An architect by education, Tommy Thomdean has grown to become one of Indonesia’s most talented cartoonists. He draws cartoons for the Jakarta Post, the largest English language newspaper in Indonesia, and I recently spoke to him about what it’s like to cartoon in his own country.

One thing I discovered about cartooning in Indonesia – Cartoonists apparently cross the line when they compare their leaders to Nixon.

 

 
Here are some of Thomdean’s terrific cartoons. For more, you can visit his Web site Thomdean.com.