December 12th, 2011 23:59 EST
The Student Operated Press Congratulates Michael Pohrer For His Cartooning Mastery!
The Student Operated Press is thrilled to announce that Editorial Cartoonist, Michael Pohrer (MJ) has once again been chosen for "Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year."
From the U.S. and Canada, editorial cartoonists deliver the daily funnies to readers representing comic journalism at its best, these are the published works that are annualy chosen for outstanding elements showcasing a variety of viewpoints, the cartoonists satirize headline-making news that defines and shapes the world.
The Student Operated Press` feature Editorial Cartoonist Michael Pohrer, brings a special brand of political cartooning into the social commentary arena. Combining wit and insight, MJ portrays the current headline-making events and controversial issues through each year with a visual feast of the foibles and failings of all politicians - none are spared, no matter their party affiliation.
From the trials and tribulations of the Obama administration to current trends these award-winning cartoons whether you agree or not, his pontificating cartoons are bound to stir your own emotions and opinions.
We congratulate MJ on providing The Student Operated Press, and the world, with an astounding collection of Editorial Cartoons and this honour of having been chosen for Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year 2012.
Charles Brooks 1920 - 2011
Was an editorial cartoonist for the Birmingham (Ala.) News for thirty-eight years. Previous president of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists and He has been the recipient of thirteen Freedom Foundation awards, a national VFW award, two Vigilante Patriot awards, and a Sigma Delta Chi award for editorial cartooning.Brooks` cartoons appear in more than eighty books, including textbooks on political science, economics, and history, as well as encyclopedias and yearbooks. His original cartoons are on display in the archives of many institutions.
In addition to his lifetime of work as an editorial cartoonist, Charles Brooks had a long-time career of editor of Pelican`s Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year Series. This landmark series, begun in 1972, showcases the work of editorial cartoonists from the United States and Canada.
Throughout his life, Brooks has not only seen history unfold before his eyes, but he also has recorded it for posterity in his cartoons. So, too, do the editorial cartoonists that he chooses to appear in each edition of Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year. The cartoons, inevitably more famous than the cartoonists themselves, become a part of the history that they capture.
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