry Paulson, Nancy Pelosi and Barney Frank (with cameos by G.W.… READ MORE

Sunday Mailbag- Doctor Who Print?

November 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Mailbag

Q: How’s the new Doctor Who print coming along? You said it would be ready in time for the holidays… ?? A: Check back here on Tuesday! Thanks to a whole bunch of people for the question. If you have a question you want answered for the mailbag about cartooning, illustration, MAD Magazine, caricature or similar, e-mail me and I’ll try and answer it here! READ MORE


November 20th, 2015 | Posted in General

“The Daily Jumble” is a popular syndicated word puzzle and cartoon appearing in over 600 publications worldwide currently done by David L. Hoyt and my fellow NCS member Jeff Knurek. This week is the third annual “Guest Jumbler” week where Jeff has enlisted six different cartoonists do the artwork and the question/answer gag. Today I am the Guest Jumbler! Doing something related to Star Wars was Jeff’s idea… he had a feeling it might be relevant right now for some odd reason. You can check out the Daily Jumble on Facebook or on their website. Warning: It’s addictive. Thanks, Jeff, for the fun little project! By… READ MORE

Sketch o’the Week- Peter Capaldi Revisited!

November 19th, 2015 | Posted in Sketch O'The Week

I’ve had a few people email me about my upcoming new Doctor Who print to urge me not to use the original sketch I did of twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi: …because the image of the Doctor jamming on a guitar in rocker clothes is sure to be the definitive image of this incarnation of Doctor Who. I agree and had planned to redo my Capaldi caricature. Well, here’s the sketch and, yes, it’s available to purchase in the studio store! READ MORE

For Under the Tree…

November 17th, 2015 | Posted in General

Holiday Huckstering Dept. Looking for the perfect useless gift for that special someone! We’ve got useless gifts galore! Limited Edition Prints! Presidential Posters! Signed books! Original Art! and even more stuff! Shipping takes time, so don’t delay if you want to disappoint that special someone this holiday season! READ MORE

Monday MADness- Home Theater Gadgets!

November 16th, 2015 | Posted in Monday MADness

I know I’ve posted the artwork to this piece, the first thing I ever had published in MAD, many times. However this issue (#399) was finally just released in digital format via the MAD iPad app, so I can show it to you with all of Dick DeBartolo‘s hilarious jokes in place as it appeared in print back in Oct 2000. MAD is slowly building up it’s digital back issue library in their app. Print subscribers get the digital version of the latest issues FREE, and can purchase back issues for as little as $.99 when they are on sale. The app is free and… READ MORE

Sunday Mailbag- Another Book?

November 15th, 2015 | Posted in Mailbag

Q: I really love your book on how to draw caricatures. It’s the only one I’ve ever found that actually attempts to explain the thinking behind how to exaggerate the face. Do you have plans to write more books? Maybe about how to exaggerate anatomy or cartooning in general? A: First, thanks for the kind words about my book. I’m very glad you liked it. As for other books, “never say never” but I do not foresee any more how-to books in my immediate future. Some of that is because of the time involved. The Mad Art of Caricature! took a long time to put… READ MORE


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