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 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 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 checkou
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 secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
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 us 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.
Can you provide cartoons in color?
eToon.com’s are available in black/white and in color. Additional charges for colorizing might apply.
Can I order original art?
Yes, every cartoon on our site has an original that may be available for purchase. If you have a particular cartoon or artist in mind, please contact us. Rates for original art starts from $1500.
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 more.
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 needs.
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 you.
For licensed images, in what formats can you provide artwork?
Cartoons for presentations, newsletters, print and web sites are available to download immediately after purchase. They are available as presentation-ready JPEGs, GIFs or TIFFs.
Standard resolution for digital files is 300 dpi for print use, and 72 dpi for online use. 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 contact us to place your order directly with a cartoon specialist.
I'd like to hire a eToon.com cartoonist to commission artwork for my advertising campaign. Is that possible?
Certainly! 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.
I am a cartoonist. How can I submit cartoons to eToon.com?
Of course! eToon.com is accepting artwork all the time. If you are interested in submitting cartoons, please register here.