Aislin, also known as Terry Mosher, is a renowned Canadian editorial cartoonist and author. Born in Ottawa, Ontario, in 1942, Aislin began his career in the late 1960s and has since become one of Canada’s most influential political cartoonists. He is particularly known for his satirical and incisive caricatures that often comment on social and political issues.

Aislin’s work is characterized by his sharp wit, keen observation, and ability to capture the essence of his subjects with just a few strokes of his pen. His cartoons have been published in numerous newspapers and magazines, including The Gazette, Maclean’s, and The Toronto Star. Aislin has received several prestigious awards for his contributions to Canadian journalism and cartooning, including the National Newspaper Award and the Order of Canada.

One of Aislin’s notable works is the book “1973: Aislin 73: 150 Caricatures.” Published in 1973, this book features a collection of 150 of his caricatures, showcasing his talent for capturing the likeness and personality of various public figures, politicians, and celebrities. Through his artwork, Aislin provides a unique and thought-provoking perspective on the events and individuals that shaped Canadian society during that time.

Aislin’s work has had a significant impact on the field of editorial cartooning in Canada. His ability to blend humor, satire, and social commentary has made him a beloved and respected figure in the world of political cartooning, and his contributions continue to inspire and entertain readers to this day.

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