The most poignant cartoons by The Yorkshire Post's Graeme Bandeira

Pointing out the juxtaposition between February's 'Be Kind' movement and this month's panic buying as the coronavirus crisis deepens led to our cartoonist Graeme Bandeira having his image shared all over the world.

Be Kind by Graeme Bandeira

His image was lauded by young and old alike, showing an elderly lady wandering down a supermarket aisle of bare shelves. But it's not the only beautifully poignant cartoon he's ever done, so we've pulled together 10 of his best for you to take a look at. If you want to let him know which is your favourite, you can follow him on Twitter here. We also post all of his cartoons on our Facebook page, which can be viewed here.

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Graeme Bandeira's most poignant cartoons

Last updated: Wednesday, 18 March, 2020, 16:12

Mental health has been a huge issue in recent years, and this sparse cartoon has a timely reminder that it is normal to have problems.

Another important issue of our time

The entire world came together to pledge support to rebuilding Notre Dame after a fire destroyed a large part of the ancient cathedral. 

Notre Dame was decimated by fire in April 2019

In the wake of the murder of Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox, this image shows how the community came together to remember her. Thomas Alexander Mair was jailed for life after he was found guilty of her murder.

Jo Cox was murdered in Birstall

One of the best - if not the best - goalkeepers of all time died in February 2019. The World Cup-winning keeper is shown making his iconic save from Pele, arguably the greatest save ever made in football.

Gordon Banks

The coronavirus hasn't only left the shelves empty, it's also but an enormous stress on our medical staff. 

Coronavirus has put an immense strain on our health staff

From hunting to fly-tipping and global warming to plastics, the impact of humankind on our planet's animals is laid bare in this cartoon.

The impact of our way of life on animals is ever-growing

Remembrance Day is a time for reflecting on the sacrifice made by those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. We will remember them.

We will remember them

A Marriage Made in Heaven

When Leeds-born Liz Dawn sadly died in 2017, she was reunited with Bill Tarmey in the heaven. The pair played Jack and Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street.

The stars of Coronation Street met at heaven's gates

The image was shared across social media this week as the nation urged people to think about others when shopping.

Be Kind

Another Remembrance Day image, this time remembering the memorial tree in Frecheville which was culled as part of the controversial Sheffield tree-felling work.

Soldier Tree
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