Addams Family Set in Color; McPhail Pencilled

Historical Pics (@HistoricalPics) posted the photo below on Twitter.  If you have the “Addams Family” television show firmly ingrained in your brain, it’s in black & white. In color it’s appropriately… weird.

Addams set in color

 

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McPhail

Jane Mattimoe’s blog, A Case For Pencils, reaches across the pond to  Will McPhail (who is about to celebrate his one year anniversary of contributing to The New Yorker).  See the post here.

The Women of The NY Comedy Fest Live-Drawn by Liza Donnelly; Cartoons For Victory Reviewed; Sipress Pencilled

LD Live Drawing Comedy FestFrom newyorker.com, November 18, 2015, Liza Donnelly‘s  “Live-Drawing the Women of the New York Comedy Festival”  — see the piece here

[left: Ms. Donnelly’s drawing of Yamaneika Saunders]

Liza Donnelly’s website.

 

 

 

 

 

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Here’s a review via Animation Scoop of the brand new Cartoons For Victory by Warren Bernard (Executive Director of The Small Press Expo and co-author of Eisner nominated Drawing Power).

This a large format hard cover book, filled with beautifully reproduced art.  A good number of New Yorker artists are represented including Charles Addams, Gardner Rea, Gregory d’Alessio, Gluyas Williams, Garrett Price, Helen Hokinson, John M. Price, Louis Jamme, Barbara Shermund, Perry Barlow, and more.

 

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tumblr_inline_nxk6i1JlKG1sj0qh6_500David Sipress discusses his tools of the trade and more on Jane Mattimoe’s A Case For Pencils blog.  See it here.

Tom Toro on Pencils…and More Spills

tumblr_inline_nwjlrpTXsG1sj0qh6_500A Case For Pencils is visited by Tom Toro this week.  Check it out!

Link here to Mr. Toro’s website.

 

 

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…Mike Lynch celebrates the 99th birthday of Virgil Partch aka VIP

 

…Two pieces on The New York Review of Books new New York Review Comics, including titles by Abner Dean and Glen Baxter: TCJ’s coverage here…
and Heidi MacDonald’s coverage on The Beat…

 

…read a new interview with Liana Finck here…