Saturday, July 17, 2010


"Believing that most people are kindly, generous and fair, Cartoonist Kirby has made his reputation by mercilessly caricaturing meanness, greed and hypocrisy wherever he found them."

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Link to Pulitzer Prize Awards, Apr. 12, 3 PM EDT

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Pulitzer Awards Announcement

2010 Pulitzer Prizewinners will be announced April 12.
The 2010 Pulitzer Prizewinners and Nominated Finalists in all categories will be announced on April 12, 2010 at 3 p.m. Eastern daylight time. Finalists are not announced in advance. Winners' names, photos and bios will be posted on this Website at 3 p.m., along with all winning photographs and cartoons. Links to winning news stories will also be provided where available. The 2010 Prizes are awarded for work published, produced or premiered in 2009.

Quoting Joseph Pulitzer

"Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly, so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it, and, above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light."

Monday, February 22, 2010


Several friends who agree that Rollin Kirby deserves a stamp have asked for mailing address (link) from my earliest Post..
Please direct post card or letter to:
Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee
c/o Stamp Development
U.S. Postal Service
1735 North Lynn St., Suite 5013
Arlington, VA 22209-6432

Also: To better appreciate RK's cartoons, enlarge by clicking on the image.

Sunday, February 21, 2010

The favorite weapon of the underworld (Circa 1926)

Giving the gangsters the advantage over the local police.

Chicago Holds An Election (1927)

Precautions to stop gunmen from intimidating voters required 105 automobile squads, 25 of them armed with machine guns. Kirby takes direct aim at the hoodlums who controlled the politics of Chicago.