Mick Stevens’ “Batch Club” Allows A Look At His Weekly Work

Posted on 16th January 2016 in News

cropped-BCLogo3-01-1024x240Here’s a brand new offering from long time New Yorker cartoonist Mick Stevens: a look at his weekly batch of drawings submitted to the magazine.

A Short Animation From Liana Finck

Posted on 14th January 2016 in News

A Char StoryFrom Liana Finck, one of the most talented new additions to The New Yorker‘s stable of cartoonists, this short animated piece.

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Fave Photo of the day: Booth & Shanahan at The New Yorker; More Spills with Eckstein, and Chast

Posted on 12th January 2016 in News

Two of the New Yorker’s very best cartoonists, George Booth and Danny Shanahan at the magazine’s offices today (photo courtesy of Liza Donnelly)

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newyorker.com’s Culture Desk is featuring a slide show of Bob Eckstein’s graphic coverage of the Golden Globes.  See it here.


…looking forward to the fall publication of Daniel Menaker’s new book, The African Svelte: Orthographic Mistakes and Miss Spellings That Often Make Sense — the illustrations are by the one and only Roz Chast.

A Major Edward Koren Exhibit in Connecticut; Roz Chast with Hoarder Author in Manhattan; Bob Eckstein, Liza Donnelly Draw The Golden Globes

Posted on 9th January 2016 in News

art_exhibit_banking “Edward Koren: The Capricious Line” will be on view at Fairfield University from February 4th through April 8th, 2016. This is a must see exhibition by one of The New Yorker‘s great artists.

Link here to Edward Koren’s website.

See Mr. Koren’s work on The New Yorker’s Cartoon Bank site here.




61BX+et476L._SX258_BO1,204,203,200_mess front FK 1209.inddRoz Chast will be appearing at the Kinokuniya Bookstore  January 27th along with Barry Yourgrau, the author of Mess: One Man’s Struggle to Clean Up His House. Details here.

Link here to Roz Chast’s website.

See Ms. Chast’s New Yorker work at the magazine’s Cartoon Bank site.





tumblr_o0kasdD5H91rxkwhfo1_400Bob Eckstein will be  drawing the action at The Golden Globes.  You’ll be able to track his activity at the New Yorker’s website, newyorker.com

Visit Bob Eckstein’s website here.

See Mr. Eckstein’s New Yorker work here on the magazine’s Cartoon Bank site.



110Liza Donnelly, stylus & tablet at the ready, will be live drawing The Golden Globes (to the left: her take on Tina Fey & Amy Poehler from last year’s show). You can follow her on Twitter  @lizadonnelly

Her drawings will be collected and posted on Medium.com following the big show.

Visit Liza Donnelly’s website here.

See Ms. Donnelly’s New Yorker work here on the magazine’s Cartoon Bank site.

Peter Arno Born on This Day in 1904

Posted on 8th January 2016 in News

Celebrating Arno’s birthday this year is especially exciting. As mentioned here recently, his biography will be in bookstores this spring.

Until then, here’s a newspaper clipping that nicely bullet points Arno in 1930, five years into his 43 year run at The New Yorker. He was twenty-six at the time, and fast becoming a star, not just in the pages of the magazine, but in American popular culture.

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Liza Donnelly on the Angouleme Gran Prix Controversy; R.C.Harvey: Single Panel B&W Cartoon Shrinkage at Playboy?

Posted on 7th January 2016 in News

images-1Liza Donnelly, guest blogging on Michael Cavna’s Washington Post Comics Riffs column,  weighs in on the Angouleme Gran Prix controversy.






R.C. Harvey looks at Playboy‘s diminishing number of black & white single panel cartoons in his January 6th Rants & Raves column, “Less Nudity, Fewer Cartoons”

Tom Chitty Pencilled

Posted on 6th January 2016 in News

tumblr_inline_o0hr5a8d2L1sj0qh6_500Tom Chitty, a relative newcomer to the pages of The New Yorker (he was first published there in 2014) is the subject of the latest post from A Case For Pencils, Jane Mattimoe’s very fun blog.

See Mr. Chitty’s work on The New Yorker‘s Cartoon Bank site.

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Garrett Price’s “White Boy in Skull Valley” Called “Book of the Year”

Posted on 4th January 2016 in News

PricePaul Tumey of The Comics Journal,  listing his 20 comic favorites of 2015, says of the newly released White Boy in Skull Valley: “For me, this is the best book of the year.”

The book, published by Sunday Press Books is out January 8 2016. Read more about it here on the publisher’s website.

Here’s Mr. Price’s Ink Spill A-Z entry:

Garrett Price ( Pictured above. Source: Esquire Cartoon Album, 1957) Born, 1897, Bucyrus, Kansas. Died, April, 1979, Norwalk, Conn. Collection: Drawing Room Only / A Book of Cartoons (Coward -McCann, 1946). NYer work: 1925 -1974.

Whitney Darrow Drawings at Princeton

Posted on 4th January 2016 in News

darrow-jr11-883x1024From graphicarts (Princeton University), “Graphic Arts Collection: Whitney Darrow Jr”

Happy New Year!

Posted on 31st December 2015 in News

Here’s a decades old rejected New Yorker cover idea, returning to help cheer on/in the new year. My thanks to all who visited Ink Spill in 2015.  See you in 2016!