Book of Interest: The Complete Dick Tracy, Vol. 19: 1959 – 61

Dick TracyFrom time-to-time I momentarily take Ink Spill outside The New Yorker cartoon orbit  — in this case a brief auto-biographical moment.

As a kid I was deep into Batman and Superman comic books as well as the Dick Tracy newspaper comic strips.  While they’ve never been all that obvious an influence on my own drawings in The New Yorker, they’re mixed in the foundation (along with a whole bunch of other comic book & comic strip characters).

This particular volume of Dick Tracy strips hits particularly close to home as it covers the years when I was first introduced to Chester Gould’s world, wrapped around the Sunday editions of New York’s  Daily News.

The Complete Dick Tracy, Volume 19: 1959 – 1961,  IDW Publishing,  will be in book stores  October 15th.

Book of Interest: Jason Polan’s Every Person in New York; Two Interviews: Marisa Acocella Marchetto, Roz Chast; Evan Forsch’s Coloring Book

 

 

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Just out from Chronicle Books, Jason Polan‘s Every Person in New York.

Further reading: Here’s a profile of Mr. Polan in Vice from September of last year

(my thanks to Bob Eckstein for bringing this to my attention)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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From WWD, August 20, 2015, “Marisa Acocella Marchetto Returns with ‘Ann Tenna: A novel'”

 

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cover-book11nf_chast_credit_bill_franzenFrom The Recorder, August 19, 2015, “Roz Chast: a born cartoonist”

 

 

 

 

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evan CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform has just published Coloring Magic by Evan Forsch.

Link here to Mr. Forsch’s website