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.


The SEC Foxes

For these suits going through the SEC’s revolving door, ethics rules are for the birds.

Big Bad Free Trade Accord

How come your teeth are so long, Grandma?

DSK’s Defense

It’s part of my job description.

Tea Partiers March to Lobbyists’ Tune

We’re open for Business.

Osama’s Descent

This is too hot to be an Arab Spring.

Arab Spring Forecast

It’s raining bullets in Libya, with cold hearts prevailing in Oman.

Retired Dictators

Welcome, Muammar.

Obama’s Nuclear GPS

The nuclear industry is driving us all off a cliff.

Diagnosing a Military-Industrial Complex

What’s wrong with me, Doc?

Where Will We Find the Money?

Schools, housing, hospitals, roads aren’t a match for loopholes for the rich.

Nuclear Generations

Obama’s preparing for many generations of nukes.

Nuclear War and Peace

Japan’s peacetime and wartime nuclear disasters are like night and day.

From Libya to Wisconsin, with Love

Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi is a big fan of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

Joe Sixpackus

The middle-class became extinct after that merger between corporate America and Communist China.

Scapegoating Social Spending

Congress is about to slaughter social spending but leave a lot of sacred cows alone.

House Un-Christian Activities Committee

Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of your neighborhood mosque?

Military Industrial Humor

What we call “defense” is pretty funny.

There Goes the Neighborhood

Throughout the Middle East and North Africa, dictators are cursing at Tunisia.


Apparently, our society thinks that the term “crazy” Muslim is redundant.

Second Amendment Solutions

She’s loving the Constitution to death.

    The Pen is Funnier than the Sword

    The Portland Observer | October 24, 2017