SIKHTOONS

Media

You can read news links covering my work and writings from across the media landscape.

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OP-ED/ESSAYS:

Illustrated Feature: Being Sikh in America After 9/11 | Teaching Tolerance, Sept 11, 2018
(In)Visible Identity | Summer Issue, Teaching Tolerance, 2018
Hargopedia: Life of a Gatka Star | Medium, Oct 12, 2017
My Fight Against Intolerance As Captain America | The Establishment, Mar 31, 2017
Vishavjit Singh’s Letter | Letters to the Revolution, Jan 2017
Maine Voices: A Captain America for civil rights | Portland Press Herald, May 29, 2016
The Wild Journey of a Sikh Captain America | On Being, Jan 30, 2016
1984: When Death paid me a Visit | AngryAsianMan Blog, Nov 9, 2015
Captain America Dons a Turban | Time, June 8, 2015
The Next Comics Revolution | Teaching Tolerance, Oct 19, 2015
The Sikh Boy Who Developed Breasts And Grew Up To Don A Superhero Uniform | Huffington Post, Sept 11, 2015
“What’s up with the rag head?”: When I starred in a Facebook ad | Salon, Dec 4, 2014
How to draw… a bearded and turbaned Sikh | The Guardian, Nov 7, 2014
I survived a genocidal massacre 30 years ago: A Cartoon Biography | Medium, Oct 31, 2014
Finding My Voice Through Cartoons | Teaching Tolerance, Oct 14, 2014
Where Are You From? | Hyphen Magazine, Sept 29, 2014
My Chance Encounter as Captain America with a 9/11 Responder | Medium, Sept 11, 2014
Sikh Temple Shooting Anniversary Reminds Us an American Hero Can Have a Turban and Beard | Huffington Post, Aug 5, 2014
Love Letters to Turbaned Captain America | AngryAsianMan Blog, Feb 25, 2014
What I learned as Captain America in a turban | Salon, Nov 17, 2013
Captain America in a Turban | Salon, Sept 10, 2013
The Arithmetic of Mass-Murder by India's Police | Aug 7, 2013
Op-ed: Wham. Bang. Pow. It’s time for a superhero to fight hate crimes | Seattle Times, Oct 12, 2012
My Life in a Turban | Salon, Sept 11, 2012
The Most Dangerous Art & Occupation ... of the Cartoonist | SikhChic Magazine, July 3, 2012
1984 & I: The Cartoonist | SikhChic Magazine, Feb 16, 2009

NEWS COVERAGE OF MY WORK:

A Sikh & Hairy Tale: Cartoons Turbans and Superheroes | Sikhnet, Dec 4, 2018
Sikh Captain America says his mission is simple — fight hate and intolerance | CBC Radio, Sept 14, 2018
Sikh Captain America wants to break down racial barriers | King 5 NBC, Mar 2018
Sikh Captain America visits Highline students | Highline Times, Mar 2018
Sikh Captain America to visit Google, NASA, to champion diversity and ask 'what's your story?' | Fox 2 KTVU, Feb 2018
How ‘Sikh Captain America’ Is Responding To President-Elect Trump | Huffington Post, Nov 18, 2016
Sikh Captain America vows to fight the ‘rise in bigotry’ he sees in Trump’s America | Washington Post, Nov 12, 2016
A Day in the Life of Captain America | De Standard: Belgium, Aug 2016
The Civic Imagination | Psychology Today, Jul 29, 2016
The Art of the Republican National Convention | The Atlantic, Jul 20, 2016
How Buddhism Inspired this Sikh Cartoonist to Write to Donald Trump | Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, May 8, 2016
‘Sikh Captain America’ wears the superhero’s costume to fight intolerance — and Trump | Washington Post, May 6, 2016
Political postcards to Trump Tower: Cartoonist uses humor as weapon against campaign’s hate talk | NY Daily News, April 12, 2016
Why This Sikh Cartoonist Is Sending A Postcard To Trump Every Day | Huffington Post, Mar 22, 2016
7 Things About Sikh Americans You'll Never Learn From the Mainstream Media | Mic, Oct 16, 2015
How a Sikh Captain America teach New York City kids about diversity | Animal NYC, May 8, 2015
The New Captain America | Mar 25, 2015, Jackson Free Press
Sikh cartoonist sets out to fight racial bias | Mar 1, 2015, The Clarion-Ledger
The Sikh Captain America fights racial stereotypes | Jan 23, 2015, BBC
Behind the Shield | Spring 2015, Teaching Tolerance Magazine
In Response To Racist Facebook Commenters, Sikh Cartoonist Preaches Tolerance | Dec 12, 2014, Huffington Post
Facebook features Sikh man in video, Racists can’t handle it | Dec 12, 2014, Angry Asian Man Blog
Fighting Enmity Against Sikhs With Art, Talks and Superhero Garb | Sept 19, 2014, New York Times
When Captain America Wears a Turban, What Does He Fight For? | Jan 2, 2014, The Atlantic

RADIO/VIDEO COVERAGE:

Wham! Bam! Pow! Sikh Captain American takes on prejudice in a turban | May 16, 2018, Conversation on KUOW Seattle with Bill Radke (Click Play to Listen)

We speak with Vishavjit Singh with Comixcast at the 2016 Republican National Convention about his mission to tackle hate with compassion.
Tim Dowd interviews the creator of Sikhtoons at Comic Con. A site helping combat discrimination against the Sikh culture through use of editorial cartoons.