Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 2012 Edition

Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 2012 Edition

by Charles Brooks
     
 

Comic journalism at its best.
In 2011, we said farewell to Elizabeth Taylor and Betty Ford and good riddance to Osama bin Ladin. The ever-waning reputation of Pres. Barack Obama prompted Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich, and Donald Trump to put in their bids for the presidential election. While gas prices and the national debt rose higher than the possibility of

Overview

Comic journalism at its best.
In 2011, we said farewell to Elizabeth Taylor and Betty Ford and good riddance to Osama bin Ladin. The ever-waning reputation of Pres. Barack Obama prompted Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich, and Donald Trump to put in their bids for the presidential election. While gas prices and the national debt rose higher than the possibility of sending another manned craft into space, the scandalous Casey Anthony trial resurfaced memories of O. J. and Nicole Simpson. The latest annual edition of this collection contains these and many other controversial comments referencing politics, the economy, sports, foreign affairs, government, and pop culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455616152
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/06/2011
Series:
Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

CHARLES BROOKS, a former president of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, has edited this series since its inception in 1972. Brooks served for 38 years as editorial cartoonist for the Birmingham News, where his work won numerous national awards.

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