Humour & Quirky
Spike's brand of humour has graced every facet of the entertainment industry. His restless genius generated over 80 books, films and programmes for television and radio, including, of course, the infamous Goon Show.
Funny comics are a sure way to brighten someone’s day, and that's exactly what comedy writer and illustrator Steve Nelson does! Using his joke-writing background, Steve (aka snelse) creates funny comics that might look rather simple at first glance, but they uncover much more than that at a closer look. His cartoons range from the absurd, such as knights getting stuck on giant magnet or a vampire struggling to shave in front of a mirror, to the observational, a faraway snail asking politely to hold th
Dave Blazek, creator of the syndicated comic Loose Parts, hails from just outside of Philadelphia in the US. Loose Parts and is syndicated daily to scores of newspapers and websites across the US including The Washington Post and others. Dave and Loose Parts are two-time winners of the coveted Reuben Award (Often referred to as the ‘Oscar’ of cartooning) for Best Newspaper Panel Cartoon; and he has been nominated six times by his fellow cartoonists for that honour. Dave and his cartoons look at
Don’t you just love turning down a side road after gliding off a major road to find a succession of tidy Bumps to slow one down or ruins one’s undercarriage. Speedbump from acclaimed comic artist Dave Coverly celebrates those ‘turns in the road’ at moments in daily life that make us laugh and wince in mutual measure. In his own words – ‘Basically, if life were a movie, these would be the outtakes.’
Shannon Wheeler is the versatile independent comic creator of 'Too Much Coffee Man'. His comics have appeared in newspapers, magazines, and classic bastions of the humour category with comic books including notably The New Yorker, Mad Magazine and The Onion Newspaper.
The much-loved characters of Fred and Penelope (and Anthony their cat) are featured in this hilarious series of domestic capers.
Genius features great examples of exam answers from some clueless, but in many cases, inventive students! These award-winning, witty and ingenious cards are both ridiculous and nostalgic – perfect cards for testing times!
World of Moose is a creative partnership between Moose Allain, artist, cartoonist and prolific tweeter and Karen who runs the business side of things.
His work is known for his humour and wordplay. In his finely detailed, playful pictures, he creates a charming world from his imagination.
"Blake is beyond brilliant. He's anarchic, moral, infinitely subversive, sometimes vicious, socially acute, sparse when he has to be, exuberantly lavish in the detail when he feels like it. He can tell wonderful stories without a single word... I've never met a child who didn't love Quentin Blake."
- Melanie McDonagh, Daily Telegraph.
Infographics, pie charts, Venn diagrams are all used to great effect in our new Mindfulmess humour range to illustrate those tricky little quirks and dilemmas of everyday life we are all only too familiar with!
Ever wondered what animals would say if they could talk? US cartoonist Jimmy Craig produces illustrations which reflect what actual conversations he believes animals may have, with brilliant and hilarious results.
Fresh from the award-winning Woodmansterne studio, Hysterical Heritage juxtaposes imagery inspired by the Bayeaux Tapestry with modern day expressions and dilemmas, resulting in a hilarious and unique, new humour range.
Joe Berger and Pascal Wyse met in a lift after meetings with their respective agents and went onto create the unique partnership of Berger & Wyse. They have produced sophisticated animation and comic strips for various outlets including Channel 4, BBC, Sky, Discovery and The Guardian.
Their title sequence to BBC1's drama series Hustle secured Bafta, Emmy and RTS nominations and their four-panel strip The Pitchers, an irreverent portrait of Hollywood ran in The Guardian for seven years.
"A New Yorker cartoon might tickle you, but a good Punch could draw blood." - The Times
Featuring the pick of Punch magazine's funniest cartoons by some of the world's greatest cartoonists, this range celebrates years of laughs from a very British institution that is known around the world.
‘Irene & Gladys’ - our two jolly and lovable pensioners critiquing the world’s most famous art works! Their unpretentious mutterings result in the sort of spontaneous hilarity only ladies who have ‘seen it all’ can utter! The cards are truly masterful, with tongue in cheek dialogue from renowned comedian Alex Lowe.
Originally launched on Facebook, Rupert Fawcett's brilliantly observed, touchingly truthful 'Off the Leash' cartoons have developed a huge daily following around the world.