Five years and over 500 cartoons later, he’s still going strong, and still comically incorrect.
Five years ago, on August 6, 2012, A.F. Branco posted his first cartoon at Legal Insurrection, a side by side of the two Dirty Harry’s:
I am pleased to announce that Antonio F. Branco will begin contributing political cartoons created exclusively for Legal Insurrection….
Tony’s work is on par, in my estimation, with the best political cartoonists.
Since then a lot has happened. The reelection of Obama, the rise and fall of Hillary, and the election of Trump. He has chronicled it all, twice a week, over 500 cartoons in total. Some of those cartoons, and others he has published elsewhere, appear in his coffee table book, Comically Incorrect.
Along the way in November 2014, Tony and his wife had a baby, Welcome to the World, Amelia Rose Branco.
To show you how time flies, Amelia is already driving:
Tony prepared this message for Legal Insurrection readers:
The thanks go to you, Tony.
In honor of this anniversary, we’re holding a Reader Poll on the best cartoon of the first 5 Years. I selected the cartoons. It wasn’t easy to narrow the list down to a manageable number. I wanted a final list of 10, but that proved impossible because there were just too many good ones. So you have 15 to choose from.
I tried to pick cartoons that I felt transcended time, were particularly perceptive, and have aged well over time or will age well for more recent cartoons.
The Reader Poll will be open until midnight (Pacific Time), Tuesday night, August 8, 2017.
You can vote for UP TO THREE cartoons.
POLL AT BOTTOM OF POST
Here are the entries, in chronological order:
Monday, December 24, 2012
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Monday, December 16, 2013
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Monday, April 13, 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
Monday, September 28, 2015
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Monday, November 21, 2016
Monday, March 27, 2017
YOU CAN VOTE FOR UP TO THREE CARTOONS
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