About Joe

Bio reposted from the launch of the Greenpeace film, “OUR VOICES ARE VITAL” 

Joe-Mohr Greenpeace

Joe Mohr is a political cartoonist who has made climate change and environmental cartoons for Greenpeace since 2011.

“There have been cartoonists jailed all over the world for being critical of leaders in countries without safeguards for free, critical speech. Images are powerful. Free speech is powerful. The combination can spread messages … around the world in minutes. It’s exciting to me; scary to fascist leaders.”

Joe also writes poems and songs for children, which you can check out at Robot+Bike.

ABOUT BROSTER…AND JOE

BROSTER is brand new (March 2018)! Joe is excited to share this weekly single-panel cartoon with you. He hopes Broster speaks to anyone currently a part of a dynamic duo. Whether you’re a part of a brother-sister/hubby-wife/parent-child or BFF duo, Broster is for you and yours.

Joe has been creating environmentally-themed cartoons since 2007 for Yes! Magazine, Greenpeace, Cartoon Movement, Center for Media and Democracy, Defending Dissent, PBS’s Urban Conversion, and many more.

Joe’s first children’s book, ROBOT+BIKE=KITTEN came out in May, 2013. Buy your copy here. This book spawned the Children’s Music band Robot+Bike. Check out their first, self-titled EP here.

Joe has also created a variety of logos, CD and T-shirt designs, and children’s book illustrations. He writes and illustrates poetry for kids at JoeMohr.com, and is a happy hubby, daddy, bike lover, doodler/writer/painter, hobby beekeeper, traveler, woodworker, and above-average green bean grower.

Follow Joe’s Cartoon updates on twitter at @JoeMohrToons and facebook.
Contact Joe at poemsofJoeMs (at) yahoo (dot) com

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26 thoughts on “About Joe

  1. Joe,

    Are any of your environmentally-themed cartoons (for adults) covered under a creative commons license? I would like to mount a couple of your cartoons (with proper attribution) at an alternative energy website.

  2. Thanks for your wonderful cartoons. I have given you a shout out today on Conserve School’s Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/ConserveSchool.

    I saw your work included in a presentation by Michelle Bouchard, the president of HealthCorps, at the 1st Annual Green Schools Conference in Minneapolis today and I was glad that I was able to find more of your work online.

    Thanks again for providing some educational chuckles,

    Stefan Anderson
    Head of School, Conserve School

    1. Thanks for seeking me out Stefan! As a former special education and 3rd grade teacher (10 years) and a lifelong environmentalist (35 years) I am happy to be a part of Michelle’s presentation.
      I looked up your school as well–it looks terrific. I went to college at Winona State and spent many summers in 3 Lakes WI at a friend’s summer home–beautiful country!
      Keep up the great work, Stefan!
      Best,
      Joe Mohr

  3. Good grief!! Has it been nearly 2 years since I found my way back here!!! Damn those tricky interwebs…

    Well…I still love your work! I still think it’s smart and funny…and I’ll never ever lose you again!!
    =D

  4. Hey Mr. Mohr!

    I love your green cartoons. Is it okay with you if I use some in my essay? Proper credit will be given. Thanks!

    Gracelyn

  5. Dear Joe Mohr,

    Editions Hatier, a French textbook publisher, is preparing an English learning textbook for pupil entitled ” Welcome 4e “.
    In respect of the above project, we will be very grateful to receive your authorization in order to reproduce your poem “Have a ball” : http://www.wellsphere.com/parenting-article/earth-day-poem/1085527

    Information regarding our project ” Welcome 4e ” :
    Publisher: Editions HATIER
    Territory needed: France
    Print run/circulation: 11 000
    Price: 18.40€
    Publication Date: June 2013
    Number of pages of our book: 192 p.
    We will also propose an e-book version

    We are looking forward to receiving your permission to reproduce, together with the following information:
    – Copyright &/or Credit Line applying
    – Required Fees, if any,

    Best regards,

    Andréa FREIRE
    LES EDITIONS HATIER
    8 rue d’Assas
    75 006 PARIS
    FRANCE

    1. I’ve since done a better version of the poem and have a larger copy that may work better for the text book. It will also be in my book of poetry for children (coming out this Spring/Summer). Send me your email and I’ll email you the better version. All I’d ask for is a credit line highlighting the upcoming book.
      Merci,
      Joe

  6. Hi Joe! love you work, I just recently discovered it! I came across one of your comics “our solar system, 2100” and i’d really like to use it for a blog post for one of my classes about the use of pesticides and their effects on bees, let me know!

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