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Glad Hand: The Coming Battle

Glad Hand is Torontoist’s political cartoon, created by Brett Lamb and appearing here every Thursday.



  • tyrannosaurus_rek

    This one’s lost on me.

    • dsmithhfx

      Going by name + appearance, I’m guessing Nick is Nick Kouvalis and Warren is… some other hired gun politico on the/an opposing side? (scratches head)

      • bobloblawbloblawblah

        Warren Kinsella. He’s helping with Olivia Chow’s campaign. i believe he plays bass in a local punk band that appears every now and then at The Bovine. Hence the “your band sucks” remark from Kouvalis who is behind Tory’s campaign.

    • Brett Lamb

      Kinsella ran Tory’s last (losing) run for mayor and is now on Team Chow. Kouvalis ran Ford’s last campaign and is now running Tory’s. Both have reputations as political attack dogs and are now facing off against each other. Both seem somewhat mismatched with their candidates. It’s no big thing … JUST THE MOST INTERESTING COMPETITION OF THE ELECTION.

      • dsmithhfx

        Maybe you should have labelled them “Nick Kouvalis” and “Warren Kinsella”? There’s an implication in your comic that they are best buddies who hang out and engage in puerile, passive-aggressive banter. What is that based on?

  • jay

    Nick Kouvalis and Warren Kinsella–who’s working for Olivia Chow.

  • IdealisticPragmatist

    Not A Torontonian, but this is very funny!