Chackalethu John Yesudass (born 1938), better known as Yesudasan, is a popular cartoonist from Kerala.
Born on June 12, 1938, in Bharanikavu near Mavelikkara, Yesudasan published his first cartoon in 1955 in a magazine called Asoka published from Kottayam. He entered the world of political cartoons in 1960, drawing for Janayugom, the Malayalam daily of the Communist Party. He worked there for three years, drawing a pocket cartoon with the character 'Kittumman', after which he joined Shankar's Weekly in Delhi. From 1969, he was the editor of Balayugam, a children's magazine in Malayalam and edited Asadha, Cut-Cut and Tuk-Tuk, popular satirical magazines on politics and cinema. He joined the Malayala Manorama group in 1985 as staff cartoonist, running cartoon columns in the paper and The Week magazine.