happiest with a pencil in his hand, Malcolm Evans has been a
professional cartoonist since the 60s. Approaching that milestone
himself now, he tells everyone he's twenty eight and often behaves
like someone half that age.
first cartooning for the Bay of Plenty Times in his hometown
of Tauranga where he had started work in the advertising department,
Evans worked as a cartoonist in England before joining the New
Zealand Herald in 1970. After succeeding Sir Gordon Minnhinnick
in 1976, Evans left the Herald in 1978 and returned to the advertising
industry, but continued to supply his popular Edna cartoons to
rural papers in New Zealand and in Australia.
publishing eight volumes of Edna books Malcolm Evans returned
to full time cartooning with the New Zealand Herald in 1996 and
was judged NZ cartoonist of the year in 1999.
Rights Reserved Malcolm Evans 2002-2005