Phil Disley fills some pretty big shoes!

Top caricaturist Phil Disley was given a pretty huge task just before Xmas – To stand in for cartoon legend Steve Bell at The Guardian! For those of you that don’t know, Steve Bell is a real cartoon heavyweight in the UK and has been illustrating for The Guardian for over thirty years.

How did Phil cope? Judge for yourselves….

Would-you-Adam-and-Eve-it!s
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The English New Years tradition of opening your door at midnight to a tall dark stranger bearing salt, bread and coal takes on a whole new meaning with an election looming!
The English New Years tradition of opening your door at midnight to a tall dark stranger bearing salt, bread and coal takes on a whole new meaning with an election looming!
Peter Moore, one of five abducted from Iraq in 2007 by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard is released.
Peter Moore, one of five abducted from Iraq in 2007 by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard is released. The others weren't so lucky.

And as if that wasn’t enough, Phil somehow found time to illustrate the cover of ┬áNature Magazine . The subject being the build up to the Copenhagen Climate Summit and trying to find a road map for all nations to follow. And we all know how successful they were at that which makes Phil’s handiwork all the more relevant.

The Copenhagen Climate Summit - Finding a road map for all nations to follow.
The Copenhagen Climate Summit - Finding a road map for all nations to follow.

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