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Jim Borgman has been the Enquirer's editorial cartoonist since 1976. Borgman has won every major award in his field, including the 1991 Pulitzer Prize, the National Cartoonists Society's Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year in 1993, and most recently, the Adamson Award in 2005 as International Cartoonist of the Year. His award-winning daily comic strip Zits, co-created with Jerry Scott, chronicles the life of 15-year-old Jeremy Duncan, his family and friends through the glories and challenges of the teenage years. Since debuting in July 1997, Zits has regularly finished #1 in reader comics polls across America and is syndicated in more than 1300 newspapers around the world.

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Wednesday, January 24, 2007

9th and Long

One of the more curious challenges we cartoonists faces is when reality outpaces our ability to exaggerate it. Exhibit A: the Cincinnati Bengals.

For years it was tough to distort the team's ineptitude, (though it was a lot of fun trying.) Now, with the 9th arrest of a Bengals player in about a year, I hardly know how to exaggerate the pathetic character of these guys.


at 1/25/07, 12:09 PM Anonymous Anonymous said...

You could show Marvin Lewis holding a team meeting in a jail.

at 1/25/07, 2:01 PM Anonymous Anonymous said...

I liked that one cartoon you drew with the new location of the Hamilton County jail connected to Paul Brown Stadium.

at 1/27/07, 3:14 PM Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jim, I think the autograph seeker shoud have said "It's for OUR dealer".

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