Award-winning Berkeley-based editorial cartoonist Khalil Bendib’s cartoons are regularly featured in dozens of small and mid-size newspapers across the country, and they can be viewed at His work has run in USA Today, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and numerous other large newspapers. His latest book of political cartoons is Too Big to Fail.


Masters of the Universe, Unite!

End the occupation, free Bernie Madoff, and leave Wall Street alone.

Tar Sands

Didn’t we already get our share of tar sands from BP?

Dr. National and Mr. Transnational

Pay my fair share of taxes? What is this, socialism?

Doubt’s Shadow

RIP, Troy Davis.

Poverty News

There are 46.2 million Americans living in poverty.

Perry’s Feast

The trouble with this country is government largesse! Burp.

Enough War Already

Bring home the troops, military advisers, counter-terrorism experts, and the euphemisms.

High-Wire CEO

It is easier for a CEO to enter a tax haven than for a camel to go through the eye of a needle.

Catering to the Rich

If you have to ask what it costs, you can’t afford to shop in this town.

Terrorism in the Eye of the Beholder

Responses to shootouts may vary, depending on whether the gunman is Muslim or not.

Deporting Mom and Dad

“No child left behind,” Mr. President?

Raised Ceiling

Will this raised ceiling put a roof over our heads?

Deadly Fluff

News consumers have overdosed on lurid, salacious fluff.

Supreme Corp.

See no corporate malfeasance, hear no corporate malfeasance, speak no corporate malfeasance.

Weather Extremists

Only an extremist would believe that extreme weather is caused by extreme human behavior.

Three Slashing Pigs

There’s just no other way to balance the budget.

Jim Crow Immigration Law

Alabama’s anti-immigration law looks eerily familiar.

Think Indifferent

I don’t want that Apple.

Austerity Draft

Be all the cannon fodder you can be!

Dr. Toughlove

Speaking of death panels, check out the GOP Medicare reform plan.

    The Pen is Funnier than the Sword

    The Portland Observer | October 24, 2017