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Steig lp cover; Crumb: "A (Secret) Life in Music"; '09 Cartoon Issue

From the blog, returntobohemia, October 28, 2009, "Funky Album Covers", a scan of the album  'Lester Leaps In" with cover illustration by William Steig ( scroll down site page for image): returntobohemia.blogspot.com/2009/10/funky-album-covers.html 

From The Wall Street Journal , October 29, 2009, "A (Secret) Life in Music", this piece on R. Crumb's recent activities in NYC and out on Long Island:  online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703574604574501332414413294.html

And, from the "Like I Have to Tell You Dept.":   The New Yorker's  Cartoon Issue is out this week ( Issue dated November 2, 2009).  Cover by Chris Ware,  spreads by Roz Chast ("Introducing Crankster"), Ware ("Unmasked"), Alex Gregory ("Cartoon Kit Contest" -- a new interactive online feature: www.newyorker.com/user/photocontests/cartoonkit/registration) , and Zachary Kanin ("The Shocking Truth About Vampires!").  Also in the issue, the return of  "I Don't Get It",  and the usual Cartoon Issue jumbo assortment of cartoons, some conveniently located under the heading "The Funnies" :   www.newyorker.com/ 





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