John Cole

John Cole is an award-winning cartoonist who has drawn for variety of news outlets over a period of several decades, including the Durham Herald-Sun and The Times-Tribune in Scranton, PA. His political cartoons on North Carolina topics appear weekly for NC Newsline.


Serving a greater purpose

By: - April 10, 2023

A campaign of hate

By: - March 27, 2023

* Inspired by this news story.

Hollowed-out history.

By: - March 20, 2023


By: - January 30, 2023

Read the story that inspired this John Cole cartoon.

UNC’s Prohibition on Compelling Speech 

By: - January 23, 2023

Click here to read the story that inspired John Cole’s latest cartoon.