The Conscience of a Cartoonist Hardcover – June 8, 2014
by Jeff Danziger (Author)
The latest from the lauded political cartoonist is a coffee-table collection of his post-9/11 editorial cartoons with extensive, educational commentary.
The Conscience of a Cartoonist collects the lauded editorial cartoonist’s post 9/11 body of work. Danziger documents, via cartoons and extensive, educational commentary, the tragedy of that day and the politically disorganized response that followed. This coffee-table book is also his exegesis on the art of editorial cartooning.
Black & white with 30 pages of color
About the Author
Jeff Danziger was born in New York City in 1943, and grew up in Bedford, New York. He was drafted into the Army in 1968 and served for four years, including one tour in Vietnam as an intelligence officer. He was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has worked as a staff cartoonist for the New York Daily News and the Christian Science Monitor, and his work has appeared in newspapers around the world, including The New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, Izvestia, Le Monde, Courrier International, the Wall Street Journal, the London Times, the International Herald Tribune, and Die Welt, and magazines such as the New Yorker and Forbes. He studied drawing in Boston and New York and at the Staedel Museum School and the Malakademie in Frankfurt, Germany. He has produced 10 books of cartoons, a children’s book, The Champlain Monster, and a novel about the Vietnam war, Rising Like the Tucson. He lives in New York.
Hardcover: 608 pages
Publisher: Fantagraphics; 1 edition (June 8, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 9.7 x 11.7 x 1.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 5.6 pounds