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






25 Jul 2014





Here's a selection of Mama Taxi strips from this week. 
To see more, 'like' our Mama Taxi Facebook page or go to www.mamataxi.co.za 

24 Jul 2014



Ever wondered why we haven't been able to find any signs of life out there? 
Perhaps we should start at home.....
Today's People's Post cartoon.

17 Jul 2014


Today's People's Post cartoon inspired by the amazing work going on in Pelican Park this week. A collaboration between the City of Cape Town, Habitat for Humanity and Power Construction, the goal: to build at least 67 houses in one week ahead of Nelson Mandela International Day on Friday.

10 Jul 2014



Whatever blows your 'herr' back. Germany blast their way "straight" into the final. 
After last nights contrasting game between Argentina and the Netherlands, it could go either way....
(A Brazilian Blowout is a hair straightening treatment which can last 10-12 weeks
This weeks People's Post editorial cartoon

3 Jul 2014



Today's People's Post cartoon.
Difficult to find a new angle (literally) for another cartoon on strikes. At the time, Eskom barred Numsa (National Union of Metalworkers) members from striking, although the strike could still have a knock on effect and lead to more rolling blackouts for the country in the future.

South Africa's petrol price went up by 29c and 31c yesterday. I could have filled the tank a few times on this when my Beetle was new in 1972.

For more Treknet strips, click on the link on the right to view the Facebook page