A cartoon is a sketch or drawing in media often with a comment underneath. It is funny and often a criticism in itself. These are usually humorous, as in a newspaper or periodical, symbolizing, satirizing, or caricaturing some action, subject, or person of popular interest. Origin of this words dates back to 1665–75.
A ((Cartoonist)) observes people and objects and then uses his creative faculty to make a statement or criticism in dots and lines.
History of cartoons
History of cartoons dates back to 15th century when they were used by fresco painters and stained-glass artists.
Cartoons in the Fine Arts
Cartoons in Journalism