Given how much the Eurozone crisis has been in the news I hope you recognise Merkel, Sarkozy and our own PM as well as the overall message. However do you recognise the reference?
Here is a great example of how cartoons have influenced culture. On March 1, 1941 the American cartoonist Peter Arno had a cartoon published in the New Yorker magazine with the caption "Well, back to the old drawing board." You probably recognise the quote but did you realise it came from a cartoon.