John Jonik is a magazine and political cartoonist living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His magazine work has appeared over the years in The New York Times, National Lampoon, Audubon, The New Yorker, Playboy, Cosmopolitan, the Readers' Digest and Mad Magazine. His political work has appeared in Z Magazine, Earth First! Journal, The Ecologist, Funny Times and many small activist publications. Jonik began doing political cartoons on January 17, 1991 -- the day George H. W. Bush started bombing Iraq.