From the Maryhill Museum, “Madcap Too Much Coffee Man Opera Comes to Hood River” – this news of the latest production of Shannon Wheeler‘s creation.
From Comics & Cola, August 27, 2014,
“Comics Shelfie: John Martz” — photos of John Martz’s cartoon collection. A fun array.
From The Vine, August 26, 2014, “New Yorker Cartoonist Draws Live Sketches for the Emmys” – this piece on the 2014 Thurber Prize nominee
Liza Donnelly’s portfolio of sketches from Emmy night.
From Kirkus Review, August 6, 2014, “I Only Read It For the Cartoons” the forthcoming collection of interviews by Richard Gehr.
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?
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.
Back in late May I posted interesting cover art from Rea Irvin. Today, another item from the bundle of donated materials, Excerpts From The New Yorker. As explained inside the front cover:
This 27 page pamphlet contains drawings by Alain (on the cover as well as inside), Peter Arno, Robert Day, George Price, Richard Decker, Charles Addams, Roberta MacDonald, Gluyas Williams, Frank Beaven, Alan Dunn, and Barbara Shermund.
As a bonus, this particular copy features an “R” in bold red on the cover. Art approved for publication by Harold Ross (The New Yorker‘s founder, and editor from 1925 through 1951) would bear his initial.