Cartoonbank.com Introduces Major Destination Site for Cartoon Humor

Site offers the largest archive of New Yorker cartoons and largestsearchable cartoon database on the Web
Cartoon lovers can now search, send, personalize, and purchase the very best The New Yorker has to offer--and they can now do it all online, thanks to the relaunch of www.cartoonbank.com.

Much better than a waiting room full of magazines, the site is the first of its kind enabling professionals and consumers to buy or license New Yorker cartoons, as well as to purchase other cartoon-related products. The site allows users to search among over 20,000 cartoons with just a click of a button.

Designed to service businesses and consumers, the site features full e-commerce capability, a desktop cartoon 'channel,' a monthly cartoon caption contest, an original art gallery, electronic greeting cards, customizable 'vanity' cartoons, and also offers users the ability to purchase matted or framed prints of any of the 20,000 cartoons in the online database.

The Cartoonbank.com site provides information on how corporations can use cartoons to improve their marketing communications--whether offline or online. Cartoons are already used extensively in such media as textbooks, brochures, magazines, and newsletters. Now major companies such as E-Greetings, Barnes & Noble.com, and Corbis Bizpresenter.com are turning to Cartoonbank.com to license cartoons for cartoon-of-the day programs, electronic greeting cards, presentations, and a variety of other uses.

THE NEW SITE FEATURES:

Cartoon Licensing - for periodicals, brochures, web sites, and presentations
Free E-Cards
Vanity Cartoons - put your friends, your colleagues, even yourself right into a cartoon's caption, frame it or mail it as an e-card.
Caption Contest - Monthly posting of a new cartoon without a caption - enter your own caption and a contest to win prizes including gift certificates and T-shirts
Cartoonists on Cartooning - Lee Lorenz on the history of New Yorker cartoons


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