Danny Shanahan, one of the best there is in the New Yorker cartoonist universe, will sit down for a rare interview and Q&A next week as part of the Hudson Valley Celebrity Series. Info here (scroll down to the Shanahan section).
Below: An early classic Shanahan New Yorker drawing (published May 8, 1989), and one of his New Yorker covers.
Dick Buchanan takes a look at some mid-early work of the late great Al Ross. You can see them all on Mike Lynch’s website here.
Al Ross’s entry on Ink Spill’s “New Yorker Cartoonists A-Z”:
Al Ross Born Al Roth, Vienna Austria, October 19, 1911. Died, March 23, 2012. One of four Roth brothers, all of them cartoonists ( Ben, Salo, and Irving are the other three). NYer work: 1937- 2002. Collections: Sexcapades – The Love Life of the Modern Homo Sapiens ( Stravon Publishers, 1953), Bums vs billionaires (Dell, 1972)