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Martin (Marty) Riskin
Martin "Marty" Riskin, is an American political cartoonist and the author of the Penspeak political cartoon. He also provides caricatures of local political figures for local newspapers. [1 ]
Background [ edit ]
Risking graduated from
Massachusetts College of Art. He began his career moving from ad agency staff artist, to art director, to owning his own freelance arts studio. He designed and illustrated over 200 books, and created greeting cards, calendars, games and promotional material.
His weekly editorial cartoons appear regularly in over 20 local newspapers.
[2 ] He also teaches oil painting and cartooning. [3 ]
Partial bibliography [ edit ]
Grandpa Alan's Teddy Bear Poems (2004) [4 ]
Mother Goose Tells the Truth about Middle Age : A Collection of Wise and Witty Poems for Adults (2001), 2nd Edition [5 ]
Mother Goose Takes a Gander at Middle Age!: A Treasury of Baby Boomer Nursery Rhymes (2002) [6 ]
Better an Old Fart Than a Young Shit Head (1998) [7 ]
101 Outrageous Things to Do on Birthday (1998) [8 ]
Is There Sex after Retirement (1998) [9 ]
In 2006 Marty was awarded the prestigious "Clayton Kirk Award" for "Outstanding Achievement in Political Satire"
Sources [ edit ]
^ Alison C. Simcox, Douglas L. Heath. Lake Quannapowitt. Arcadia Publishing, 2011. ISBN 0-7385-7389-2.
^ "Peter Chianca: Color me unpredictable for 2008". Penspeak-Predictions. North Shore. January 2, 2008 . Retrieved . 2009-02-27
^ "Peter Chianca: Drawing his line in the sand". Penspeak-Beach. Review Atlas. June 24, 2008 . Retrieved . 2009-02-27
^ Riskin, Marty; Alan Friot (2004). . Suzanne L F Gagnon. Friot's Publications. Grandpa Alan's Teddy Bear Poems ISBN 9780974500102.
^ Marty, Riskin; Sydney Altman (June 15, 2001). (2 ed.). Baboom Press. p. 72. Mother Goose Tells the Truth about Middle Age : A Collection of Wise and Witty Poems for Adults ISBN 0-9707275-2-6.
^ Riskin, Marty; Sydney Altman (August 2002). . S P I Books. Mother Goose Takes a Gander at Middle Age!: A Treasury of Baby Boomer Nursery Rhymes ISBN 978-1-56171-928-0.
^ Riskin, Marty; Herbert I. Kavet (1998). . Boston America Corporation. p. 64. Better an Old Fart Than a Young Shit Head ISBN 9781889647388.
^ Riskin, Marty; Herbert I. Kavet (1998). . Boston America Corporation. p. 64. 101 Outrageous Things to Do on Birthday ISBN 978-1-889647-39-5.
^ Riskin, Marty; Herbert I. Kavet (1998). . Boston America Corporation. Is There Sex after Retirement
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