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Meet the MED Cartoonist

Aug 28, 2017 03:21PM ● By Digital Media Director

We hope that you have been enjoying the lighter side of the medical profession in the last few issues with help from MED’s new cartoonist, Jonny Hawkins, and thought you might appreciate knowing a little bit about him.

 Hawkins is a full time cartoonist whose work has appeared in over 900 publications since 1986.  Places like Reader’s Digest, Parade Magazine, Guideposts, Medical Economics, Air and Space,  American Heart Association, Medical Post and 76 Chicken Soup for the Soul books and have featured his single panel funnies.

Hawkins has drawn more than 50,000 cartoons, has published 20 books, and has created 61 page-a-day cartoon calendars (over 700,000 sold), most of them for the world’s leading calendar publisher, Andrews McMeel.  One of those is the Medical Cartoon a Day calendar, now in its 13th year.  His latest book is Mirth in the Morning … And All Laughternoon (Schiffer Publishing), a coffee table book collection of 1,001 of some his best cartoons.

Jonny lives and works from his home in the country in Sherwood, Michigan with his wife, Carissa, their 3 children, and 8 cats.