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October 2019 Cartoon Update

October 2019 Cartoon Update

I can't really pretend otherwise, the biggest cartoon news for me this month was the arrival of the first copies of Brexit - A Drawn-Out Process. My latest book will be published on 24th October and is already available to pre-order here. But the world outside my...

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Brexit – A Drawn-Out Process

Brexit – A Drawn-Out Process

A New Book of Cartoons by James Mellor Coming this Autumn, or possibly delayed for three month. Or longer. Or revoked entirely. No! Definitely coming this Autumn - 'do or die'. My latest book is a journey back through the past three years of Brexit turbulence and an...

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September 2019 Cartoon Update

September 2019 Cartoon Update

Welcome to another selection of cartoons. Summer is often a quiet time, but not this year. Hot on the heels of Herne Bay was The London Cartoon Show, where you may have seen my work alongside that of over 30 of the UKs top cartoonists - all drawing on the theme of...

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Herne Bay Cartoon Festival 2019

Herne Bay Cartoon Festival 2019

Cartoons by The Sea of Tranquillity I was excited last year to have a cartoon exhibited in Herne Bay Cartoon Festival's Turning the Tide exhibition. This year I was invited back, not only to exhibit multiple cartoons in the Fly Me to The Moon show, but to draw live on...

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August 2019 Cartoon Update

August 2019 Cartoon Update

At the time of writing I am resting up after a hectic weekend at Herne Bay Cartoon Festival - a wonderful celebration of art and humour that deserves, and will get, it's own post later this week. For now, here is the usual monthly compilation of some of my favourite...

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July 2019 Cartoon Update

July 2019 Cartoon Update

Who will climb the greasy pole to reach the uncertain prize?  The Tory leadership contest has become considerably less fun to cover now the candidates have been whittled down to just two.  There were some interesting and different characters to draw for a...

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June 2019 Cartoon Update

June 2019 Cartoon Update

It's June already(!) and time for another selection of cartoons.  Some big stories featured this month, including EU elections that were not supposed to happen, The announcement of the Prime Minister's resignation and the arrival of a Royal baby.  Lower down...

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May 2019 Cartoon Update

May 2019 Cartoon Update

For this cartoonist, the highlight of the last month was most definitely having my cartoons published in Private Eye magazine for the first time.  It was a long-held ambition and I was genuinely thrilled to see my work alongside that of some of the UK's best and...

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April 2019 Cartoon Update

April 2019 Cartoon Update

No prizes for guessing that this month is a Brexit heavy cartoon update.  There's been an awful lot to work with over the past few weeks and, whatever one's personal opinions on the matter, I think we can all agree that the UK is treading the line between comedy...

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March 2019 Cartoon Update

March 2019 Cartoon Update

Welcome to another cartoon update.  Despite being a short month, February has been an incredibly busy one.  Both major political parties began to splinter, a denuclearisation summit began then (abruptly) ended, and Donald Tusk reserved a place in hell for...

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February 2019 Cartoon Update

February 2019 Cartoon Update

The Brexit countdown clock keeps ticking, reflected by another month of Brexit dominated cartoons.  Not all Brexit though - you'll also find references to bacon, sausage rolls, razor blades and steel fences (a potent combination). Several of the cartoons here...

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