Editorial ‘toons w/facts: illographix from Brodner and Rall

The marvelously talented Steve Brodner, nominated for a prize by the design community, says he is pioneering a semi-new kind of drawing, the "illographix," which involves graphing and charting as well as illustration. Here's one example, worked out with two notables editors, and submitted for a prize: 

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Not sure how new this concept really is. After all, Ted Rall often draws cartoons based on shocking facts. Here's his latest: 

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Rall also has a spectacularly informative talk/essay (for SWSX Interactive) on the facts of political cartooning in the age of the Internet…and a solution for content providers and papers!  

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