Ombudsman cartoons by Chris Slane
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Complaints Trap
Drop - box (concept)
The Boy and the Dyke
Whistle-blower (concept)
27 km cartoon
27 km long archives
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These cartoons are of special interest to ombudsmen, governmental, and others concerned with the function of ombudsmen. Whether at public occasions, in-house events or on-going programmes, the cartoons are a fun way to convey the issues.

licence cartoons

conflict cartoon
Conflict resolution
Whistleblower pea
Monkey Whistle
Data Dragon
Cave of Official Info
Tresure Box
meagaphone truth
Megaphone Truth

About The Cartoons

These cartoons have been created by Chris Slane. They are an invaluable resource for professionals working in this area, assisting with Powerpoint presentations, web sites, intranets, conferences, training modules, reports calendars and other publications.

Images on this site are low-resolution cropped previews of the full glorious digital art files.

Professional use

Enquiries for professional use of the cartoons are welcome. Price depends on use and distribution. There is a minimum fee of US$50 per cartoon ( or equivalent ). This would cover a one-time presentation with a small audience or similar. There are discounts for larger numbers.


Commission a cartoon

You may commission a new cartoon specifically relating to your area of interest. Suggestions for ideas or topics are also welcome. more.

Educational & publishing use

Publishers and authors may enquire about my scale of fees, which are based on standard publishing prices.

Academic use

If your usage is for a small, unpublished academic study, such as a thesis and you can use the existing files from the internet, then there is no charge. more

Other uses

More cartoons are stored off-line. Feel free to enquire about other topics, send comments or suggestions.


Free use

Unfortunately, I am unable to offer free use of cartoons or respond to such requests, due to the time involved and the need to protect relationships with existing customers.


If necessary, check with your your financial officer about a budget, arranging a purchase order number and sending supplier forms. An invoice will be sent to you.

Payment may be made by bank transfer, 'cheque-in-the-post', or via Paypal, which accepts credit cards.


If you have a question about using any cartoons, contact the cartoonist.


Like to use one of the cartoons or pencil concepts?
Request it be drawn up as final art and emailed to you.
For enquiries:

Contact Chris.