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Steve Sack

Editorial Cartoonist | Opinion
Phone: 612-673-4427

Steve Sack has been editorial cartoonist for the Minneapolis Star Tribune since 1981. He has won virtually every award in his field, including the Pulitzer Prize in 2013. He was also a Pulitzer Finalist in 2004, 2016, and 2017.


Before joining the Star Tribune, Sack was an editorial cartoonist for three years with the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. He began his cartooning career on the student newspaper at the University of Minnesota. In his spare time, Sack paints and sculpts. He and his wife Beth live in Bloomington.
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The Star Tribune’s Steve Sack, who recently announced his retirement, drew this cartoon after the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School

Sack cartoon: Mass shootings

The Star Tribune's Steve Sack, who recently announced his retirement, drew this cartoon after the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. We offer it again following the events Tuesday in Uvalde, Texas.
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From Steve Sack: Thank you, and farewell

It's been a wonderful 42 years at the Star Tribune.
Sack cartoon: Putin's fans ...

Sack cartoon: Putin's fans ...

Sack cartoon: New COVID variants are ready to take the stage

Sack cartoon: New COVID variants are ready to take the stage

Sack cartoon: Putin can't have just one ...

Sack cartoon: Putin can't have just one ...

Sack cartoon: Putin's personal adviser

Sack cartoon: Putin's personal adviser

Sack cartoon: The kids have a reading problem

Sack cartoon: The kids have a reading problem

Sack cartoon: Freedom (to infect)

Sack cartoon: Freedom (to infect)

Sack cartoon: "Don't provoke me"

Sack cartoon: "Don't provoke me"

Sack cartoon: That's why it takes 15 flushes ...

Sack cartoon: That's why it takes 15 flushes ...

Sack cartoon: Spot the difference

Sack cartoon: Spot the difference

Sack cartoon: "Legitimate political discourse"

Sack cartoon: "Legitimate political discourse"

Sack cartoon: See Spotify run

Sack cartoon: See Spotify run

Sack cartoon: Costs of the Southwest light rail

Sack cartoon: Costs of the Southwest light rail

Sack cartoon: Biden cancels Twin Metals leases

Sack cartoon: Biden cancels Twin Metals leases

Sack cartoon: McConnell is ready to sweet-talk Manchin

Sack cartoon: McConnell is ready to sweet-talk Manchin

Sack cartoon: Neighborhood crime watch

Sack cartoon: Neighborhood crime watch

Sack cartoon: The princess and the toad

Sack cartoon: The princess and the toad

Sack cartoon: Hennepin County Sheriff's parking

Sack cartoon: Hennepin County Sheriff's parking

Sack cartoon: Voting speed bumps

Sack cartoon: Voting speed bumps

Sack cartoon: Keep the piece

Sack cartoon: Keep the piece

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Sack cartoon: Every hour in America ...

Sack cartoon: The COVID testing mess

Sack cartoon: The COVID testing mess

Sack cartoon: Drinkin' the Kool-Aid

Sack cartoon: Drinkin' the Kool-Aid

Sack cartoon: Your flight may depart in ...

Sack cartoon: Your flight may depart in ...

Sack cartoon: Heads in the sand ...

Sack cartoon: Heads in the sand ...

Sack cartoon: A guide to the Jan. 6 insurrection

Sack cartoon: A guide to the Jan. 6 insurrection

The best of Steve Sack's cartoons in 2021

The best of Steve Sack's cartoons in 2021

The George Floyd trial, the vaccines, the new president, the old president and more.
Sack cartoon: Wise men order ahead

Sack cartoon: Wise men order ahead

Sack cartoon: Supreme Court takes a ride

Sack cartoon: Supreme Court takes a ride

Sack cartoon: Presidential approval ratings

Sack cartoon: Presidential approval ratings

Sack cartoon: Special delivery

Sack cartoon: Special delivery

Sack cartoon: Forget report cards ...

Sack cartoon: Forget report cards ...

Sack cartoon: Property of the U.S. government

Sack cartoon: Property of the U.S. government

Sack cartoon: This mess is so big and so deep and so tall ...

Sack cartoon: This mess is so big and so deep and so tall ...

Sack cartoon: Variants catching up

Sack cartoon: Variants catching up

Sack cartoon: Bannon on repeat

Sack cartoon: Bannon on repeat

Sack cartoon: Consequences for Jake Angeli

Sack cartoon: Consequences for Jake Angeli

Sack cartoon: Taking out the slug

Sack cartoon: Taking out the slug

Sack cartoon: Would you like a greenwash?

Sack cartoon: Would you like a greenwash?

Sack cartoon: Complaints on the infrastructure bill

Sack cartoon: Complaints on the infrastructure bill

Sack cartoon: Aaron Rodgers and misinformation

Sack cartoon: Aaron Rodgers and misinformation

Sack cartoon: The infrastructure bill

Sack cartoon: The infrastructure bill

Sack cartoon: Minneapolis charter question

Sack cartoon: Minneapolis charter question

Sack cartoon: Spinning hate into gold

Sack cartoon: Spinning hate into gold

Sack cartoon: A different kind of inoculation

Sack cartoon: A different kind of inoculation

Sack cartoon: The labor market

Sack cartoon: The labor market

Sack cartoon: Traffic jam

Sack cartoon: Traffic jam

Sack cartoon: Who are you gonna call?

Sack cartoon: Who are you gonna call?

Sack cartoon: Everybody ready?

Sack cartoon: Everybody ready?

Sack cartoon: Take a number

Sack cartoon: Take a number

Sack cartoon: Broken ...

Sack cartoon: Broken ...

Sack cartoon: A bit sour ...

Sack cartoon: A bit sour ...

Sack cartoon: Over the edge on climate change

Sack cartoon: Over the edge on climate change

Sack cartoon: Join, or die

Sack cartoon: Join, or die

Sack cartoon: Booster vaccine guidance

Sack cartoon: Booster vaccine guidance

Sack cartoon: The other epidemic

Sack cartoon: The other epidemic

Sack cartoon: In case of emergency ...

Sack cartoon: In case of emergency ...

Sack cartoon: Maybe we need a new strategy

Sack cartoon: Maybe we need a new strategy

Sack cartoon: Zombie on the hunt

Sack cartoon: Zombie on the hunt

Sack cartoon: Trump sees the results

Sack cartoon: Trump sees the results

Sack cartoon: The rush for ivermectin

Sack cartoon: The rush for ivermectin

Sack cartoon: Manchin on the Biden agenda

Sack cartoon: Manchin on the Biden agenda

Sack cartoon: A country united?

Sack cartoon: A country united?

Sack cartoon: Magic 8 ballot

Sack cartoon: Magic 8 ballot

Sack cartoon: COVID calls in

Sack cartoon: COVID calls in

Sack cartoon: Voter suppression

Sack cartoon: Voter suppression

Sack cartoon: Texas' abortion legislation

Sack cartoon: Texas' abortion legislation

Sack cartoon: The last plane out

Sack cartoon: The last plane out

Sack cartoon: Politics and Afghanistan

Sack cartoon: Politics and Afghanistan

Sack cartoon: False COVID cures

Sack cartoon: False COVID cures

Sack cartoon: Afghanistan plans

Sack cartoon: Afghanistan plans

Sack cartoon: Cards for the anti-vaxxers

Sack cartoon: Cards for the anti-vaxxers

Sack cartoon: The Great Minnesota Infect-Together

Sack cartoon: The Great Minnesota Infect-Together

Sack cartoon: Afghanistan

Sack cartoon: Afghanistan