Humor Times Authors and Cartoonists

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    Adam Barsouk
    Adam Barsouk is an accelerated student of medicine and health policy at the Jefferson Medical College. He was a writer for the Penn State student newspaper and satirical newspaper, and also frequently contributes to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, the Centre Daily Times, and the Jewish Chronicle. Adam speaks 6 languages,... (full bio)
  • Alexander Vosh
    Alexander Vosh
    Alexander Vosh has lived in Rhode Island for all of his life, but is often asked where he grew up by other Rhode Islanders due to his lack of the state's R-optional accent - which will make an appearance on occasion, usually when Vosh is annoyed. Vosh is also highly... (full bio)
  • Argus Hamilton
    Argus Hamilton
    Argus Hamilton is the man Robin Williams once called "the Will Rogers of the Baby Boom." Argus' daily column of jokes on the news, now carried in over 100 newspapers across the United States, including the Humor Times, is also read and heard by millions on the Internet and on... (full bio)
  • Ben Krull
    Ben Krull
    Ben Krull is a Family Law attorney in New York and a freelance writer. His essays have appeared in The New York Times, Baltimore Sun, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and other publications.
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    Candy Schulman
    Candy Schulman is a nationally recognized writer, professor and college essay coach. She has published hundreds of personal essays, humor pieces, and articles in leading print and online publications.
  • Caoilinn Hughes
    Caoilinn Hughes
    Caoilinn Hughes' first novel, ORCHID & THE WASP, is forthcoming from Hogarth in the spring of 2018. She has published comedy in The Rumpus, poetry in POETRY and in book form & fiction in Tin House. Currently Visiting Writer at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, she is represented by Bill... (full bio)
  • Caryl Avery
    Caryl Avery
    Caryl Avery is a copywriter, poet, lyricist, and award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in more than 20 consumer magazines, including Vogue, New York, and Reader's Digest. Her light verse has been featured in Light Quarterly, Gastronomica, Alimentum, womensvoicesforchange.org, and anthologized in More Women's Wicked Wit. She authored the irreverent... (full bio)
  • Chuck Legge
    Chuck Legge
    Chuck Legge drew his first cartoon at about age 8, and has been trying to get it right ever since. (See Mr Legge's cartoons here, along with a more detailed bio.) He majored in English, Philosophy and Art at Arizona State University. In 1990, he became the editorial cartoonist for... (full bio)
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  • Danny Tyree
    Danny Tyree
    Welcome to Tyrades! By Danny Tyree. Controversial author Harlan Ellison once described the work of Mr. Tyree as “wonkily extrapolative” and said his mind “works like a demented cuckoo clock.” Tyree generated a particular buzz on the Internet with his column spoofing real-life Christian nudist camps. A lifelong small-town southerner,... (full bio)
  • David Martin
    David Martin
    Dave's political satire and short humor have appeared in most major North American newspapers. He is also the author of several humor collections including "Dare to be Average", "Screams & Whispers" and "King Donald I" available on Amazon.
  • David Suter
    David Suter
    David Suter is an essayist and social commentator specializing in translating the shadows on the wall of Plato's Cave into editorial prose calculated to humiliate the Pulitzer Committee. He lives in Ohio where he watches a vast pile of essays and unpaid bills not resolve itself into the Great American... (full bio)
  • Dean Kaner
    Dean Kaner
    Dean B. Kaner is a playwright and screenwriter, having co-produced and co-written plays for the stage with performances in New York City, Chicago, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Boston, Detroit, Phoenix and Memphis.
  • Diane de Anda
    Diane de Anda
    Diane de Anda is a third generation Latina and retired UCLA professor. Tired of cranking out technical articles in a "publish or perish" atmosphere, she now spends most of her time writing adult fiction, children's books, parody, and satire. Her weapon of choice is the limerick, aimed with humor and... (full bio)
  • Ed Toolis
    Ed Toolis
    Ed Toolis is a Chicago humor writer and author of Humor, Comedy & Sketch Writing and There's an App for That, Books 1.1 and 2.0. Available on Amazon.
  • Eileen McVety
    Eileen McVety
    Eileen McVety is a marketing/communications writer and author of the humor book Welcome to the Company (or what it’s really like working here). Her fiction and creative nonfiction have appeared in such publications as Tiny Lights, Chicago Tribune, and Minetta Review. Eileen lives and works in suburban Philadelphia.
  • Gary Chew
    Gary Chew
    Gary Chew was a classical music host, programmer and producer on Capital Public Radio’s KXPR 88.9FM, Sacramento for 18 years. He retired in January 2007. Read more about Gary's long and storied career here.
  • Howard Zaharoff
    Howard Zaharoff
    Howard Zaharoff reads (a lot), writes (mostly humor), teaches (occasionally) and practices law (doesn't everyone?). He is the author of "Stump Your Lawyer!" (Chronicle 2007), and his work has appeared in The Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, Amazing Stories, Computerworld, The Journal of Irreproducible Results, The Annals of Improbable Research... (full bio)
  • J Crock
    J Crock
    J Crock is a veteran newsman with over 50 years experience who doesn't understand why his serious attempts at reporting the news keep winding up on the comedy section of this publication. He spends his days imploring the editors to cease making a mockery of his craft, his nights filled... (full bio)
  • James Israel
    James Israel
    The Humor Times founder/publisher/editor/writer may wear a lot of hats, but he likes it that way. Still, his favorite job is writing fake news articles. He is also a musician and songwriter, who plays guitar, mandolin and harmonica, with several CDs to his credit.
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  • Jeff Boldt
    Jeff Boldt
    Jeff Boldt is an English teacher living in China and the writer and editor of Iron E-News, a website dedicated to that ever-abiding alternate bizarro world -- at times all too closely mirroring our own.
  • Jeff Cahlon
    Jeff Cahlon
    Jeff Cahlon is an attorney and writer in New York. He writes political and social commentary and satire. Jeff has written over 40 articles that have been published on over a dozen different websites, including several leading humor/satire websites. Jeff has been named a "Top Writer in Satire" on Medium.
  • Jennifer Hollie Bowles
    Jennifer Hollie Bowles
    Jennifer Hollie Bowles is a writer and small business owner. She has been studying Astrology for about twenty years, but she finds limiting it to sun signs quite humorous.
  • Jerry Hirsch
    Jerry Hirsch
    Jerry Hirsch is professor emeritus of history at Truman State University in Kirksville, where he pursues research on American cultural history. He wrote "Portrait of America: The Federal Writers’ Project and American Culture" (2003). Jerry left Chicago after high school and hasn’t been back except to visit. Nevertheless he has... (full bio)
  • Jerry Robbins
    Jerry Robbins
    Jerry Robbins is a graduate of Gettysburg College, Yale University Divinity School and the Hartford Seminary Foundation, where he earned a Ph.D. He is the editor of The Essential Luther (Baker) and the author of Carevision (Judson) and Provocables (C.S.S.). Jerry has published several articles and over 100 book reviews... (full bio)
  • Jim Hightower
    Jim Hightower
    National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, "Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow," Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small... (full bio)
  • Joel Goodman
    Joel Goodman
    Joel is a native New Yorker, now settled in Tennessee. His published novel, "Dance with the Shadow Machine," is a dystopian story of a society controlled by a computerized banking system. He is completing two non-fiction works, "Solutions for a Naked Country," a rambling perspective on America with solutions for... (full bio)
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    Joey Long
    Joey Long’s credits include the independent projects "Caught" (2015) and "I’m Sorry." Long can be seen performing stand-up around the Los Angeles area in notable venues such as The Hollywood Improv, Flappers in Burbank, the HaHa Café and The Comedy Store. He has also written and directed.
  • John C. Wade
    John C. Wade
    John C. Wade is a retired Chief Financial Officer from Missouri. He has had humor articles published in the Humor Times, USA Today, The Journal of Irreproducible Results and Unhinged Magazine, which is now defunct (not his fault).
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    John Glynn
    John Glynn is an Irishman, a lover of Guinness and a potato connoisseur. An expert in the area of mediocrity, he one day hopes to own a decent coffee maker and visit SeaWorld Orlando.
  • John LaTorre
    John LaTorre
    Over the last forty-some years, John LaTorre has been a health inspector, educator, hang gliding instructor, sailmaker and tentmaker. Now he's a free-lance writer with too much time on his hands.
  • Larry Dell
    Larry Dell
    Larry Dell is a writer, artist and former public relations executive. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and currently resides in East Orange, NJ. Previously, he was the arts and entertainment reporter for "The Local," a NY Times website covering several northern N.J. towns.
  • Lee Mays
    Lee Mays
    Comedian, satirist, comedy writer. Founder of The Heathens of Comedy Tour.
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    Liane Kupferberg Carter
    Liane Kupferberg Carter’s work has appeared in the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, Babble, Parents, and Skirt. She blogs for the Huffington Post.
  • Marilyn Sands
    Marilyn Sands
    Marilyn Sands is a former 80's Stand-Up Comic & Comic Booker. Sold Jokes to Joan Rivers & lesser lights. A Contributor to "Humor Times Magazine" while pitching her 2 Madcap Screenplays & a Stage Play about the 1st Off-Line Dating Site, 'Eden' where Adam & Eve get busy! Proud to... (full bio)
  • Mary Lago
    Mary Lago
    Mary Lago is a resident of Palm Beach, Florida. She may be rented for $200,000 a night.
  • Matt Nagin
    Matt Nagin
    Matt Nagin is an author, educator, actor, filmmaker and standup comedian. He has been published in Writer's Digest, The New York Post, .Mic, The Humor Times, The Higgs-Weldon, Grain Magazine, Arsenic Lobster, Spillway, Dash, Antigonish Review and many, many more. He also wrote and directed his first short film, "Inside... (full bio)
  • Matt Rotman
    Matt Rotman
    Matt Rotman is a writer and comic. His work has been featured in National Lampoon, Modern Times Magazine, Diabolique Magazine, The New Southerner, Marathon Literary Review, and the anthologies, [Ex]tinguished & [Ex]tinct: An Anthology of Things That No Longer [Ex]ist (Twelve Winters Press) and Puff Puff Prose, Poetry and a... (full bio)
  • Michael Egan
    Michael Egan
    Michael was born in South Africa at the height of the apartheid era He quickly became involved in the underground resistance movement, knew Nelson Mandela and other prominent revolutionaries, some of whom later moved into privileged positions formerly occupied by whites. After several exciting escapes, he was forced to flee... (full bio)
  • Michael Larson
    Michael Larson
    Michael Larson is newly minted Texan. He is a retired teacher, current university librarian, and a future 'great American' author.
  • Mike Kelly
    Mike Kelly
    A writer, hack if you wish to have the true definition, who enjoys putting the weird thoughts that run through my mind to words. I mostly enjoy writing about things political, but for variety will occasionally post something else.
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    Nancy Freiberg
    Nancy Freiberg has been a writer and editor for more than 25 years. Her humorous stories have been published in the New York Times, the Funny Times, and of course, the Humor Times.
  • P. Beckert
    P. Beckert
    P. Beckert's is one voice vying for frequency room at the top of the opinion dial. Angered and bewildered by many of today’s events, P. Beckert uses humor as a tool to fight an onslaught of stupidity and ignorance that seems to permeate the airwaves and pollute the sensitivities of... (full bio)
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    Patrick Lawlor
    Patrick Lawlor is a writer and comedian from New Jersey. He studied improv and sketch comedy writing at the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York.
  • Paul Lander
    Paul Lander
    Paul Lander is not sure which he is proudest of -- winning the Noble Peace Prize or sending Congolese gynecologist Dr. Denis Mukwege to accept it on his behalf, bringing to light the plight of African women in war-torn countries. In his non-daydreaming hours, Paul has written for Weekly Humorist,... (full bio)
  • R.C. Harvey
    R.C. Harvey
    R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither... (full bio)
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    Ralph Lombard
    I was born a young baby. Then I grew up. Then I grew confused. Then I grew tired. I'm a 20th century man who's somehow been transported to the 21st century, with one foot in the gone past and the other in the here now. I started my blog mymanymoodsofme... (full bio)
  • Richard Klin
    Richard Klin
    Richard Klin is a writer based in New York's Hudson Valley. His new novel, "Petroleum Transfer Engineer," is being published in early 2018. He also wrote "Something to Say" (Leapfrog Press), a series of profiles of various artists discussing the intersection of art and politics, and "Abstract Expressionism for Beginners."... (full bio)
  • Rick Blum
    Rick Blum
    Rick Blum has been writing humorous prose and poetry for more than 25 years during stints as a nightclub owner, high-tech manager, market research mogul and, most recently, alter kaker. Currently, he is holed up in his Massachusetts office trying to pen the perfect bio, which he plans to share... (full bio)
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  • Rod Bartchy
    Rod Bartchy
    Rod Bartchy lives in Philadelphia, where he writes humor essays, tutors kindergarten and plays Scrabble to excess. His work has appeared in the Broad Street Review, The Chestnut Hill Local, Humor Outcasts, True Humor, The Short Humor Site and the Humor Times.
  • Roger Freed
    Roger Freed
    rfreed has a fertile, if somewhat warped, imagination. Read him at your own risk! More laugh gaffes available at Semi-Humorous Humor !!!!! Buy 'The Alaska Papers' from lulu.com. Only $10 !!!!! An almost funny publication!
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    Romebird
    Romebird is a closet poet, cautiously dipping a toe in satire, an easily distracted yet devoted mother and wife, and a life-long student because apparently, "Career A.D.D" is a thing.
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    Ron Keith
    Ron Keith lives in Washington, DC. He freelances, mostly writing on renewable energy, technology, gaming, and anything else he feels a passion for. He plans to spend the Trump years in a fetal position and learning what an emolument is.
  • Roz Warren
    Roz Warren
    Roz Warren Roz is the author of Just Another Day At Your Local Public Library and Our Bodies, Our Shelves: A Collection Of Library Humor. She writes for The New York Times and The Funny Times. Her work also appears in Good Housekeeping, The Christian Science Monitor, The Philadelphia Inquirer... (full bio)
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    Sal Kingfisher
    Founder, Editor in Chief of Broken World News. Before the Other Guys Break the News, We've Already Broken It
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    Stacia Friedman
    Gypsy journalist specializing in humor, essays, features and comedic novels. My work appears in PurpleClover.com, Newsworks.org, HumorOutcast.com, NYCityWoman.com, NY Times Boomer Blog, Womens VoicesforChange, Curbed.com. My novels Tender is the Brisket and Nothing Toulouse are available on Amazon.
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    Stanford Chandler
    Stanford Chandler began writing when his parents gave him an Underwood Portable typewriter for his 8th birthday, the machine he still uses to this day. He has written for dozens of papers, including The New York Enquirer, Manchester Guardian, Mainichi Daily News and the Humor Times. His work with cartoonists... (full bio)
  • Stephen Barone
    Stephen Barone
    Stephen Barone lives in Milwaukie, OR. When he isn't writing, he works as a special education teacher. His work has been featured in The Hunger Journal, Wilderness House Literary Review, the Commonline Journal and others.
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    Stubhill News
    Contributed by Stubhill News: News you can read! Check 'em out at http://stubhillnews.com.
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    The Town Scryer
    The Town Scryer is a mixed bag of humor, socio-political observations and ephemera from the perspective of a eclectic Pagan veteran of the counter-culture. Philip Posehn's main blog is at The Town Scryer.
  • Tim Mollen
    Tim Mollen
    Buy your copy of "Lost Journal - the Book" at www.timmollen.com. Each Lost Journal column is a journal entry written in retrospect. In other words, Mollen chooses a different day from his past, and writes about it as though it were today. The date may be last week, Halloween 1980,... (full bio)
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    Tina Dupuy
    Tina Dupuy was born into a splinter religious sect so fringe, it makes normal cult apologists shudder. She's rebelled by not having an alias, reading books and paying taxes. Sometimes an anti-social commentator, sometimes a comedian and always a wedge issue enthusiast, Tina is currently the editor-in-chief at SoapBlox. She... (full bio)
  • Tom Ballard
    Tom Ballard
    Tom Ballard is the author of two novels, The Last Quack and The President is Down (“Best novel I’ve read in decades” -- Mark Twain), as well as the screenplay, Eco-Agent Man, and the stage plays, Get to Know Your Duck and Romeo and Juliet: The Later Years. He lives... (full bio)
  • Victoria Millard
    Victoria Millard
    Seattle resident Victoria Millard writes poetry, humor, essays and memoir. She wrote/performed in 10 stage comedies and created medical parody/physical comedy as hospital clown.
  • Wallace Runnymede
    Wallace Runnymede
    Some say he's savant, but he's hopefully not an idiot... You can read his beautiful poetry, gripping speculative fiction and riotous Swiftian satire and decide for yourself! Books available on Amazon here.
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    Walter Bowne
    Walter Bowne is a writer of humor, creative nonfiction, essays, and literary fiction. He enjoys taking commas out and placing them back in again.
  • Will Durst
    Will Durst
    The New York Times says Emmy-nominated comedian and writer Will Durst “is quite possibly the best political satirist working in the country today.” The Humor Times says "Durst is the Sage of Satire, the Learned Lampooner, the King of Political Satire!" Check his website for upcoming stand-up performance dates. Will's... (full bio)

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  • Allen Purkapile
    Allen Purkapile
    Throughout the years I have always done some kind of artwork. Nothing too serious. A series of shoulder operations changed the way I use my arms. To help in the rehab I decided to start drawing again. I have been drawing with serious crazy intent for about 7 years. At... (full bio)
  • Bill Harvey
    Bill Harvey
    Bill Harvey discovered superhero comic books around age six, and from then on knew what he wanted to do in life. He works as a technician in the Detroit area.
  • Dan Piraro
    Dan Piraro
    Follow Dan Piraro's blog.
  • Harley Schwadron
    Harley Schwadron
    Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Harley Schwadron is a free lance cartoonist and illustrator for magazines and newspapers, large and small. He has also done hundreds of illustrations for books, magazines, op-ed pages and newsletters. After 20 years as a writer and editor he switched to full-time cartooning in l985.... (full bio)
  • Henry Lee
    Henry Lee
    Chicks ? Politics. Politics can be divisive, but with these baby birds, all eggs are on the table. Chirp chirp ??? Say hi: [email protected]
  • Jason Coe and Hugo Camacho
    Jason Coe and Hugo Camacho
    Cartoons by Jason Coe & Hugo Camacho.
  • Joe Heller
    Joe Heller
    Joe Heller was the staff editorial cartoonist for the Green Bay Press-Gazette from 1985 to 2013. Currently on his own, Joe’s cartoons appear in more than 400 publications, making him the most self-syndicated cartoonist in the nation.
  • John Stinger
    John Stinger
    John Stinger’s weekly cartoons were syndicated in the military worldwide via the Stars and Stripes where he was voted Top Military Cartoonist for three years by the Department of Defense. He sold his first cartoon to a national publication as a teen and was recognized with a national award by... (full bio)
  • Jon Carter
    Jon Carter
    Being born on April Fool's day was a sure sign Jon Carter would be doing something funny. At 18 he landed his first regular freelance job as cartoonist for a local weekly newspaper and he's been working neurotically on them ever since.
  • Jon Tollervey
    Jon Tollervey
    Hello, my name’s Jon ...and I’ve just finished my PhD after following my head into academia, although sometimes I wish I’d listened to my heart and stuck with the cartoons! However, I have a dream (I’m sure I’ve heard that line somewhere before) and that’s to find a job where... (full bio)
  • Mark Lynch
    Mark Lynch
    Mark Lynch brings you a unique brand of humor through the genre of panel cartoons. An Australian cartoonist, he was born sometime during the last century. His panel cartoons won 48 international and Australian awards, including National Cartoon of the Year (twice).
  • Mark Stivers
    Mark Stivers
    Mark Stivers has had cartoons in Utne Reader, Harper's, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Funny Times, Forbes, The Daily Forward, as well as the Humor Times and many other publications. The Sacramento News & Review has published more than any other, including several covers and many illustrations. He lives in Sacramento,... (full bio)
  • Marko Kosonen
    Marko Kosonen
    Marko Kosonen Scandinavian filmmaker and digital artist that creates satirical social media posts and selfies (iPHONEYS) that reflect the times we live in.
  • Michael Capozzola
    Michael Capozzola
    Michael Capozzola is a San Francisco-based Stand Up Comedian and a published cartoonist. He’s contributed to The San Francisco Chronicle, National Lampoon, The New York Times, the Humor Times, McSweeney's and Mad Magazine. More info at www.Capozzola.com.
  • Mike Baldwin
    Mike Baldwin
    "As a young teen I rode my bike each week to my grandfather’s farm, 20 miles away to help cut his acres of lawn – and earn ten bucks," says Mike Baldwin. "At the end of the day, I’d pore though his stack of old New Yorker magazines. I loved... (full bio)
  • Rob Rogers
    Rob Rogers
    Rob Rogers is the award-winning editorial cartoonist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. His cartoons have been vexing and entertaining readers in Pittsburgh since 1984.
  • Robert Waldo Brunelle JR
    Robert Waldo Brunelle JR
    I am a Vermont, painter, book illustrator, kinetic sculptor, retired art teacher and political cartoonist. My strip Mr Brunelle Explains It All appears weekly in Seven Days VT, and monthly in Funny Times and on this site.
  • Ruben Bolling
    Ruben Bolling
    Tom the Dancing Bug is the weekly comic strip by Ruben Bolling, appearing in fine newspapers and websites around the world, featuring insightful and hilarious social and political satire.
  • Tom Toles
    Tom Toles
    Thomas Gregory Toles (born October 22, 1951) is an American political cartoonist. He is the winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning.
  • Tony Rubino & Rich Hedden
    Tony Rubino & Rich Hedden
    Avante Gauche Comics by Tony Rubino & Rich Hedden: Read one and it stays with you for days -- like a fungus or rash -- only funnier. In addition to the comic panel "Avant Gauche," Tony writes the daily cartoon strip "Daddy's Home," distributed by Creator's Syndicate. He has contributed... (full bio)
  • Tony Zuvela
    Tony Zuvela
    Tony Zuvela was born way back in the crazy, far out, groovy sixties; ’62 in fact… He currently lives with the four people inside his head, somewhere in Australia. His Hobbies are Arthritis and Medication. In 2004 he decided to give cartooning a full-time red-hot go (the silly fool!), and... (full bio)
  • William O'toole