After 18 years and more than 1,600 political cartoons, I’ve decided to retire my weekly comic. This is a decision long in the making, one I’ve slowly walked myself up to over the years, and have recently decided is time to commit to. My last cartoon was two weeks ago.


Note: This was a newsletter sent this week to Inkwell members who support The Nib. I’m making it public for the occasion of our birthday and all that is going on with the publication right now.

The Nib — celebrating six years of comics

This week marks six years since I launched The Nib as an outlet for…


Illustration by Sim Mau for The Nib

It was reported Friday that First Look Media made the decision to end funding for The Nib along with shuttering the web magazine Topic.com at the end of July. That is true and something that I’ve been dealing with the results of for a few weeks now.

That leaves me…


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Unbelievable, if true.

Donald Trump won not only the presidential election but the whole country. Did some states go blue? Only if you see colors. Electoral college vs. popular vote? Here’s another way to think about it: don’t.

I’ve run the numbers every way and there’s no mistaking the results.


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Last week we solicited reader comments on the election. We illustrated some of the best—and one of the worst.

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Matt Bors

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