Ben of the Candlelight Collective (West Bend, WI) (http://candlelightcollective.wordpress.com/) has a new tattoo on his arm! I drew this for him based on some of the images from “As the World Burns.” I’m honored that Ben would want my drawing with him for the rest of his life!
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Stephanie McMillan is a cartoonist and illustrator based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
When I draw editorial cartoons, I want them to do one or both of two things: expose the system and encourage resistance. In this era, when life on this planet is being systematically killed and converted into profit, and human beings are crushed by exploitation and oppression, to make a principle of creating apolitical art is worse than useless. In fact, in a time of acute crisis, there is no such thing as apolitical art. Whatever the intention of the artist, art that does not promote resistance (overtly or tacitly), in effect supports the status quo.
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