I am an editor of an alternative weekly or other cool paper.
Is Berman available for publication in my rag?
A: She sure is! Just e-mail
her to discuss terms/publication.
Does Jennifer Berman occasionally sell her original artwork?
What about individually colored prints?
A: Yes, of course! Click
here to see the many framed Berman originals available,
or e-mail if you are
interested in a specific cartoon! It's that simple!
What if I wish to license a Berman cartoon to reprint in a
publication or other public forum?
A: Certainly.Just email us with
the specifics, and well get right back to you.
How long has JB been cartooning professionally?
A: Since 1984, when she was
a street vendor in Berkeley, California. Before that, she
drew cartoons for the newspaper at Antioch College, and before
that, just for fun.
Does Jennifer Berman accept solicitations for cartoon ideas?
A: No, but thanks anyway.
Does Jennifer Berman accept commissions for cartoons?
A: Yes. As well as for illustration.
Just look at Cosy
Sheridan's Ant Hymn or The
Kelly Brand Nextet's Sister Luna, or Ingrid Graudin's
CD Brave Again
Does she have any words of wisdom for the budding cartoonist?
A: I forgot who said this, but
it was excellent advice for the person considering a career
in cartooning: "Go into this field only if you have no
Has Berman published any cartoon books?
A: Yes. Her critically acclaimed
Why Dogs Are Better Than Men
and her recent Why Dogs Are Better
Than Kids are published by Andrews McMeel, and are
available from your local bookdealer, this
website, or from Amazon.com. But go to your local independently
owned bookstore FIRST!
Weren't there a couple of other cartoon books, too?
A: Yes, but they're out of print,
for now. The first one, Adult Children Of Normal Parents,
was published in 1991 by Pocket books/Simon & Schuster,
and the other one, Why Dogs Are Better Than Republicans,
was published by HarperPerennial in 1996, and probably led
to Clinton's successful run for a second term in office. Go
to the "Out Of Print, But Not
Out Of Mind" page to see excerpts from both books.
Isn't there a line of postcards or greeting cards with Berman
A: Yes, both. Jennifer Berman
supplies a line of black-and-white postcards to a number of
bookstores around the country, and to individuals who order
more than a dozen or so (see "Ordering Info and Catalog"
page). Her cartoons are also found on Papyrus
greeting card line.
What about Berman T-Shirts?
A: T-Shirts of Berman cartoons
can be purchased through the What
On Earth, Northern
Sun Merchandising and Cotton
Expressions catalogs. The "Adult Children Of Normal
Parents Annual Convention" T-Shirt can be purchased directly
through Humerus Cartoons by visiting the "Products"
Where have Berman cartoons been seen and published?
A: Go to the "Quick-n-Dirty
Facts" page for a long list of weeklies, monthlies,
cartoon compilations and gallery exhibits around the nation.
One may be in your hometown RIGHT NOW!!!
Is there a detailed bio of Jennifer Berman?
A: Yes! Go to the "Bio"
page and read up on your Berman facts. There's a photo and
enough info there to serve as a press kit for the media.
How can I get in touch with Jennifer Berman?
is the best way.
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