Cartoon Galleries of Chris Slane
Licensing cartoons on information, cyber-security, privacy, environment, education & politics.

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Big Data Loves U
Big Data Loves U
A retro-soviet-style propaganda poster shows man rejoicing in the love he imagines an all-seeing eye hovering above is bestowing upon him - caption reads 'Big Data Loves You'
Only Politics
Only Politics
Cartoon,apocalypse,end,world,politics,annihilation,cataclysm,catastrophe,devastation,holocaust,Armageddonapathy,voting,worry,abyss,apathetic ,.."Don't worry it's just politics" comments an apathetic man to a startled woman as behind him the earth collapses into the abyss of armageddon.
Swamp Kauri Guitar
Swamp Kauri Guitar
"I made this guitar out of swamp kauri" quoth the female lead guitarist of a garage band to her drummer while holding a gnarly shaped guitar.
Fanatic Island
Fanatic Island
Title 'Could all fanatics be marooned on a remote island and fight each other to the death?' Scene shows a rocky desert island infested with extremists of all types fighting and killing each other with bombs guns hand-to-hand as sharks circle around bodies floating past signs which read 'Extremist Deathmatch Island - 'No Wifi'-'No Social Media'.
Social Media Home Invasion
Social Media Home Invasion
'If our homes were like social media accounts' is the title as a MAGA hat-wearing-gun-toting-redneck carrying a dead boar bursts through the front door of a house occupied by two shocked women and a man having coffee - bellowing "Hey- did I just hear someone mention gun control? Let me regurgitate a bellyful of bile and ignorance all over you and your friends."
Terrorist Blindsight Redhats
Terrorist Blindsight Redhats
"No terrorists here - only people who look like us." exclaims a military-style policeman to a spy as they contemplate a crowd of individuals made up of policemen soldiers and occasional swastika-marked nazis all wearing similar para-military equipment and guns...security,forces,terrorism,terrorists,military,style,police,spy,policemen,soldiers,swastika,nazis,para-military,guns,blindsight,right-wing,far-right,alt-right,blindspot,blindsight,cartoon,camouflage,ultra,neo-nazi,fascist,Republicans,Twitter,conservative
Terrorist Blindsight
Terrorist Blindsight
"No terrorists here - only people who look like us." exclaims a military-style policeman to a spy as they contemplate a crowd of individuals made up of policemen, soldiers and occasional swastika-marked nazis all wearing similar para-military equipment and guns.
National Casino Economy
National Casino Economy
Shows Prime Minister John Key standing on a red carpet in front of the entrance to 'National's Casino Economy Conventions', surrounded by glitzy Las Vegas-style signs: 'Revisit the '80s', 'No social cost', '1000s of jobs', 'Buy shares', 'Mining', 'No environmental impact', and 'Last night: Aaron Gilmore in "Utu"'. Refers to a 35 year deal signed between the government and SkyCity Entertainment group. In return for operating a $400 million convention centre in Auckland, SkyCity will receive an exclusive casino licence. Aaron Gilmore is a former list MP for the National Party who resigned in May 2013, and vowed 'utu' or revenge on his enemies.--Alexander Turnbull Library
Toxic Dump Revealed
Toxic Dump Revealed
"News: storm uncovers old toxic dump - clean up begins" - Eroding froma river bank are the words - hate - spite - islamaphobia - racism - fascism - bigotry - prejudice - while an one of the clean up crew picking up swastikas - the words 'mass murder' and 'violence' says "Apparently just burying it all out of sight doesn't make it go away."..hate,spite,islamaphobia,racism,fascism,bigotry,prejudice,swastikas,mass,murder,violence,toxic,dump,christchurch,storm,river,rubbish,Fox,glacier,NZpol,revealed
The Lucky Middle Class
The Lucky Middle Class
Cartoon shows a typical well-fed New Zealand heterosexual couple giving the thumbs-up sign while standing beside travelling bags with the label 'You do know how lucky we are Trev - referring to satirical song by comedian Fred Dagg.
Renters vs Owners
Renters vs Owners
Cartoon shows a couple sitting at a table with coffees on top of a platform labelled 'Renters' while an older couple wave from their house sitting on a platform labelled 'Owners' rising rapidly into the sky - representing their relative wealth.
Bank of Mum & Dad
Bank of Mum & Dad
On the steps leading to a classical frontage of a bank labelled 'Bank of Mum & Dad' an older couple descend from a door marked 'Deposits' pass a young family ascending towards a door marked 'Withdrawals'.
Black Hole Solution
Black Hole Solution
"We could do with one of these on the farm to suck up all greenhouse gases and nitrogeon runoff notes a dairy farmer treading a newspaper headlining a photo of a black hole - while in the background a sewage treatment pond overflows in the rain and cows in the distance graze in sodden fileds...blackhole,cartoon,farmersweekly,greenhousegases,environment ,globalwarming ,carbon.
Mother Of Justice
Mother Of Justice
The figure of justice updated to portray a female lawyer in the workplace.
Need a Younger Face
Need a Younger Face
"We need a fresh face on the board- Simpkins - get some botox injected" commands a chairman of the board consisting of aged white men and women to one surprised individual.
When To Raise A Family
When To Raise A Family
"Wouldn't it be wiser to raise a family at a more convenient time -say after you've retired?" asks an excutive of a woman at the table.
Law Books Sunbathers
Law Books Sunbathers
A man and woman lie on a beach with their faces shielded from the sun by books labelled 'Law Reports' and 'Law of Torts'.
Restorative Justice
Restorative Justice
"Your victim is keen to meet you" says a social worker to a young criminal - while behind a door an angry elderly woman waits holding a club above her head...criminal,justice,rehabilitation,offenders,reconciliation,victims,community,sentencing,
Penal Reform Bookcase
Penal Reform Bookcase
A tough looking man in prison clothing stares through a bookcase with books looking similar to the bars in a prison cell.
Hot Tub Too Hot
Hot Tub Too Hot
In a bathouse scene, an armed white supremacist sits in a spa labelled 'white supremacy' while naked white people leap away in alarm towards spas labelled 'bigotry' and multi-cultural society' in which a friendly muslim man enquires "Too Hot? Come on in - the water is fine."
Love Conquers Hate - Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs  CC BY-NC-ND
Love Conquers Hate - Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs CC BY-NC-ND
A white supremacist gunman labelled 'Hate' flees from huge bouquets of flowers symbolising love and sympathy for his victims in Christchurch.
Shane Jones on the table
Shane Jones on the table
"Please do not let my presence in the room influence your decision whatever" says Shane Jones standing on the table in from of surprise cabinet ministers.
Terrorist OE
Terrorist OE
New Zealand man wishes to to hitchhike and return home wearing a backpack labelled 'London Paris Rome Hell'
Zipper Option
Zipper Option
"This is the cheapest option in our range" says the shopkeeper offering a range of privacy enhancing technology, to a man with a zip over his mouth.
Rental Houses Of Horror
Rental Houses Of Horror
Rental houses of Horror - one for renters another for landlords highlighting the extreme rhetoric.
Shark Playthings
Shark Playthings
"In no way have we been captured by anybody" claims Shane Jones as he is tossed around as a plaything for a great white shark labelled 'Fishing Interests'.
Tough Journalism
Tough Journalism
"Terrible how there's no tough journalism holding power to account anymore - Where did you read that? On Facebook" say people on their mobile devices as in the background journalists depart a newspaper leave to work in public relations...press,.investigation,.social,.media,.digital,.layoffs,.Facebook,.devices,.public,.relations,.economy,.4thestate,
Denialist Dodo
Denialist Dodo
'Critically Endangered Species: The Denialist Bird' Help save this rare bird - forgive generously - an elderely armchair warrior squawks and snorts in reaction to the headline on his computer screen - IPCC - global warming worse to come as the environment dries out.
Flooded World
Flooded World
'In the Year 2060' Many houses are sitting on poles in a flooded area while a woman says to a grumpy-faced man "Well at least we kept taxes low."..global,warming,AGW,taxes,economy,environment,poverty,
Dialogo di Galileo p3
Dialogo di Galileo p3
Comic strip about global warming denialists who believe they are modern day geniuses.
Dialogo di Galileo p2
Dialogo di Galileo p2
Comic strip about global warming denialists who believe they are modern day geniuses.
Dialogo di Galileo p1
Dialogo di Galileo p1
Comic strip about global warming denialists who believe they are modern day geniuses.
Tech Giant Shakedown
Tech Giant Shakedown
Tech Giant mugger shakes down a kiwi bird ( NZ) of his loose change - while Kiwi says "Ok- I'm gonna get tough on you- You're only going to keep 98% of your profits."
Warm Patch
Warm Patch
Caption - West Coast Regional council claims science on global warming not settled - news -"The sea temperature always has these warm patches" says on of a group of suited white men standing in yellow stained seawater.
Castle Keypad Code
Castle Keypad Code
Castle is being stormed by an medieval army while one soldier tries to tap in a key code next to a door. A voice from inside says "Stop trying to guess our password."
Bloody Tourists
Bloody Tourists
Kiwi bloke picnics among pollution at beach: "Bloody tourists coming over here trashing the place taking our jobs..."
Housing Crisis Ship
Housing Crisis Ship
Opposition leader Simon Bridges - having already abandoned ship - calls to the Coalition crew " Hey Government - why haven't you turned the ship around already?"
Blue-green SUV
Blue-green SUV
A dirty SUV polluting the air is labelled 'economy' while a bearded man labelled 'Blue-Green' has placed a new wheel cover labelled ' I love (heart-symbol) trees - indicating lip-service to green issues..
The Big Chuck-out
The Big Chuck-out
Home handyman outside a full garage with a small box of junk says to female "It's a big chuck out - I had to be quite ruthless."
Fireman's Newsletter
Fireman's Newsletter
Cartoon
Chickens Coming Home To Roost
Chickens Coming Home To Roost
Policy chickens are coming home to roost in their house labelled '2019'. while politicians sweat in trepidation.
House Moving Goes Wrong
House Moving Goes Wrong
House-moving truck loses it's load labelled 'National Housing Policies'
Freedom Camper Cow
Freedom Camper Cow
A cow wearing a hoodie takes a dump in the street near a camper van. Refers to tourists doing the same in the countryside and scenic spots.
Tightrope Walkers
Tightrope Walkers
Minister Winston Peters and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern walk a tightrope over a trade war between President Xia and President Trump.
Growth Fund Mulcher
Growth Fund Mulcher
Shane Jones says "I'm merely preparing the ground with taxpayer dollars" as he feeds dollars into a mulching machine which sprays the mulch onto a neglected wasteland situated in Northland, New Zealand.
Bank Fat Cat Evades The Posse
Bank Fat Cat Evades The Posse
A well-dressed bank fat-cat on a horse laden with fat profits bags away from a western bank avoids the notice a Lynch mob posse who on the hunt for welfare benficiaries "Quick - catch the villains getting free rides on the coach with borrowed gold cards."
Inequality Waterslide in New Zealand
Inequality Waterslide in New Zealand
The longest trickle-down slide in NZ - cartoon shows the scary ride of inequality faced by New Zealanders since the 1980s. Refers to news of the world's longest slide being built in West Auckland.

New Zealand version of the cartoon.

Oxfam report - Huge wealth gap in New Zealand where richest 1% own 28% of wealth. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11979151
Worlds Longest Waterslide
Worlds Longest Waterslide
Title: 'World's longest trickle-down slide in NZ' - cartoon shows the scary ride of inequality faced by westerners since the 1980s. Also refers to news of the world's longest slide being built in West Auckland, New Zealand. International version of the cartoon.
Jami-Lee Ross Walks The Plank
Jami-Lee Ross Walks The Plank
"Never bag the bagman Simon" says Jami-Lee Ross as he walks the plank and throws the match that blows up the National Party ship - throwing the head of Simon Bridges into the air while claiming "I did nothing wrong"
Safe At Home
Safe At Home
"At least you know they're safe at home" comments one mother to another while kids in the next room are on a computer about to give away security details to a phishing website.