There are No Original Ideas in Editorial Cartoons!

Noah's Ark cartoon by www.sackstudio.comI winced when I saw this cartoon on Cagle’s Cartoon Index because it was followed immediately by Noah's Ark Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
This is exactly what every editorial cartoonist lives in fear of: that someone, somewhere, has had the same idea as you. If anything drives a cartoonist it is to be distinct by virtue of originality. This is an example of convergence.