An ongoing collection of cartoons by Sage Stossel, a contributing editor for The Atlantic and an award-winning cartoonist for the Provincetown Banner, the Boston Globe, and elsewhere. She is the author/illustrator of the children’s books On the Loose in Boston, On the Loose in Washington, D.C., and On the Loose in Philadelphia, and of the graphic novel Starling, which is serialized at GoComics.com.
This month, Don Blankenship, the former Chairman and CEO of the Massey Energy Company, faces trial for mine safety violations leading to the explosion at his Upper Big Branch mine that killed 29 miners. Below is the modest proposal-style cartoon originally posted following the disaster in April 2010.
This weekend, having just read about Sanders’ impressive fundraising figures and heard that he was coming to Boston, I decided to make my way over to the rally to get a look at the candidate and his supporters:
Marco Rubio’s assertion in Wednesday night’s GOP debate that North Korea is capable of striking the U.S. with “dozens of nuclear weapons” brought to mind this cartoon from 2006, on the occasion of North Korea’s test of a Taepodong missile thought to be capable of reaching Alaska:
Tonight’s U.S. Open showdown between the Williams sisters brought to mind this old cartoon from 2007:
As a younger sibling myself, I’m rooting for Serena …
Obama’s visit to Alaska this week—throwing into relief concerns over global warming and the tradeoffs of Arctic drilling—brought to mind this vintage cartoon from 2005: