New NYer Cartoon Collection cover; Kenneth Mahood retires; Robert Grossman interviewed
Here's the cover image for the forthcoming collection, School Days: Cartoons from The New Yorker, due April 6, 2010 from Andrews McMeel. Edited by Bob Mankoff.
From The Daily Mail, December 23, 2009, "The man with a pocket full of laughter: Mail cartoonist finally hangs up his quill" -- this news of Kenneth Mahood's retirement from his 27 year association with The Daily Mail. ( thanks to the UK's Professional Cartoonists' Organisation blog, thebloghorn.org for the link) www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1238107/Mail-cartoonist-Mahood-finally-hangs-quill.html
Ink Spill note: Mahood's association with The New Yorker goes back to 1951. He has contributed nearly a hundred drawings to the magazine, including a handful of covers.
From the blog David-Wasting-Paper, the latest in the series of brief interviews. Posted December 28, 2009, this is Cartoonist Survey #32, Robert Grossman. david-wasting-paper.blogspot.com/2009/12/cartoonist-survey-32.html
Ink Spill note: In the early 1960s, Mr. Grossman worked as an assistant to The New Yorker's legendary Art Editor, James Geraghty. Grossman's drawings first appeared in The New Yorker in 1962. Visit his site: www.robertgrossman.com/