Mike Smith

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Editorial Cartoonist

Bio: Mike Smith has been the Las Vegas Sun’s editorial cartoonist since 1983. His work, which has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post, is nationally syndicated by King Features Syndicate.

Smith came to the Sun after graduating from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles with a bachelor’s degree in humanities. A NASCAR racing buff, Smith also draws a weekly auto-racing cartoon for The Sporting News and is the author of “Nuts for Racing,” a collection of these cartoons.

Smith was the 2011 winner of The Best of The West award for editorial cartooning.

Contact Mike: via e-mail or by phone at 702-259-4092.

Recent stories

Electric pace car: extension cord not included April 17, 2012

Twitter and Dale Jr. are cartoon subjects that can't be ignored March 11, 2012

You have to be creative to get a driver's autograph March 10, 2012

Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sketch Pad March 9, 2012

Going off-road in style March 6, 2012

SCORE off-road racing returns to Laughlin, Nevada January 15, 2012

Jeff Gordon break-dances at the NASCAR After The Lap event December 1, 2011

Now that Stewart pays the bills, he has adjusted his attitude November 1, 2011

Objects in Carl Edwards' rearview mirror may be closer than they appear October 30, 2011

Ron Hornaday wins at Las Vegas Motor Speedway October 15, 2011

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