“Nowhere else can we find history’s blood pressure being monitored regularly in this manner. . . . It’s an education and entertainment to browse through the recent history of the nation that is represented in every volume of this series.”
—Comic Art Professional Society (CAPS) Newsletter
“The value of this series grows right along with it as the chronicle of the ‘hot’ topics of each year.”
—East Texas Historical Association
Every year since 1972, Pelican has presented this diverse compilation of the most outstanding editorial cartoons from publications across the country. Selected for clarity of position as well as for exceptional execution, this collection includes the work of Pulitzer Prize-winning artists, the year’s major award-winning cartoons, and the best work from Canadian cartoonists.
A pictorial history of the year, as seen by more than 180 editorial cartoonists, this 2004 volume offers a variety of viewpoints on such topics as the shock and awe of the war in Iraq, the trials and tribulations of the Bush administration, the parade of the nine Democratic presidential hopefuls, and the triumphs and the tragedies of the world in general.
In more than four hundred cartoons, the world’s best editorial cartoonists probe, analyze, and assess the people, ideas, and events that made headlines in 2003.