Humor and Cartoons

Caricatures, cartoons and other funny stuff relating to art, comics and fantasy. From funny zombies and dark humor to caricatures and vampire jokes, IMPACT Books has a healthy sense of humor. We’ve got the best caricaturists and cartoonists to help you learn how to draw funny faces, matching heads to bodies (though sometimes it’s more fun not to match!) and hilarious caricatures of friends and family. And we’ll remind you of the best days to celebrate our love of all things sci-fi, fantasy, and comic. So grab your towels on Towel Day, learn to talk like a pirate, and May the Fourth be with you!

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Artist Brings Color Into NYC With Monster Doodles

A lot of people have a boring daily commute to work. Some people read, some check their phones. Artist Ben Rubin kills the time by drawing monster doodles that interact with the people and scenes around him. The doodles are created by combining photos and his drawings with the help of a drawing app...

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How to Draw Cartoon Monsters with Monster Factory!

Learn how to draw cartoon monsters of all kinds with the fun and easy-to-follow art and instruction in Monster Factory by Ernie Harker! Including art by Scott Jarrard and Ken Chandler, this book is full of every kind of cartoon monsters. We’ve got robots. We’ve got aliens. We’ve got cute monsters, playful monsters, scary...

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Cartoon Fun Kit With Barbara Eden and Steve Barr

Barbara Eden + Cartoon Fun Kit = FUN! None other than I Dream of Jeannie star, Barbara Eden, shared the spotlight with one of our very own IMPACT authors, Steve Barr! Artist of Draw Awesome Animals and Draw Crazy Creatures, Steve has created his very own Cartoon Fun Kit (featured above) which even magical...

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Grim Reaper’s Work Goes Awry in Funny Animated Short

Being the Grim Reaper isn’t always an easy job. This particular Grim Reaper is known as Dji and he seems to be quite unlucky. The following short, Dji. Death Fails was directed by Dmitri Voloshin at the animation studio Simpals. There’s no dialogue but the music perfectly articulates what’s going on. The animation is so...

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Funny Movie Titles Created by Removing One Letter

There’s been a running thread on Reddit where users have removed one letter from famous movie titles to change it into an entirely new movie. That one simple change creates a lengthy list of funny movie titles. This trend jumped over to Twitter as well with the hashtag #FilmsWithOneLetterMissing. Artist Austin Light participated in...

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Manga Monday: Liar Lily Getting an Anime Adaptation

Amazon Japan’s latest listing in Margaret Comics News has announced that the green-light has been given for an anime adaption of Liar Lily by Ayumi Komura. The popular shojo manga, otherwise known as Usotsuki Lily, is a slapstick romantic comedy that centers around a high school love story. The main character, Hinata Saotome, is...

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Happy National Humor Month!

WARNING: This IMPACT site is a humor loving zone, please prepare to smile! With the first day of the month being April Fool’s Day, it’s no wonder April is recognized as National Humor Month! We, at IMPACT, love a good laugh and firmly believe in the age old myth that laughter is infectious. So...

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Beach Art: Rakes, Sand & Waves

Most artists slave away for hours, days, even weeks – knowing that their creative expressions will live on for years to come. But artist Andres Amador works tirelessly to transform amazing all-natural canvases into stunningly beautiful works of art, only to have them disappear within days, hours and sometimes even minutes after being created....

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Free IMPACT Book Giveaway on Twitter

Do you have a Twitter account? Do you plan on getting one? Well maybe you should because… If you check us out @IMPACTbooks, you just might win a FREE book from our fantasy, sci-fi, comic or manga lines! All you have to do if follow us to be entered into a FREE, no-strings attached,...

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The Average Life of a Stormtrooper

Artist Zahir Batin sure knows how to pack a big punch with nothing more than a few miniature figurines and his mad photography skills – but that’s more than enough. Zahir’s latest epic translation of the Star Wars universe leaves nothing to be desired as each series of images overflows with sincere, somewhat poetic...