I find self-criticism and irony are strong means to communicate genuinely and involve people who are not necessarily expert in a field.
As cartoons offer a quick yet poignant way to describe how academia works, I am wondering which cartoons on academia are the most popular. I am interested in particular on cartoons which may highlight the true spirit of academic life and academic hierarchy.
A simple Google search for "cartoon academia" yields 580,000 hits, with the first image posted being a New Yorker cartoon by David Sipress. Is such ranking correct?