January 18, 2015
Mallard Fillmore Watch

mallard fillmore 1/15/2015
January 15, 2015

You know who the real victims are? You guessed it: white people.

November 18, 2014

Mallard Fillmore Watch

Mallard Fillmore 11/18/2014


Bruce Tinsley tried to pick a random, funny -teen number and ended up going with 14. Hmm…14 words… now where have I heard that before?

The Fourteen Words is a phrase used predominantly by white nationalists. It most commonly refers to a 14-word slogan: “We must secure the existence of our people and a future for White Children.[1] It can also refer to another 14-word slogan: “Because the beauty of the White Aryan woman must not perish from the earth.[2]

Don’t let this happen to you! Always stick with 17 when you need a random, funny number!

November 5, 2014

Mallard Fillmore Watch

Mallard Fillmore, 11/03/2014


In this searing indictment of the news media, a local reporter mistakes a young Orville Redenbaucher for a hipster

August 19, 2014

Mallard Fillmore Watch

Mallard Fillmore, 08/19/2014


Do they give out Pulitzers for headlines? Because that’s a shoo-in right there

May 29, 2014

Mallard Fillmore Watch

Mallard Fillmore, 05/29/2014


Mallard Fillmore has been doing a week’s worth of strips about hashtags, which is somehow lazier than the bumper stickers

May 21, 2014

Mallard Fillmore Watch

Mallard Fillmore, 05/21/2014


Turn your newspaper around, you big doofus! Apparently there’s a big story about it on the other side!

May 17, 2014

Mallard Fillmore Watch

Mallard Fillmore, 05/17/2014


SURGEON GENERAL’S WARNING: Exercising Your Constitutional Right To Participate in The Democratic Process And Determine Your Future Causes Lung Cancer, Heart Disease, And Emphysema. Voting By Pregnant Women May Result in Fetal Injury, Premature Birth, And Low Birth Weight.

February 19, 2014

Mallard Fillmore Watch

Mallard Fillmore, 02/19/2014


It’s always interesting to see which pundits Mallard Fillmore runs to the defense for. Today it’s Dinesh D’Souza, colonial apologist and bin Laden fan, whose only crime was massive illegal campaign contributions making fun of Obama’s ears, or something.

December 2, 2013

Bruce Tinsley Watch

I drew a caricature of my wife. Once. I thought it would be a cheap birthday present. Instead it was the most expensive birthday present ever. I’m still paying for it. I also learned that the appropriate response to “You made me look like a drowned rat” isn’t “No, that’s not the part that I did”.

Mallard Fillmore has had an actual website for the past two months and nobody told me???

November 12, 2013

Mallard Fillmore Watch

Oh good, Mallard Fillmore actually remembered Veteran’s Day this year:

Mallard Fillmore 11/11/2013

Please keep in mind that within the strip Bruce Tinsley is a separate, distinct entity from Mallard Fillmore, so try not to think about the gross implications of Mallard Fillmore having a human father.

September 25, 2013


Mallard Fillmore Watch

Mallard Fillmore 02/02/2013

  • Here is a story about how sequestration is harming public schools in poor areas.
  • Accusing your political opponents of wanting to kill the elderly is very uncivil and should be avoided.
  • Here is a list of Republicans who voted to cut billions of dollars from the food stamps program.
September 23, 2013

Mallard Fillmore Watch



Armed guards in schools: OK
Metal detectors in schools: NOT OK, WHAT IS THIS, SOME KIND OF A POLICE STATE????

May 12, 2013

Mallard Fillmore Watch



January 8, 2013

Mallard Fillmore Watch


An ally linked me to this strip and theorized Bruce Tinsley has never actually encountered a Twinkie in person. He just knows that they come individually wrapped.


Today’s strip adds more kindle to that theory. He appears to have done a little research on what the box looks like. But’s he’s has placed the Twinkie at the very bottom of the strip so you can only see part of it. Does Tinsley know what a Twinkie looks like? Evidence inconclusive…

BONUS MALLARD FILLMORE WATCH: I submitted a thing to the great comics tumblelog A Good Cartoon. Who knew Mallard was so progressive?

December 31, 2012

Mallard Fillmore Watch


Right on, Mallard! We don’t want any daytime tv viewers mucking things up for the rest of us! The gears of democracy are too sacred to be entrusted to people like th-



*record scratch*

June 27, 2012
Mallard Fillmore Watch

(source: DailyINK)

This is Chantel, Mallard Fillmore’s African-American co-worker and occasional love interest.

Mallard Fillmore 12/12/2012

Mallard Fillmore 03/22/2012


Mallard Fillmore 06/19/2012


Recently, she’s been depicted as having gray skin. It’s really weird and garish. I don’t know how long it’s been going on. It’s happened more than once, so it must be intentional and not a flub on the part of the colorist. President Obama, who’s literally the only other African-American person to appear in the strip this year, isn’t depicted with gray skin. It’s just her. The question is, why? Is it a Doug thing, where everybody’s random colors to illustrate that race doesn’t matter? If so, why does it only affect Chantel? Is her gray skin intended to be literal? Is her complexion being de-emphasized so readers won’t think she’s being used as a stand-in for all African-Americans? Why now, after 20 or so years? Is she now supposed to be “aracial,” with her pigmentation figuratively depicted as neutral so readers can decide her ethnic background for themselves?

Something to consider: the black-and-white version of the strip doesn’t use stippling to depict shades of gray like other comics do. There’s no clear indication that Chantel is a person of color. Since every character aside from Mallard (whose feathers are usually solid black in non-Sunday strips) is literally white, their “true” skin color is theoretically ambiguous. Might Chantel’s grayness be an attempt to preserve that sense of ambiguity in the transistion to color?

April 21, 2012
Mallard Fillmore Watch
Mallard Fillmore 4/19/2012

This is just… I can’t even… face melt… I can’t decide which aspect is worst:

  1. Mocking President Obama for offering his condolences to the parents of a murder victim
  2. Suggesting Obama is only “siding” with Trayvon Martin because he’s black
  3. Linking the shooting to the Palestine/Israel conflict because it wasn’t heated enough
  4. That this inflammatory piece of race-baiting appears on the comics page just a couple rows down from Garfield eating lasagna and Dolly mispronouncing spaghetti

Gotta give Bruce Tinsley some credit, though… he can say a lot in very few words. (via)