Friday's Editorial Cartoon Archive

Each cartoon is accompanied by a question requiring the student to demonstrate understanding of the cartoonist’s intended meaning. Answers to the questions can be found by scrolling to the bottom of the cartoon page.


Children Playing

- Cartoon with questions requiring the student to demonstrate understanding of the cartoonist’s intended meaning.

Memorial Day 2015

- Cartoon with a question requiring the student to demonstrate understanding of the cartoonist’s intended meaning.

Attention Span

- Cartoon with a question requiring the student to demonstrate understanding of the cartoonist’s intended meaning.

2016 Primaries

- Cartoon with questions requiring the student to demonstrate understanding of the cartoonist’s intended meaning.

2016 candidates

- Cartoon with a question requiring the student to demonstrate understanding of the cartoonist’s intended meaning.

Full Archive

May 2015

5/29/2015 - Children Playing - Gary Varvel

5/22/2015 - Memorial Day 2015 - Joe Heller

5/15/2015 - Attention Span - Steve Kelley

5/8/2015 - 2016 Primaries - Summers, Lowe and McKee

April 2015

4/24/2015 - 2016 candidates - Gary Markstein

4/17/2015 - Hillary 2016 - Dan Wasserman

4/10/2015 - Tax Day - Gary McCoy

4/6/2015 - Iran Nuke Agreement - Arend Van Dam

4/3/2015 - Easter 2015 - Steve Breen

March 2015

3/20/2015 - Secret Service Shenanigans - Jerry Holbert

3/13/2015 - Nuclear Deal - Nate Beeler

3/6/2015 - Bad Winter - Dave Granlund

February 2015

2/27/2015 - Now Hiring - Dana Summers

2/20/2015 - Jobs for ISIS - Michael Ramirez

2/13/2015 - Wheel of Fortune - Rick McKee

2/6/2015 - Phil - Glenn McCoy

January 2015

1/30/2015 - Gitmo Interrogation - Mike Lester

1/23/2015 - Sending help - Lisa Benson

1/16/2015 - Free community college - Lisa Benson

1/5/2015 - The Interview - Steve Kelley

December 2014

12/19/2014 - Christmas - Joe Heller

12/12/2014 - Wi-Fi - Cameron Cardow

12/5/2014 - Too Soon - Joseph Heller

November 2014

11/28/2014 - We’re still eating - Glenn McCoy

11/21/2014 - Thanksgiving 2014 - Rick McKee

11/14/2014 - Technology - Arend van Dam, Glenn McCoy

11/7/2014 - Midterms - Steve Kelley

October 2014

10/31/2014 - New Drone - Stephan Pastis

10/24/2014 - Ebola Halloween - Steve Kelley, Milt Priggee

10/17/2014 - Travel Ban from West Africa - Clay Jones

10/10/2014 - Ebola - Glenn McCoy

10/3/2014 - White House Invader - Jerry Holbert

September 2014

9/26/2014 - Broad Coalition - Nate Beeler

9/19/2014 - Important Issues - Joe Heller

9/12/2014 - September 11, 2014 - McKee, Heller & Fitzsimmons

9/5/2014 - Nobody Will Suspect - Matt, Daily Telegraph

August 2014

8/29/2014 - Good news, bad news - Glenn McCoy

June 2014

6/13/2014 - Survey - Stephan Pastis

6/6/2014 - Google car - Jerry Holbert

May 2014

5/30/2014 - Veterans Affairs - Gary Varvel

5/23/2014 - Memorial Day - Dave Granlund

5/16/2014 - CDC Parasite Warning - Jerry Holbert

5/9/2014 - Benghazi - Robert Ariail

5/2/2014 - IRS Bonus - Lisa Benson

April 2014

4/25/2014 - Keystone decision - Steve Breen

4/18/2014 - Something Stronger - Bob Gorrell

4/11/2014 - Job requirements - Gary Varvel

4/4/2014 - Questions - Steve Kelley

March 2014

3/28/2014 - Putin’s Here - Matt, Daily Telegraph

3/21/2014 - CIA spying - Bob Englehart

3/14/2014 - My Attorney - Steve Kelley

3/7/2014 - Language - Steve Kelley

February 2014

2/28/2014 - Military Cuts - Jerry Holbert

2/21/2014 - Tennessee Historical Marker - Robert Ariail

2/14/2014 - Breaking News - Bob Gorrell

2/7/2014 - Agreement - Henry Payne

January 2014

1/31/2014 - Growing Distrust - Jerry Holbert

1/24/2014 - Trust Us - Dana Summers

1/17/2014 - Personal Information - Dana Summers

1/10/2014 - 2014 Olympics - Robert Ariail

December 2013

12/31/2013 - New Year - Robert Ariail

12/20/2013 - Stable Influence - Gary Varvel

12/13/2013 - NSA Jingle - Lisa Benson

12/6/2013 - Kerry-Chamberlain - Gary Varvel

November 2013

11/29/2013 - Peace on Earth - Gary Varvel

11/22/2013 - Thanksgiving Rush 2013 - Milt Priggee, Wayne Stayskal

11/15/2013 - At Least They’re Talking - Robert Ariail

11/8/2013 - Don’t Forget - Dave Granlund

11/1/2013 - HealthCareDotGov - Glenn McCoy

October 2013

10/25/2013 - Back Up and Running - Glenn McCoy

10/18/2013 - Debt? What debt? - Glenn McCoy

10/11/2013 - Government Shutdown - Steve Kelley

10/4/2013 - Government - Glenn McCoy

September 2013

9/27/2013 - Friendly - Jerry Holbert

9/20/2013 - The Fiddle - Robert Ariail

9/13/2013 - Social Skills - Steve Kelley

9/6/2013 - Military Strategy - Marian Kamensky

August 2013

8/30/2013 - Ask the NSA - Joe Heller

8/22/2013 - Back to school - Jeff Parker

June 2013

6/7/2013 - Covered Stories - Glenn McCoy

May 2013

5/31/2013 - Holder Investigates - Lisa Benson

5/24/2013 - Memorial Day 2013 - Bob Gorrell

5/17/2013 - Obama scandals - Steve Breen and Glenn McCoy

5/10/2013 - What Difference Now? - Gary Varvel

5/3/2013 - Cross the Line - Glenn McCoy

April 2013

4/26/2013 - Look Up - Steve Breen

4/19/2013 - Dependents - Gary Varvel

4/12/2013 - Not Illegal - Michael Ramirez

4/5/2013 - Tax Day - Michael Ramirez

4/1/2013 - Kim Jong - Jerry Holbert

March 2013

3/29/2013 - Easter - Steve Breen

3/22/2013 - Cyprus Gov’t - Matt Pritchett

3/15/2013 - Drone Services - Henry Payne

3/8/2013 - Recommendation - Steve Kelley

3/1/2013 - Incident Details - Matt, Daily Telegraph

February 2013

2/22/2013 - The Economy - Gary Varvel

2/15/2013 - Good News! - Rick McKee

2/8/2013 - New Strategy - Jerry Holbert

2/1/2013 - Snowball Fight - Glenn McCoy

January 2013

1/25/2013 - Irony - Sean Delonas

1/18/2013 - 2012 News

1/11/2013 - After my MBA - The Wall Street Journal

1/4/2013 - Santa Claus - Glenn McCoy

December 2012

12/21/2012 - Wise men - Gary Varvel

12/14/2012 - How Offensive - Dana Summers

12/7/2012 - Spendaholics - Jerry Holbert

November 2012

11/30/2012 - Morsi Code - Jerry Holbert

11/16/2012 - Moo - Henry Payne

11/9/2012 - Veterans Day 2012 - Bob Lang

11/2/2012 - Apple Maps - Jerry Holbert

October 2012

10/26/2012 - Libya - Sean Delonas

10/19/2012 - Waiver - Jeff Koterba

10/12/2012 - What is it Now? - Glenn McCoy

10/5/2012 - Cartoon Bomb - Chip Bok

September 2012

9/28/2012 - United Nations - Jerry Holbert and Michael Ramirez

9/21/2012 - Occupy Wall Street - Sean Delonas

9/14/2012 - Arab Spring - Steve Breen

9/7/2012 - Better Off Now? - Bruce Plante

August 2012

8/31/2012 - Footprint - Steve Breen

June 2012

6/8/2012 - TV News - Gary McCoy

6/1/2012 - Nanny State - Brian Farrington

May 2012

5/25/2012 - Take me to your leader - Glenn McCoy

5/18/2012 - We Remember - Chris Britt

5/11/2012 - Euthanasia - The Flying McCoys

5/4/2012 - Strike Twelve - Steve Kelley

April 2012

4/27/2012 - Tactics - Sean Delonas

4/20/2012 - Government Waste - Steve Kelley

4/13/2012 - Romney - Glenn McCoy

4/9/2012 - Turning Up the TV - Steve Kelley

4/6/2012 - Holiday - Steve Breen

March 2012

3/30/2012 - Buggy Spring - Rick McKee

3/23/2012 - Inflation - Jerry Holbert

3/16/2012 - How Electric Cars Work - Michael Ramirez

3/9/2012 - Everything within our power - Michael Ramirez

3/2/2012 - Options - Glenn McCoy

February 2012

2/24/2012 - It’s Political - Glenn McCoy

2/17/2012 - No Teeth - Lisa Benson

2/10/2012 - Google - Mike Keefe, Steve Breen

2/3/2012 - Grandpa of the Future - Glenn McCoy

January 2012

1/27/2012 - Class Warfare - Michael Ramirez

1/20/2012 - The News - Jim Davis

1/13/2012 - Cover Me - Sean Delonas

1/6/2012 - Disaster Plan - David Fletcher

December 2011

12/30/2011 - Last Words - Glenn McCoy

12/23/2011 - Christmas 2011 - Gary Varvel

12/16/2011 - Winter Day - Mike Lester

12/9/2011 - Snail Mail - Lisa Benson

12/2/2011 - Health Care - Gary McCoy

November 2011

11/25/2011 - Christmas Sale - Glenn McCoy

11/18/2011 - The Turkey - Rick McKee

11/11/2011 - Share the Wealth - Glenn McCoy

11/4/2011 - Veterans Day - Bob Lang

October 2011

10/28/2011 - Didn’t Bother Voting - Larry Wright

10/21/2011 - The Man - Glenn McCoy

10/14/2011 - Good Ol’ Days - Glenn McCoy

10/7/2011 - AlAwlaki - Pat Oliphant

September 2011

9/30/2011 - Fair Share - Steve Kelley

9/23/2011 - US Postal Service - Michael Ramirez

9/16/2011 - Tattoos - Glenn McCoy

9/9/2011 - Just Remember - Bob Lang

9/2/2011 - Congress - Gary Varvel

August 2011

8/26/2011 - Where is Gadhafi? - Jerry Holbert

8/19/2011 - Current Events - Rick Kirkman & Jerry Scott

8/12/2011 - It Must be August - Hilary B. Price

June 2011

6/10/2011 - Summer Vacation - Martin Sutovek

6/3/2011 - Debt Solution - Michael Ramirez

May 2011

5/27/2011 - The Only Day - James Deering

5/20/2011 - Candidates - Steve Kelley

5/13/2011 - Heyyy… - Rick McKee

5/6/2011 - Anything else? - Mike Lester

April 2011

4/29/2011 - Oil Drilling - Lisa Benson

4/25/2011 - Fill ‘Er Up - Robert Ariail

4/21/2011 - Easter - Gary Varvel

4/15/2011 - Friday During Lent - The Flying McCoys

4/8/2011 - Torture? - Gary McCoy

4/1/2011 - Take over the world - Jerry Holbert

March 2011

3/25/2011 - Cell Phone Humor - The Wall Street Journal

3/18/2011 - Energy Alternative - Ed Hall

3/11/2011 - Brain Damage - Steve Kelley

3/4/2011 - Assorted Nuts - Jeff Stahler

February 2011

2/25/2011 - Obama on Libya - Gary McCoy

2/18/2011 - The Telephone - The Flying McCoys

2/11/2011 - Mixed Signals - John Darkow

2/4/2011 - Mubarak - Steve Kelley

January 2011

1/28/2011 - Snow App - Randy Bish

1/21/2011 - Need to Know - Glenn McCoy

1/14/2011 - Printer’s Down - Glenn McCoy

1/7/2011 - Ability to Focus - Steve Breen

December 2010

12/17/2010 - Priceless - Rick McKee

12/10/2010 - WikiPeeks - Jerry Holbert

12/3/2010 - Stroke of Luck - Gary Varvel

November 2010

11/26/2010 - Days Till Christmas - Jeff Parker

11/19/2010 - Pilgrims - Wayne Stayskal

11/12/2010 - Deficit Solution - Jerry Holbert

11/5/2010 - No More Spending - Steve Kelley

October 2010

10/29/2010 - I Voted - Dana Summers

10/22/2010 - America Votes - Dana Summers

10/15/2010 - Miners Rescued - Randy Bish

10/8/2010 - Friending - Chip Bok

10/1/2010 - Winning Issue? - Chip Bok

September 2010

9/24/2010 - No Trust - Gary Varvel

9/17/2010 - Good Night, Sleep Tight… - Jimmy Margulies

9/10/2010 - Remembering 9-11 - Bob Lang

9/3/2010 - Peace Talks - Dana Summers

August 2010

8/27/2010 - Like Salt in a Wound - Steve Breen

8/20/2010 - First Day of School - The Flying McCoys

June 2010

6/11/2010 - That’s All The News - Glenn McCoy

6/4/2010 - Surfing the Web - Gary Varvel

May 2010

5/21/2010 - Things To Remember - Randy Bish

5/14/2010 - Terrorist Training - Chip Bok

5/7/2010 - ID - Gary Varvel

April 2010

4/30/2010 - Distrust - Larry Wright

4/23/2010 - The New Sheriff - Chuck Asay

4/16/2010 - Basic Math - Steve Kelley

4/9/2010 - Tax Day - Steve Breen

4/2/2010 - Easter - Steve Breen

March 2010

3/26/2010 - Typical Biden - Gary Varvel

3/19/2010 - Test Results - Larry Wright

3/12/2010 - Motor City - Gary Varvel

3/5/2010 - Math - Wayne Stayskal

February 2010

2/26/2010 - Obesity Problem - Steve Kelley

2/19/2010 - Parental Discretion - Wayne Stayskal

2/12/2010 - Brake Problems - Bob Lang

2/5/2010 - i-pad - Nate Beeler

January 2010

1/29/2010 - Billy McGurkin - Chip Bok

1/22/2010 - Pay Raise - Gary Varvel

1/15/2010 - School Closings - Gary Varvel

1/8/2010 - Spam - Steve Kelley

1/1/2010 - Can Government Fix It? - Michael Ramirez

December 2009

12/18/2009 - Merry Christmas - Bob Gorrell

12/11/2009 - Copenhagen - Chip Bok

12/4/2009 - Ten More Seconds - Michael Ramirez

November 2009

11/20/2009 - President Bows - Glenn McCoy

11/13/2009 - USS New York - Scott Stantis

11/6/2009 - Veterans Day 2009 - Cox and Forkum

October 2009

10/30/2009 - Swine Flu - Steve Kelley

10/23/2009 - Reality TV - Townhall

10/16/2009 - Keep My Doctor - Lisa Benson

10/9/2009 - U.N.‘s Best Place to Live - Wayne Stayskal

10/2/2009 - He’s Everywhere - Glenn McCoy

September 2009

9/25/2009 - Mandates - Henry Payne

9/18/2009 - Job Openings - Lisa Benson

9/10/2009 - Tuesday Morning - Cox & Forkum

9/4/2009 - Texting Drivers - Glenn McCoy

August 2009

8/28/2009 - CIA Interrogations - Brian Farrington

8/24/2009 - Back in the Game - Scott Stantis

June 2009

6/12/2009 - Free Stuff - Glenn McCoy

6/5/2009 - Values - Wayne Stayskal

May 2009

5/29/2009 - North Korean Diplomacy - Gary Markstein

5/22/2009 - Memorial Day - Joe Heller

5/15/2009 - Thanks - Steve Breen

5/8/2009 - Live Search - Wayne Stayskal

5/1/2009 - Arlen Specter - Michael Ramirez

April 2009

4/24/2009 - Military Spending - Wayne Stayskal

4/17/2009 - Gambling and Drinking - Bruce Beattie

4/10/2009 - Dealing with Pirates - Steve Breen

4/3/2009 - Patriotic Icons - John Sherffius

March 2009

3/27/2009 - Free Choice? - Chris Britt

3/20/2009 - Most Fascinating Person - Mike Thompson

3/13/2009 - Teleprompter - Michael Ramirez

3/6/2009 - All Yours - Michael Ramirez

February 2009

2/27/2009 - Dealing With Iran - Michael Ramirez

2/20/2009 - Flogging the Bankers - Bruce Beattie

2/13/2009 - Asking for a Raise - Wayne Stayskal

2/6/2009 - Tax Credits - Scott Stantis

January 2009

1/30/2009 - Drain on the Economy - Steve Breen

1/23/2009 - Still Hungry - Steve Breen

1/16/2009 - High Expectations - Chris Britt

1/9/2009 - Intelligence Credentials - Steve Breen

December 2008

12/19/2008 - Politically Correct Christmas - Glenn Foden

12/12/2008 - Big Three - Bob Lang

12/5/2008 - Somali Pirates - Steve Breen

November 2008

11/21/2008 - Thanksgiving Proclamation - Wayne Stayskal

11/14/2008 - Public Airwaves - Michael Ramirez

11/7/2008 - Honoring Veterans - Cox and Forkum

October 2008

10/31/2008 - The Election - Marshall Ramsey

10/24/2008 - Presidential Poll - Scott Stantis

10/17/2008 - ACORN - Steve Breen

10/10/2008 - Saved by the Taxpayer - Michael Ramirez

10/3/2008 - T-Shirts - Scott Stantis

September 2008

9/26/2008 - Nuclear Watchdog - Michael Ramirez

9/19/2008 - Investment Bank - Michael Ramirez

9/12/2008 - Campaign Tactics - Wayne Stayskal

9/5/2008 - Gov. Palin - Bob Lang

August 2008

8/29/2008 - Hillary Supporters

8/22/2008 - Media Loves Obama

June 2008

6/13/2008 - ANWR - Michael Ramirez

6/6/2008 - Democratic Convention - Bruce Beattie

May 2008

5/30/2008 - Airline Fees - Chris Britt

5/23/2008 - Keller Dollar - John Sheriffius

5/16/2008 - Ethanol - Steve Breen

5/9/2008 - Gas Tax Holiday - Steve Breen

5/2/2008 - Price of Gas - Wayne Stayskal

April 2008

4/25/2008 - Finance Report - Michael Ramirez

4/18/2008 - Energy Solutions - Michael Ramirez

4/11/2008 - Winter is Over - Bob Lang

4/4/2008 - Home Risk - Steve Breen

March 2008

3/28/2008 - Poll - Wayne Stayskal

3/21/2008 - Nervous Feeling - Bob Lang

3/14/2008 - Candidate Circus - Scott Stantis

3/7/2008 - Superdelegates - Bob Lang

February 2008

2/29/2008 - Sleeping Pilots - Wayne Stayskal

2/22/2008 - Castro Steps Down - Scott Stantis

2/14/2008 - Writers’ Strike - Bob Lang

2/7/2008 - Internet Outage - Mike Thompson

2/1/2008 - McCain - Michael Ramirez

January 2008

1/25/2008 - Economic Stimulus - Steve Breen

1/18/2008 - Texas UFO - Wayne Stayskal

1/11/2008 - Fire In His Belly - Bob Lang

1/3/2008 - New Year - Marshall Ramsey

December 2007

12/21/2007 - Christmas 2007 - Paul Nowak and Wayne Stayskal

12/14/2007 - Hillary’s Coronation - Scott Stantis

12/7/2007 - Peace Summit - Bob Lang

November 2007

11/30/2007 - Celebrity Endorsement - Gary Markstein

11/15/2007 - Thanksgiving - Wayne Stayskal

11/8/2007 - Treatment of Terrorists - Michael Ramirez and Chris Britt

11/2/2007 - Democratic Debate - Wayne Stayskal

October 2007

10/26/2007 - Republican Debate - Bob Lang

10/19/2007 - __ Civil Liberties Union - Bob Lang

10/12/2007 - Flight Delays - Wayne Stayskal

10/5/2007 - Valor Blind - Cox & Forkum

September 2007

9/28/2007 - Attorney General - Bob Lang

9/21/2007 - Cell Phone/Cancer - Wayne Stayskal

9/14/2007 - Too Much TV - Cox & Forkum

9/7/2007 - Hillary’s Record - Paul Nowak

August 2007

8/31/2007 - Early Primaries - Bob Lang

8/24/2007 - Balance - Paul Nowak

June 2007

6/15/2007 - 2008 Presidential Race - Wayne Stayskal

6/8/2007 - The Media - Wayne Stayskal

6/1/2007 - Just Hollywood - Paul Nowak

May 2007

5/25/2007 - Military Heroes - Cox & Forkum

5/17/2007 - Tony Blair - Bob Lang

5/11/2007 - Light Bulbs - Wayne Stayskal

5/4/2007 - Fighting Childhood Obesity - Cox & Forkum

April 2007

4/27/2007 - Global Positioning - Wayne Stayskal

4/20/2007 - Breaking News - Paul Nowak

4/13/2007 - Never Remember - Paul Nowak

4/6/2007 - Pelosi to Syria - Cox & Forkum

March 2007

3/30/2007 - Unfriendly Skies - Cox & Forkum

3/23/2007 - Sleeping - Wayne Stayskal

3/16/2007 - In Sadr City - Paul Nowak

3/9/2007 - Walter Reed - Cox & Forkum

3/2/2007 - Stop Running - Paul Nowak

February 2007

2/23/2007 - Bank of Mexico - Bob Lang

2/16/2007 - Nuke Boost - Cox & Forkum

2/9/2007 - Global Warming - Bob Lang

2/2/2007 - Email Me - Wayne Stayskal

January 2007

1/26/2007 - Out in the Cold - Timothy Kelly

1/19/2007 - Military Might - Cox & Forkum

1/12/2007 - Elmer Ahmadinefudd - Paul Nowak

1/5/2007 - Somalia - Cox & Forkum

December 2006

12/22/2006 - Christmas 2006 - Paul Nowak & Wayne Stayskal

12/14/2006 - Then and Now - Cox & Forkum

12/8/2006 - Prisoners - Bob Lang

12/1/2006 - Iraq Stability - Cox & Forkum

November 2006

11/17/2006 - Thanksgiving 2006 - Wayne Stayskal

11/9/2006 - Campaign 2008 - Paul Nowak

11/3/2006 - NBC Job Cuts - Wayne Stayskal

October 2006

10/27/2006 - Sanctions Chain - Paul Nowak

10/20/2006 - YouTube - Paul Nowak

10/13/2006 - North Korea - Wayne Stayskal

10/6/2006 - Gitmo Detainees - Cox & Forkum

September 2006

9/29/2006 - Interrogation - Paul Nowak

9/22/2006 - Reaction to Pope - Bob Lang

9/15/2006 - Wake Up Call - Paul Nowak

9/8/2006 - Profiling - Cox & Forkum

9/1/2006 - Football - Wayne Stayskal

August 2006

8/25/2006 - Hezbollah Peace - Bob Lang

8/18/2006 - We The People - Cox & Forkum

June 2006

6/23/2006 - Missile - Wayne Stayskal

6/16/2006 - Valor Blind - Cox & Forkum

6/9/2006 - Decent Flicks Inc. - Paul Nowak

6/2/2006 - Snails - Bob Lang

May 2006

5/25/2006 - Mousers - Paul Nowak

5/19/2006 - U.S. Border - Bob Lang

5/12/2006 - Moussaoui - Cox & Forkum

5/5/2006 - Beijing Internet Cafe - Paul Nowak

April 2006

4/28/2006 - Gas Prices - Cox & Forkum

4/21/2006 - French Economy - Timothy Kelly

4/14/2006 - France Protests - Cox & Forkum

4/7/2006 - Immigration Debate - Bob Lang

March 2006

3/30/2006 - Oscar Nominations - Paul Nowak

3/24/2006 - TV Fines - Wayne Stayskal

3/16/2006 - No Threat - Paul Nowak

3/10/2006 - Yale - Bob Lang

3/3/2006 - Dead or Alive - Paul Nowak

February 2006

2/24/2006 - Winter Olympics - Paul Nowak

2/17/2006 - Al Gore - Wayne Stayskal

2/10/2006 - Anticartoonist Cartoon - Wayne Stayskal

2/3/2006 - Google - Bob Lang and Paul Nowak

January 2006

1/27/2006 - Naval Academy - Paul Nowak

1/13/2006 - Eavesdropping - Wayne Stayskal

1/6/2006 - Somewhere in Baghdad - Paul Nowak