Here are my three most recent coronavirus cartoons.
The above is the most recent one, on the stock market drop, the oil price drop and the coronavirus.
I actually like the line art better than the color version:
Editors and readers always like color or grayscale better than line art like this — but I like line art versions of cartoons best — without tone. There is something more elegant about line art, even if I can’t convince anyone else that line art is nicer.
My next cartoon has the coronavirus licking the continental United States. Here’s my rough sketch:
I looked up a map of the United States on Google, printed it and taped it into place, so I could get the shapes of the states right when I traced it with my finished lines. In the old days I would do things like this on a “lucygraph.” (These are better days.)
And here’s the final art:
Back in February, when the coronavirus was only in China, I drew this one about the world freaking out …
That’s it! Three cartoons today!
— Editorial cartoonist Daryl Cagle lives in Montecito and runs the CagleCartoons.com news syndicate, distributing editorial cartoons to more than 850 news sites and newspapers around the world, including Noozhawk. Contact him at email@example.com, follow his blog at www.darylcagle.com and follow him on Twitter: @dcagle. Click here for previous cartoons. The opinions drawn are his own.