Monday, May 10, 2010

Still hanging around: Volcanic ash cartoon

OK, enough politics* already, there's another story in the news that doesn't seem to be going away.

I thought this cartoon on the volcanic ash cloud, which I drew for a local paper a few weeks ago, would have a limited shelf life, but the infamous plume appears to still be with us. So I thought I'd give it another airing here.

And it seems there is still life in the "smokers' huddle" cartoon too, one of the great contemporary clichés of UK cartooning!

(*I spent Election Night with a group of other cartoonists at the Groucho Club in London. You can read a short report on this at the Bloghorn)

6 comments:

  1. Thanks, Surreal. "Hehehe" is always a good reaction ;-)

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  2. Love it, Royston. Poor little hairyplane!

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  3. Thanks, Cathy. Not sure about "hairyplane" though!

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  4. And as of today, it's back again! You'll be pushing your zimmer frame round your studio and still be able to re-use these gags!!

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  5. Indeed. The news just said that the last time this volcano erupted it lasted 15 months. Maybe I should think of some more ash cloud cartoons!

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