After Cinco de Mayo

The 5th was (surprise!) Cinco de Mayo and also National Cartoonists Day, as I reported yesterday. So yesterday was the day after. Cartoonist Lalo Alvarez considers that day:

(#1)

One too many Dos XXs!

(La Cucaracha cartoon from the GoComics site, here. Hat tip to David Craig on Facebook.)

Like many minority and female cartoonists, Alvarez is self-syndicated. It’s a hard world for these outsiders to break into.

Now, moving to today, a Bizarro cartoon with a sturdy trope, a gag involving the figure of Death the Grim Reaper. In this one, the Reaper has a cold:

(#2)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: