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Cartooning: Maine-Based Cartoonists Discuss Their Profession

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Maine is home to a community of successful cartoonists, whose work has appeared in publications from The New Yorker to Mad Magazine. How do cartoonists combine art, humor and social commentary - and what do Maine cartoonists contribute to the state's identity? A new book by local cartoonists showcases the talent and humor of these artists. We'll learn what it takes to succeed as a cartoonist professionally.


  • John Klossner’s cartoons have appeared in The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, and Reader’s Digest. He lives in South Berwick.
  • Mike Lynch is a recipient of the Jack Davis Award and has been published in Reader’s Digest, Playboy, Mad Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and many other publications. He lives in Milton, New Hampshire, just over the border from Maine.
  • Bill Woodman retired to Portland, where he devotes his energy to painting and cartooning. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Playboy, National Lampoon, Audubon, The New York Times, and Gourmet. He has also published a book of his work, as well as a children's book.
  • David Jacobson has had cartoons published in The New Yorker, Down East, and Bangor Daily News. He is also a professional glass blower and lives in Montville.



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