Editorial cartoons

Bulls Press/Newsmap offer political caricatures from around the world. Among the artists are Pulitzer Prize winners from the U.S. such as Mike Peters, and Peter Broelman from Australia. Some of the Swedish caricaturists include Jan-Erik Andersen (Jeander), Lennart Moberg (Ellem), Olle Magnusson, Lars Thyrstedt and Leif Zetterling.


US and Australia

Editorial cartoons

  • Brian Duffy

    Brian Duffy is the front-page editorial cartoonist for The Des Moines Register. Prior to joining the Register, Duffy worked as editorial cartoonist and illustrator for Milwaukee magazine. He created a monthly cartoon for Milwaukee issues and illustrated feature stories. He was also a staff editorial cartoonist at the Waukesha County Freeman.

  • David M. Hitch

    David M. Hitch has been the editorial cartoonist for the Worcester Telegram and Gazette in Worcester, Mass. since 1988. Hitch also contributes to Graphic Impressions, a weekly package of caricatures and news interpretations, syndicated by King Features.

  • Glenn Foden

    Glenn Foden has been an editorial cartoonist and office curiosity for 25 years and hopes to become computer literate by the end of his career. As of now, he depends upon his wife and twin daughters to explain the hard parts to him. As far as politics go, his first and best vote was for Ronald Reagan.

  • Jan-Erik Ander (Jeander)

    Jan-Erik was educated at the Swedish University College of Arts, Crafts and Design and has been drawing as a hobby almost his entire life.His political drawings and caricatures have been published in a number of Swedish newspapers.

  • Jeff Koterba

    Since joining the Omaha World-Herald in 1989, Jeffrey Koterba has been a finalist for Editorial Cartoonist of the Year from the National Cartoonists Society and has placed second in the National Headliner Awards. In 2009 and 2010, he won first place for editorial cartooning in the Great Plains Journalism Awards..

  • Jimmy Margulies

    Jimmy Margulies has been the editorial cartoonist for The Record in Hackensack, N.J., since 1990  His caricatures are also featured in King Features Graphic Impressions, a weekly package. Margulies began drawing and publishing editorial cartoons while at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where he earned a bachelor's degree in graphic design.

  • John Branch

    John Branch has been the editorial cartoonist of the San Antonio Express-News in Texas since 1981.

    He began his cartooning career in his home town at the Chapel Hill Newspaper in 1976, the same year he graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in studio art.

    His work has been reprinted in The New York Times, USA Today, Newsweek and numerous college newspapers. A member and former officer of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, Branch is the author of Would You Buy a Used Cartoon from this Man? and Out on a Limb. 

  • Kirk Walters

    Kirk Walters has been the editorial cartoonist for The Blade in Toledo, Ohio since 1985, when he left The Scranton Times (Pa.) after a three-year stint.

  • Lasse Thyrstedt

    He has always enjoyed creating caricatures and comic-strips. Lasse contributes to two Swedish newspapers and is represented in the library of the Swedish Parliament. He has been a finalist in two Egmont competitions for comic-strip artists, as well as a comic’s festival in Finland.

  • Lee Judge

    Lee Judge was born in Roseville, Calif. in 1953. He began drawing political cartoons for the Sacramento Union in 1976, joined the San Diego Union as its political cartoonist in 1979 and was hired by the Kansas City Star in 1981.

  • Leif Zetterling

    Born in 1940, Leif is a painter, draughtsman and designer. He was responsible for the advertising in Arlanda airport’s arrival hall in the late 1960s, and designed Norstedts’ PAN-series during the years 1966-88. In all, he has designed more than 3,000 book covers for Swedish publishers including Norstedts, Tidens förlag, Författarförlaget and Bra Böcker.

  • Lennart Moberg (Ellem)

    Lennart Moberg has been supplying illustrations to the mass media since 1973. Lennart began his career as a comic-strip artist and has appeared in magazines such as Lilla Fridolf, Buster, Seriemagasinet and The Phantom.

  • Mike Peters

    Mike Peters has been a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist for more than 30 years. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Washington University and immediately began his career on the art staff of the Chicago Daily News. As the editorial cartoonist for the Dayton Daily News, Peters work is syndicated to more than 400 newspapers worldwide four-times-a-week.

  • Mike Smith

    Mike Smith has been a professional cartoonist for more than 20 years. Smith works for the Las Vegas Sun, which first started running his work while he was still a senior in college.In addition to drawing a daily cartoon four days a week for the Sun, Smith also draws an editorial cartoon every Thursday for USA Today and creates StockcarToons, a weekly cartoon on NASCAR racing. His work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Time, The Washington Post and The New York Times.

  • Olle Magnusson

    Born in 1962 and domiciled in the Swedish city of Linköping, he has been working as an illustrator and art director since 1983. Olle started as a political caricaturist for The Östgöta Correspondent, the Moderate Party and Företagarförbundet, an interest group for small companies. He has run an advertising agency since 1991. Drawing has always been a part of his work, and new digital technology has reawakened an interest in caricatures.

  • Peter Broelman

    Peter Broelman kicked off his career at The News in 1990 and has since contributed to a host of publications that have included People, TV Week, Sunday Mail, MAD, Cracked, Reader's Digest and Australasian Post.