Saturday, 9 December 2017

When cartoonists collide.


Updated: 20th December 2017 at 10:45am(ish) (Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time)

A strange thing has begun happening on the Australian Cartoonists' Association's public Facebook page. A series of strips and panels have started to surface, written and drawn by various cartoonists and all intertwined with each other.



In an attempt to try and keep some sort of record I'll be updating this blog page as new entries appear. They may or may not be shown in chronological order of when they were originally posted on Facebook though. The reason for this is to try and get them all to blend in seamlessly with a running dialogue.

So bookmark the page here, you'll need to come back from time to time to see if it's been updated. Grab yourself something comfortable to drink, you may need it, as we present the Australian Cartoonists' Association's (and other possibly rogue cartoonists') saga of....

 

The Wrath of Peter Player's Fishman!!!


Our story begins in the nether regions of November 2017 when Freelance cartoonist Peter Player shocks the world by scoring a gong at the 33rd annual Stan Cross Awards, also known as The Stanleys, at Old Parliament House in Canberra.

Photo Copyright © 2017 - Nat Karmichael

With a mugshot like that, other ACA members are left with no alternative but to take the piss out of poor old Pete and the relentless ridiculing via the subtle art of caricature begins.

Danny Zemp is the first to jump on the podium and puts this on display via his own Facebook account.


Copyright © 2017 - Danny Zemp
This then prompted the following comments...

 A day later, Peter posted the following:
Copyright © 2017 - Peter Player
And thus begins our journey. I shall now attempt to spread these worms about in a vague attempt to keep the story line from straying too far away from itself. Continuity is not a guaranteed constant in all strips and panels though. You have been warned.


Copyright © 2017 - Danny Zemp


Copyright © 2017 - Tony Davidson
Copyright © 2017 - Matt Bissett-Johnson

Copyright © 2017 - Grant Brown


Copyright © 2017 - Peter Player
Copyright © 2017 - Danny Zemp
Copyright © 2017 - Vince Steele.
Copyright © 2017 - Tony Davidson
Copyright © 2017 - Vince Steele

Copyright © 2017 - Peter Player

Copyright © 2017 - Peter Player


Copyright © 2017 - Vince Steele


 

Copyright © 2017 - Peter Player
Copyright © 2017 - Aardman Animations Limited
Copyright © 2017 - Tony Davidson

Copyright © 2017 - Vince Steele

Copyright © 2017 - Peter Player



Copyright © 2017 - Danny Zemp

Copyright © 2017 - Peter Player

Copyright © 2017 - Peter Player

Copyright © 2017 - Peter Player

Copyright © 2017 - Vince Steele.

To be continued....

Bookmark this page and then come back in a couple of days to see if there's been any updates to this huge mess.


Copyright © 2017 - Danny Zemp