From TedEd, December 11, 2012, “Inside a Cartoonist’s World – Liza Donnelly” this 4 1/2 minute animation created for educational purposes.
From CUNY’s One To One, December 10th, 2012: “Victoria Roberts, New Yorker cartoonist and author, After The Fall.”
The beginning of this brief interview deals with Ms. Robert’s new book; about midway through the conversation turns to cartoons, editing, and The New Yorker.
On Youtube, December 6, 2012,
of yesterday’s appearance by Arnie Levin and Victoria Roberts at NYC’s Strand book store.
From ICv2, December 5, 2012,
this interview, in conjunction with the publication of Drawn Together: The Collected Works of R. & A. Crumb (Liveright, 2012).
From The Comics Reporter, December 3, 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,
Liza Donnelly reviews The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs (Random House).
From Ringtales, “Cartoon Masters“— this short video. There’re a number of these videos, with headings such as “Mankoff on Animation” “Where’d You Get That Idea” (in two parts) “How I became a Cartoonist” (two parts) “What it Takes” — collect them all!
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).
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).