Media Hub

Media Hub

Welcome to the Toon In! Media Hub!

To download any press materials - please just enter your email address.

Michael Payne is available for media interviews both about Toon In! and the Olympic Games generally – Beijing 2022 was Michael’s 21st Olympic Games.

For any further media enquiries, please get in touch with the team at JTA:

Media Kit

Media Kit

The full Toon In! Media Kit can also be downloaded here, which includes the full Toon In! press release, the team behind Toon In!, a selection of unofficial, unauthorised and unsanctioned endorsements and a section about the charities and causes that will benefit from the profits of the book.

Videos and Press Releases

An Introduction to Toon In! from the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Full video containing interview with Toon In! Author, Michael Payne, interview with cartoonist Jim Thompson and interview with Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Yunus.

Toon In! Virtual Press Conference - Lausanne, 3rd June 2021 - interview with Author, Michael Payne discussing how the Toon In! project came about during lockdown, what the IOC thinks of it, why the charities were chosen, and the role of cartooning in today’s society.

NBC feature - Toon In From Tokyo

JTA Press Release - Michael Payne’s “Toon In!” wins prestigious Illustrated Sports Book of the Year Award

Image Resource

Here you can download up to 12 hi-resolution cartoons and other images from the book. Following the download of any cartoon – please refer to the Media Kit for correct cartoonist caption – which MUST be printed with each cartoon reproduction. These cartoons have been cleared for use by media worldwide - both print, digital and electronic broadcast, copyright free subject to the following conditions:

- The Cartoonist’s name and nationality must be credited.

- A clear reference to the Toon In! book and website must be referenced:

Following download of any cartoon - please refer to media kit for correct cartoonist caption - which MUST be printed with each cartoon reproduction.