Krokodil magazine was an illustrated Soviet satirical journal, published in the USSR between 1922 and 1991. This blog is related to my PhD project. I am interested in political cartoons and caricature, and satirical journals in general, but specifically the operation of the medium in the Soviet context. I investigate Krokodil in relation to theories of carnival, transmediality and performativity.
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Soviet cartoonist Борис Ефимов
Here is a link to an article by film director Kevin McNeer, about his documentary 'Stalin Thought of You'. His film features the life and career of the USSR's pre-eminent cartoonist Boris Efimov. Soviet cartoonist Boris Efimov