Happy Columbus Day – A Columbus Day Cartoon and an Update

Columbus Day already and Halloween is just around the corner – where did 2014 go? Another year nearly gone by and the mullet still hasn’t made a comeback – disappointing. Anyway, in honor of Mr. Columbus, here’s today’s “Spectickles” Cartoon A Day, a Columbus Day cartoon: http://billabbott.weebly.com/the-new-cartoon-a-day-page/spectickles-cartoon-a-day-a-columbus-day-cartoon Also, I’ve just updated my “Spectickles” web gallery… More Happy Columbus Day – A Columbus Day Cartoon and an Update

Writing For Cartoonists – A Game of Hide and Seek With the Muse

This is a question that comes up VERY frequently, both from cartoonists and non-cartoonists alike: where do I get my ideas or how do I write my gags. Some of the questions may be in the hope of recommending me for mental help or to keep me occupied long enough to check my head for… More Writing For Cartoonists – A Game of Hide and Seek With the Muse

“Spectickles” Maritime Cartoon – That Sinking Feeling

It just dawned on me, we’re fast approaching autumn – why didn’t I get the memo? A person should be amply and sufficiently warned of such things. Anyway, since I didn’t get any diving in this summer, I suppose today’s “Spectickles” Cartoon A Day will have to suffice, only I don’t want to be this… More “Spectickles” Maritime Cartoon – That Sinking Feeling

“Spectickles” Working Out Cartoon

Friday. Doesn’t the word itself bring some degree of relief? You’ll note Robinson Crusoe didn’t name his man Monday, or Tuesday – probably would have ended up hating him and resorted to chucking him off a cliff. Well, on that literary reflection, here’s today’s “Spectickles” Cartoon A Day, shock waves in the time-space continuum: http://billabbott.weebly.com/the-new-cartoon-a-day-page/spectickles-cartoon-a-day-shock-waves-in-the-time-space-continuum

Becoming A Cartoonist/Illustrator – Starting The Journey

I sometimes get asked for advice from aspiring cartoonists. As someone who has a passion for the art, history, process, writing – all aspects of cartooning, I’m happy to offer whatever guidance I can. Recently, I was approached by a young lady who told me she wanted to be a cartoonist. She had brought a… More Becoming A Cartoonist/Illustrator – Starting The Journey