Talking with 'Tom Tomorrow'

Mar 12, 2014

Political cartoonist Dan Perkins, with a larger-than-lifesize cutout of his two-dimensional alter ego.

  For some cartoonists, their medium is about more than entertainment. Even before Thomas Nast, there were artists who used their pens to make political points, and today they are legion. Among the most acerbic, literate and unflinchingly liberal is Dan Perkins. But readers know him by an altogether different name.

Tom Tomorrow’s This Modern World appears locally each week on the letters page of the North Bay Bohemian. Real-life cartoonist Dan Perkins will speak at the Schulz Museum Saturday afternoon at 2