I am a cartoon illustrator, living and working in Cape Town, South Africa.

I draw and illustrate cartoons for all types of media, from comic strips, corporate and commercial cartoons to children's book.
I am also the co-creator of the syndicated comic strips Mama Taxi, Treknet, Koos, Ripples and Brak, which are published in various newspapers and magazines throughout South Africa, Namibia and the USA.
You can following me on Facebook at Gavin Thomson Cartoons and Illustrations (or click on the picture below right) or on Instagram at Gavin Thomson Cartoonist for more regular updates.

If there is anything you would like to buy, almost everything is for sale, just contact me via my email to discuss and confirm availability.

Thank you for your support. Gavin






26 Jun 2014

Hasta la Taxi.....I'll be in the back...



A Cape Town Taxi organisation went on strike this week demanding better protection for their driver and passengers. Here's a thought....30 years since the release of the first Terminator movies, maybe old Arnold can help out.
People's Post 26th June 2014

13 Jun 2014


Today's Ripples cartoon for Dockwalk magazine.
For more Ripples strips check out http://www.dockwalk.com/Essentials/Ripples.aspx

11 Jun 2014


It's turns out, we South Africans like talking about the weather more than we do crime or Jacob Zuma....
For more Mama Taxi strips, go to www.mamataxi.co.za or like us on on Facebook.

5 Jun 2014

People's Post cartoon


Sanral evicts shack dwellers in Cape Town

Hundreds of families were evicted form their homes in the Lwandle informal settlement in Strand, in one of the wettest weeks this year.The residents had been occupying private land earmarked for a special project along the N2.

4 Jun 2014


Free the Fetus artwork for Medical doctor and comedian Scott Allen's latest comedy show at The National Arts Festival in July. www.scottallencomedy.com