"My name is Jerm and I am South Africa’s 39th best cartoonist."
So claims JERM (JEREMY NELL), one of the most exciting new talents on the South African cartooning scene. In…>
Mandela Press Frenzy - Speculation at the Graveside
THE WORLD'S PRESS flocked (like vultures, some would say) to report on news of the planet's favourite statesman's health. But poor communications from the government, the ANC, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and his family resulted in a frenzy of speculation.
Here, JERM reflects the situation as he saw it. The graveside image was deemed insensitive by his editors, and so he altered the cartoon (see next cartoon by Jerm for the edited version).