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Welcome to the official Web site of Leigh Rubin's Rubes® Cartoons. This year, Rubes celebrates its 40th anniversary! Rubes is syndicated in more than 400 media outlets worldwide and is distributed internationally by Creators Syndicate.

In the fall of of 2018 Leigh received the honor of being named the first-ever Cartoonist-in-Residence at the prestigious Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York.

In addition to print, Rubes® also has appeared in advertising, on television and the big screen. For more information, see our news page or our store to purchase any of the cartoon collections. You can also sign up for our newsletter.

So what does Sit-Down Comedian Leigh Rubin do when he's not chained to his drawing table? Why, he's probably out gallivanting about, all over the country, at one his many funny and entertaining speaking events!


Think Like a Cartoonist

A Celebration of Humor and Creativity
think like a cartoonist
Discover some of the brilliant and often funny ways people from all walks of life have successfully tapped into their inner genius—portrayed through a collection of essays accompanied by whimsical Rubes® cartoons. May their stories inspire you to Think Like a Cartoonist! You can buy this book from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and RIT Press.,


Check out our new gift and home decor products

We are now offering great gifts and home decor with Rubes® Cartoons printed on fleece blankets, aprons, pillows, infant onesies, backpacks, athletic joggers and sneakers, plastic tumblers and metal signs.

Order the gift and home decor products here:

Announcing a brand new line of Rubes® greeting cards!

Dozens of cards to select from! Old and new classic Rubes® cards for many occasions! greeting cards
Click to order your favorite Greeting Cards here

Twisted Pop Culture

New hardcover coffee table book showcases Rubes Pop Culture cartoons!

Twisted Pop Culture Book of cartoons

McClatchy Newspapers, Pediment Publishing and Rubes® cartoonist Leigh Rubin have teamed up to bring you an all-new hardcover book, Rubes® Twisted Pop Culture.

This 160-page book features more than 300 full-color cartoons hand-selected by Leigh specifically for this project.

Don't miss your chance to get Leigh's hilarious and uniquely twisted take on pop culture. Perfect for your coffee table or as a memorable gift.

To order your copy of Rubes® Twisted Pop Culture click here