Friday, May 22, 2009

LA Times: Comic strip artists feeling the squeeze

Above: La Cucaracha's Lalo Alcarez gives us "Overheard Last Night at the Cartoonists Convention." © 2009 Universal Press Syndicate.

Yvonne Villarreal writes in today's LA Times about this weekend's National Cartoonists Society annual get together of professional cartoonists in California. The weekend's highlight is the Reuben Awards dinner, a black tie event held on Saturday night. This ongoing, celebratory gathering of professional cartoonists, most of whom are syndicated newspaper comic strip creators, has its dark cloud hanging over the affair.

To quote Lalo Alcaraz, "We're going to hell in a handbasket."

The entire article is here.

1 comment:

Nick Fechter said...

I hope that this isn't the end, PLEASE DON'T BE THE END! :(