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.

Surprise votes!

By: - January 16, 2023

2023: Buckle up!

By: - January 2, 2023

The bottom line.

By: - December 26, 2022

Learn more about the story that inspired John Cole’s cartoon here.

Year in review: Our top editorial cartoons of 2022

By: - December 23, 2022

For going on two decades now, NC Policy Watch has been fortunate enough to be able to feature the expertly crafted, frequently hilarious, sometimes disturbing, and always thought-provoking commentaries of one of the nation’s top editorial cartoonists, John Cole. While it would be worth your time to look through all of John’s contributions to Policy Watch from the past here are some his best entries from 2022.

‘Bad Santa’ 2022

By: - December 19, 2022

Home for the holidays?

By: - December 12, 2022

Cartoon inspired by this story.

Christmas Wishes

By: - December 5, 2022

Swift action

By: - November 21, 2022

Order in the court

By: - November 14, 2022

Out of costume.

By: - November 7, 2022

Editorial cartoon inspired by this recent news story.