Seems the right moment to bring this drawing out of The New Yorker‘s archives to help celebrate Smokey Bear’s 70th Birthday. It originally appeared in the magazine July 19, 1999.
Was always fascinated by her August 1948 cover with its New Yorker logo incorporated into the work.
(no link to these. Just go to ebay and type Helen Hokinson into the search box)
From Kirkus Review, August 6, 2014, “I Only Read It For the Cartoons” the forthcoming collection of interviews by Richard Gehr.
From Lines and Colors, August 4, 2014,“B. Kliban cartoons on the web” — this post with lots of helpful links.
And…here’s part of the Kliban entry on Ink Spill‘s “New Yorker Cartoonists A-Z”:
B.(Bernard) Kliban Born, Norwalk, Connecticut, January 1, 1935. Died, August 12, 1990, San Francisco, California. NYer work: 1 drawing, November 30, 1963.
From The Gazette (Iowa), August 3, 2014, “What’s So Funny?” — a review of The New Yorker‘s current cartoon editor’s memoir, How About Never — Is Never Good For You?
Roger Angell, the New Yorker editor and writer, who at one time was close to becoming the magazine’s cartoon editor, was honored in Cooperstown, New York. Here’s how The New York Times covered it: “Revered Essays on the Game Lead to Hall of Fame Honor”
An interesting site here with material regarding Mr. Searle as well as Andre Francoise.
New Yorker editor David Remnick made a return appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers, witnessing then commenting on a handful of the magazine’s cartoons brought to life. The featured cartoons by: Christopher Weyant, Harry Bliss, Emily Flake, Zachary Kanin, and the late Charles Barsotti.
From Runners World, “runner and cartoonist” Edward Koren tells us, in a few words, why he runs.