October 23, 2012 @ 8:35 am
MATT BORS is a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist and editor based in Portland, OR. He was a 2012 Pulitzer Prize Finalist for his political cartoons, which appear regularly in The Sacramento Bee, Portland Mercury, Pittsburgh City Paper, and on Daily Kos.
In the summer of 2010, Bors traveled to Afghanistan to draw comics and serves as the comics journalism editor for Cartoon Movement where he is currently editing a project on reconstruction efforts in Haiti.
His work has been published by The Los Angeles Times, The Nation, Village Voice, The Daily Beast,and dozens of other print and web publications.
In 2012, Bors was the reciepient of the Herblock Prize and the Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi Award for his editorial cartooning.
His first graphic novel, War Is Boring, a collaboration with journalist David Axe, was published in 2010 by New American Library.
Bors recently launched a Kickstarter for his first book, a 225 page collection of cartoons and humor essays titled Life Begins At Incorporation.
Top: Red Bull's Adstronaut; Middle: White Dudes Talkin' Rape; Bottom: War Is Boring cover art.