Latest News: Posts Tagged ‘Diaspora Boy’

“When the news gets appalling enough, [Eli] Valley will show you the grotesquerie, and make you feel it” — DIASPORA BOY featured in Hyperallergic

Tuesday, May 24th, 2022

“Valley understands the seriousness of representing people this way, and he chooses his targets carefully. His indelible and monstrous caricatures can’t make up for the horrors and injustices caused by their targets, but at least they attempt, with their graphic intricacy, to hold people accountable… Few other contemporary artists have devoted themselves quite so boldly to the idea that the people who say and do hateful things should look exactly as disgusting as their words and actions.”

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“Eli Valley is one of the best American cartoonists and the political elite can’t stand his viral comics that pack a punch” — DIASPORA BOY author speaks with Hyperallergic

Tuesday, May 24th, 2022

“If you’ve been online, and especially on Twitter, then you probably know the name Eli Valley and his brushy drawings that use the grotesque and absurd to make larger points about life, culture, and politics. But it wasn’t until the Trump administration that the New York City-based cartoonist was propelled into the public spotlight. Valley was attacked by a wide range of politicians, particularly Republicans, including Meghan McCain”

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“A mixture of the old Mad magazine Harvey Kurtzman comics and the R. Crumb underground strips of the 60s” — DIASPORA BOY reviewed on WBAI Arts Express

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

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“Outrageously funny, acerbic, insightful” — DIASPORA BOY reviewed in OpEd News

Monday, June 7th, 2021

“Refreshing in [its] honesty about the hypocrisy embedded in the motivations behind Israeli policies toward Palestinians and the often-cowed American media

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