TONY AUTH wants to be clear about one thing:

He is not being forced out of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Auth, the Pulitzer-winning political cartoonist who has been at the Inquirer since 1971, tells Comic Riffs today that he is stepping down from his four-decade perch to pursue new and invigorating forms of cartooning. Auth — also a Pulitzer finalist in 2010 — feels it’s the right time to take the buyout offer from the paper, which reportedly is looking to cut about three-dozen jobs.

Read the full interview at the Washington Post



  1. To whom it may concern : I was a fan of Mr Auth’s work and I would like to know how would I go about purchasing a signed cartoon of his to remember him by. Please email me with any information that you have . Thanks you.

    Michael J. McGlinchey

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