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Book Launch: Don’t Joke: A Year in Cartoons edited by Mason and Curtis

Don't Joke: A Year in CartoonsAndy MasonJacana Media and the Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Don’t Joke! edited by Andy Mason and John Curtis.

South Africa’s cartooning maestros join forces with the new post-apartheid generation to tell the story of the most event-filled year since 1994. Hard-hitting and hilarious, Don’t Joke! brings it all back in a rush of satires, parodies, caricatures and flights-of-fancy that’ll rearrange your head. Featuring nearly 400 cartoons by Zapiro, Madam and Eve, Fred Mouton, Brandan, Yalo, Jerm, Dr Jack, Mgobhozi and many more, Don’t Joke! is living proof that South African cartooning has come of age.

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It’s all here – the astonishing ascent of Jacob Zuma, Mbeki’s vanishing act, the Zuma showerhead and the rape of Justice, Malema’s mouth, Zille’s Botox, the global meltdown, the Obama miracle, the Gaza bombings, the Somali pirates, swine flu, Mugabe’s madness, Madiba’s 90th, the Dalai Lama’s no-show, Eskom’s excuses, the SABC’s collapse, Joost’s embarrassment, Niehaus’ humiliation, the last twitch of the Scorpions, the 2010 build-up, the Cope let-down…and much, much more.

Hard-hitting and hilarious, Don’t Joke! brings it all back in a rush of satires, parodies, caricatures and flights of fancy that’ll rearrange your head.

Featuring nearly 400 cartoons by Zapiro, Madam & Eve, Fred Mouton, Brandan, Yalo, Jerm, Dr Jack, Mgobhozi and many more, Don’t Joke! is living proof that South African cartooning has come of age.

Featured cartoonists:

Andy
Brandan
Chip
Dr. Jack
Frans
Findlay
Fred Mouton
Grogan
Jerm/Nell
Mangena
Mynerd Vosloo
Mgobhozi
Miles
Mothowagae
Nanda Soobben
Qaps
Siwela
Stent
Stidy
Weyni Deysel
Wiggett
Yalo
Zapiro
Madam & Eve
Mama Taxi
Trek Net

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