how to write cartoon gags

How To Come Up With Funny Cartoon Ideas

Years ago, Cartoonists' Exchange, a correspondence course for cartoonists, had a device they called a Laugh Finder. I have created an online gag writing tool, which roughly follows their example. This gagwriting tool is helpful in trying to stimulate your imagination and I invite you to try it.

Shown below are two videos I produced which provide some common formulas for gagwriting. I hope cartoonists will find these helpful.