Arnoldo Franchioni; Donnelly reviews Big New Yorker Book of Dogs

 

From The Comics Reporter, December 3, 2012,

Arnoldo Franchioni, 1928 – 2012

A prolific cartoonist, whose work appeared in Mad, The New York Times and many many other newspapers and magazines, both here and abroad. He contributed two cartoons to The New Yorker (April 4, 1994 & May 27, 1996)

 

From Forbes.com, December 5, 2012,

“What’s Almost as Good as a New Puppy?”

Liza Donnelly reviews The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs (Random House).

 

Say It Ain’t So: Bazooka Joe Semi-Retired; Steinberg in a bind; Time travel: cartoons from 1968

 

From The New York Times, November 29, 2012, “Change Comes to Playground Funny Papers” — this news of the near demise of Bazooka Joe (according to the article, he’ll appear occasionally, but not in the format that lasted nearly six decades).

And: Here’s an interesting Bazooka Joe link.

 

 

From the blog The Museum of Peripheral Art, December 1, 2012, “Saul Steinberg, Back in the Fold” — this post concerning the photo used in the  New Yorker‘s review of Steinberg’s biography.

 

And if you’re in the mood to travel back to 1968, cartoon-wise, here’s a fun look at some of the work in the 1968 edition of John Bailey’s series Great Cartoons of the World, as posted by blog, The Magic Whistle.( work by Kovarsky, James Stevenson, ffolkes, Syd Hoff, and Leslie Starke, among others).