By now, everyone knows the story of “balloon boy“, 6-year-old Falcon Henne, who had supposedly taken a ride in his father’s experimental helium balloon. TV news outlets reported on this event for hours, speculating on ever possible angle, until it was revealed that Falcon was in his parent’s attic all along. How will cartoonists react to this latest story of media sensationalism and fame seeking that seems to define our generation? Check back throughout the day to find out. UPDATED Oct. 21 at 9:05 p.m.
Mike Luckovich - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Nate Beeler - The Washington Examiner (click to purchase)
Adam Zyglis - The Buffalo News (click to purchase)
Steve Kelley - The New Orleans Times-Picayune
Cam Cardow - The Ottawa Citizen (click to purchase)
John Darkow - Columbia Daily Tribune (click to purchase)
Mike Keefe - The Denver Post (click to purchase)
UPDATED 9:05 p.m.
Steve Benson - The Arizona Republic
Mike Luckovich - Atlanta Journal-Constitution
UPDATED 7:20 p.m.
Bruce Plante - Tulsa World
Rob Rogers - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
RJ Matson - The St. Louis Post Dispatch (Click to purchase)
Jeff Kotebra - Omaha World-Herald
UPDATED 2:32 p.m.
Steve Breen - San Diego Union-Tribune
Randy Bish - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (Click to purchase)
UPDATED 10:15 a.m.
Hajo de Reijger - The Netherlands (Click to purchase)
Marshall Ramsey - The Clarion Ledger
Dave Granlund - PoliticalCartoons.com (Click to purchase)
John Sherffius - Boulder Daily Camera