Akashic Books is proud to present
a selection of political cartoons by Mr. Fish,
from his forthcoming book, GO FISH.
This debut volume of political cartoons from the revered Mr. Fish spans
politics, popular culture, the economic crisis, the Obama presidency, and much more,
where nobody--right, left, nor middle--is safe from his razor-edged satire.
The volume also includes original essays from Mr. Fish.
(please click to enlarge the images)
Mr. Fish has been a freelance writer and cartoonist for eighteen years, publishing under both his real name (Dwayne Booth) and the penname of Mr. Fish with many of the nation's most reputable and prestigious magazines, journals, and newspapers. In addition to his weekly cartoon forHarper's and daily contributions to Truthdig, he has also contributed to theLos Angeles Times, the Village Voice, the LA Weekly, the Atlantic, theHuffington Post, Vanity Fair, Mother Jones, the Advocate, Z Magazine, theUtne Reader, Slate.com, MSNBC.com, and others. He has also worked for National Public Radio. In May 2008 he was presented with a first place award by the Los Angeles Press Club for editorial cartooning. In May 2010 he was awarded the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Editorial Cartooning from the Society of Professional Journalists. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and twin daughters.