2020

Island cartoonist Paul Karasik, known for his work in the New Yorker and the Vineyard Gazette, teaches a weekly comics workshop online beginning Jan. 13.

2018

Derby season means shifting priorities – for all of us.
It was pure happenstance that West Tisbury cartoonist Paul Karasik stumbled upon a mural that became the basis of his first essay in The New Yorker.

2017

Cartoonists Paul Karasik and Mark Newgarden recently published How to Read Nancy, dissecting the comic strip they have long been obsessed with.

2014

An architectural salvage expert in Tampa was charmed to discover a scrapbook full of cartoons by the late Denys Wortman, renowned syndicated cartoonist in his day and a Vineyard resident.

2012

For Daniel Cooney, it began with Superperson. After spending his childhood doodling dinosaurs and imaginary creatures, Mr. Cooney took his first steps towards what would be his eventual career with the 120-issue comic featuring the “stick figure Superman.” He worked on the series from sixth grade right up through high school, penciling his friends and family into the action, and occasionally getting into trouble for drawing in class.

Today Mr. Cooney is still drawing in class, but as an instructor he’s no longer getting disapproving looks.

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