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March 20, 2017

John Tomac's illustration for TIME Magazine accompanied an article explaining why an interest rate hike is an indicator of a healthy economy. Low rates and quantitative easing combine to make the doctor treating a patient. Interest rate hikes are the patient paying the bill (even if he's not 100% healed.) (more)

March 15, 2017

John Tomac's illustration for the Weider History Group’s Fire for Effect Column takes its title and inspiration from the Buffalo Springfield classic protest song, “For What It’s Worth.” (more)

March 14, 2017

John Tomac illustrated a series of three Snapchat filters for fast food retailer Jack-in-the-Box. And you thought Snapchat didn’t know how to make money… (more)

February 3, 2017

John Tomac’s first cover illustration for The New Yorker is a bittersweet achievement:  “Under more ordinary circumstances, the cover of our Anniversary Issue, marking ninety-two years, would feature some version of Rea Irvin’s classic image of the monocled dandy Eustace Tilley. This year, as a response to the opening weeks of the Trump Administration, particularly the executive order on immigration, we feature John W. Tomac’s dark, unwelcoming image, “Liberty’s Flameout.” (more)

January 4, 2017

Theispot is proud to host a wide selection of top editorial talent.  These artists have worked for virtually every magazine and newspaper in the US, as well as internationally.  We’ve chosen just a few ‘best of the best’ to represent this section.  Explore each of these featured Editorial illustrations in depth by clicking on the links below. (more)

December 13, 2016

John Tomac’s page one illustration The Boston Globe Business section accompanies a feature on the ramifications of health insurance being sold across state lines. (more)

December 6, 2016

John Tomac’s illustration for The Ringer accompanied an article about The Village Voice Backpage classifieds which is, in essence, an escort advertising network nestled in a Craigslist knockoff.  Is it constitutionally protected journalism, too? (more)

November 30, 2016

John Tomac’s illustration for the American Planning Association’s Planning Magazine examines the problem of paving over grand public parks in order to provide parking for adjacent zoos. The article looks at ways parks and zoos can tame the beast of parking in our parks. (more)

November 14, 2016

John Tomac’s adventurous illustration takes us over the Brooklyn Bridge and through lower Manhattan to parts unknown! (more)

November 8, 2016

John Tomac’s illustration for the University of Chicago magazine comments on the scattershot approach Americans sometimes takes to their civic responsibility. (more)