South African cartoonist John Curtis is honoring Nelson Mandela by collecting political cartoons that tell his story. But telling Mandela's story in cartoons is difficult — since South Africa banned any quotes or images of him, including cartoons, for many years, and few knew what he looked like during his 27 years in prison.
Boston is hosting one of the largest anime conventions in the country this weekend. Anchor Marco Werman meets author Ian Condry to talk about his new book, "The Soul of Anime" and get a guided tour of the Anime Boston convention.
If you're mad about something on TV, in a magazine or even a radio program like The World, you can write to us. But if you're the subject of a political cartoon or caricature and you disagree with it, what do you do?
People around the globe have seen the heart-breaking images from the scene of the garment factory collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh. But Syed Rashad Imam Tanmoy, a cartoonist for The Dhaka Tribune, says it's gut-wrenching to see it up close.
Madonna has announced plans to auction off a masterpiece painting "Three Women at the Red Table" that she's owned for over 20 years. She says she's doing it to raise money to support girls' education in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Thirty billion dollars is what the global market for online clothing sales is worth. Still, a only a small percentage of clothing sales is via the Internet. One Estonian start-up wants to change that with the help of robots. Clark Boyd reports.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Bill Atwell, manager of a Goodwill thrift store in Colorado, who is planning to auction a donated lithograph that may or may not have artist Salvador Dali's signature on it.
A new documentary The Desert of Forbidden Art directed by Tchavdar Georgiev and Amanda Pope, tells the story of an art museum in Uzbekistan filled with supressed art from the former Soviet Union. An American curator, Jane Sharp, remembers her first visit.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with South African satirist and political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, known as Zapiro, about a controversial "Protection of State Information Bill" which the South African parliament passed yesterday.
Near Gorky Park, lies a grassy area full of statues of former Soviet leaders. After the fall of Communism, they're propped up again for all to see without explanations of their crimes. Jessica Golloher has the details from Moscow.
In Japan, obsessive collectors of comic books and anime have a name -- Otaku. Their lifelong devotion to their collections can result in some startling life changes in the fictional worlds they inhabit.
Cartoonist Matt Bors is editing a comic strip about life in Haiti since the earthquake. It's drawn by a Haitian cartoonist and written by a Haitian reporter, both based in Port au Prince. The first installment of the comic strip was published Thursday.