-- What is eToon.com?
-- How do I find the cartoons and illustrations I want?
-- How does eToon.com work?
-- How much do the cartoons cost?
-- Is it safe for my credit card to be stored?
-- How can I track my orders?
-- What if I can't find what I'm looking for on the site?
Can I get a reprint of a particular cartoon for display in my home or office?
-- Do you ship internationally?
-- Can I order original art?
-- Are many companies using cartoons to support their online services or web sites?
-- Does eToon.com consider offering exclusive online rights to cartoons in specific subject areas?
-- Can you provide cartoons in color?
-- For licensed images, in what formats can you provide artwork?
-- I am with a non-profit organization and would like to use a cartoon at no charge. Is this possible?
-- How can I email a cartoon to a friend?
-- I'd like to hire a eToon.com cartoonist to commission artwork for my advertising campaign. Is that possible?
-- I am a cartoonist. How can I submit cartoons to eToon.com?
What is eToon.com?
eToon.com is one of the world's leading online stock houses for single panel
cartoons, ecards, custom printed greeting cards, etc. We are a part of Cardsup
Greetings Ltd. network. All cartoons and illustrations are searchable by
keyword, topic, artist and date. Our cartoons can be licensed for use in books,
periodicals, presentations, multimedia programs, direct mail, advertising, and a
variety of other media. You may also purchase original cartoons or hire our
cartoonists to create custom cartoon art for you!
How do I find the cartoons and illustrations I want?
eToon.com's Advanced Search gives you a
variety of options to help you define your search criteria. If you'd like to see
a selection of cartoons or covers, you can browse by artist or topic. If you're
looking for a particular cartoon, you can type in any word from the caption.
How does eToon.com work?
eToon.com is designed to make it easy for you to find and buy cartoons and
covers for a multitude of purposes - licensing, gifts, web sites, and more. The
navigation bar at the top of the page is present throughout the site, and you
can use it to jump to any section of the site you'd like to explore.
Use the site's Advanced Search to look for
cartoons or illustrations and find those you'd like to license or buy. Once
you've made your selections, simply place them in your Shopping Cart and proceed
to the online checkout.
How much do the cartoons cost?
Licensing fees are determined by how the cartoon will be used, how widely it
will be distributed. To determine the cost of your order, please choose your use
from the drop down menu; when you place the images in your Shopping Cart, the
fees will be calculated automatically. You can always add to or remove images
from your Shopping Cart before submitting your order. See
Cartoon Rates for a list of standard rates for licensing.
Is it safe for my credit card to be stored?
Your credit card information is transferred using industry-standard
encryption technology, then stored behind a firewall in encrypted form to ensure
that it remains safe from unauthorized access. Please feel free to read our
How can I track my orders?
If you have made previous orders with eToon.com, a list of past orders will
appear under the My Account section for you to view at any time. You may select
to view the details of your order and choose to print and invoice for your
records as well.
What if I can't find what I'm looking for on the site?
If you don't find what you want online, you can contact eToon.com directly at
1-877-BUYTOON or (877) 289-8666 to speak with a specialist who will
look through our archive.
There's no fee for this service. If you wish a specialist to do more exhaustive
research and prepare a selection of cartoons for you based on criteria you
provide, a $50 fee for this service will be charged in advance. Searches
typically produce 15-25 submissions, which meet your desired criteria. They are
then faxed or mailed to you for consideration.
Can I get a reprint of a particular cartoon for display in my home or office?
Absolutely! High quality framed art prints of any cartoon or image in eToon.com's
database are available. These images are individually printed onto acid free
archival paper, and are prepared by gallery experts. Please
contact us for details.
Do you ship internationally?
eToon.com does ship most of our products internationally. We do not ship any
framed prints or desk diaries outside of the U.S. and Canada. Shipping of Custom
Printed greeting cards is free for North America.
Can I order original art?
Yes, every cartoon on our site has an original that is available for purchase. If you have a
particular cartoon or artist in mind, please contact
Vlad Kolarov. Rates for original art starts from $1500.
I'm considering an online cartoon program for my web site.
Are many companies using cartoons to support their online services or web sites?
Yes, many companies are now using cartoons and ecards from eToon.com
to promote their services, to increase traffic, and to generate
more transactions. Examples of online cartoon clients include
yahoo.com, regards.com, ecards.com, cartoon-cards.com, cardfountain.com and
eToon.com is well stocked to provide a customized "cartoon of the week" or
even a "cartoon of the day" service to appeal to your site's particular target
audience. Our programs can incorporate cartoons that pertain to the subject of
your choice. You can either choose the cartoons yourself, or we can select them
for you in our special cartoon packages, featuring such subjects as business,
technology, law, medicine, books, and more. Please contact us to inquire about how you can increase interest on - and
traffic to - your site by establishing a daily cartoon program tailored to your
Does eToon.com consider offering exclusive online rights to
cartoons in specific subject areas?
eToon.com does offer special arrangements, which provide exclusivity for
designated contract periods. We are happy to explore such an arrangement with
Can you provide cartoons in color?
eToon.com's are available in black/white and in color. Additional charges for
colorizing might apply.
For licensed images, in what formats can you provide
Cartoons for presentations, newsletters, print and web sites are available to download
immediately after purchase. They are available as presentation-ready JPEGs, GIFs
and TIFFs (depending on use).
Your licensed image order will be delivered in a "compressed" format. So even
if you order more than one cartoon, you will only need to download one file. All
you need to do is "extract" that file.
If you use a PC: You'll need WinZip or similar utility first. If you have a program like this,
go ahead and use it to access the contents of your file. If you need to get a
copy, go to www.winzip.com.
If you use a Mac: You'll need StuffIt or a similar utility. If you have a program like this go
ahead and use it to access the contents of your file. If you need to get a copy,
If you are still having problems, please contact us for help 1-877-BUYTOON.
Standard resolution for digital files is 300 dpi for print use, and 72 dpi for online use. All TIF
files are downloadable as zipped files with PC LZW compression. If you need the
cartoons in other format, we'll prepare a file to your specifications-Mac/PC,
JPEG/TIFF/EPS/GIF, compressed, etc. Please note that it takes our production team one business day to process an order, as
each file is prepared individually (at this time, files are not available for
immediate download off our site). Rush service is also available. If same-day
service is required, please call eToon.com at 1-877-BUYTOON or (877) 289-8666 to
place your order directly with a cartoon specialist.
I am with a non-profit organizationand would like to use a
cartoon at no charge. Is this possible?
eToon.com's royalty arrangements with its artists require that it charge for
each usage of a particular cartoon. We do offer non-profit organizations a 20%
discount, but cannot accommodate requests for free cartoons. Cartoons may be
viewed for free right here on our web site, or sent to friends via our selection
of free E-cards.
How can I email a cartoon to a friend?
While browsing our cartoons, you can always use the "Tell A Friend" option to
send a particular image to someone you know.
And, of course, your friends can always enjoy our cartoons online right here
I'd like to hire a eToon.com cartoonist to
commission artwork for my advertising campaign. Is that possible?
eToon.com represents all the artists whose work appears on this site, and many of those artists are indeed
available for custom work for use in advertising, custom cartoon columns, and more. For more information on artist
availability and pricing, please contact us or call
1-877-BUYTOON or (877) 289-8666 to speak with a cartoon specialist.
I am a cartoonist.How can I submit cartoons to eToon.com?
eToon.com is accepting artwork all the time. If you
are interested in submitting cartoons, please contact
us for details.