A number of New Yorker cartoonists graphically covered yesterday’s big wedding. Liza Donnelly, (here, and here too), wearing her CBS Resident Cartoonist hat, Bob Eckstein, at Esquire, Ellis Rosen (Esquire via Instagram), and Will McPhail, on newyorker.com.
Liza Donnelly’s Latest Drawings on CBS This Morning
Here’s CBS News Resident Cartoonist Liza Donnelly’s latest work.
And…she wrote a little something about the piece on her blog.
Ms. Donnelly’s website.
The Virtual Memories MoCCA Interview with Roz Chast
Gil Roth’s interviews an awful lot of interesting folks, and thankfully, a good number of them are cartoonists. Here’s a live interview (they’re all live, aren’t they?) he conducted with Roz Chast at the recent MoCCA Fest in NYC.
Ms. Chast’s website.
Lars Kenseth’s Chuck Deuce to Premiere
From Adult Swim:
A half-hour animated masterpiece written by Lars Kenseth about Chuck, Chuck Deuce is about a NorCal slacktivist/surfer who paddles out to carve mavericks, when – GAH-DOOSH! – a giant wave crushes him.
More info here!
Mr. Kenseth’s website.
Slide Show of Interest: Liza Donnelly’s Live Drawings for CBS News
CBS News has posted a slide show sampler of Liza Donnelly’s work from 2017 (she’s their resident cartoonist). See it here.
Below: the CBS News Control Room
Blog of Interest: Peter Steiner’s “Hopeless But Not Serious”
Peter Steiner, the artist and writer who brought us one of the most popular New Yorker cartoons in modern times, regularly posts new work on his site. Link here to see it all!
Thurber’s Many Moons, the Chinese Edition
While browsing the web looking for the new and/or the unusual in the New Yorker cartoon universe I came upon the Chinese edition of James Thurber’s Many Moons.
Originally published in 1943 by Harcourt, Brace and Company, with the cover illustration and inside illustrations by Louis Slobodkin, the Chinese edition sports new cover art.
Below, left: the original cover. On the right, the Chinese edition.
TV Newser reports that New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly has joined CBS This Morning as a contributing cartoonist. The announcement was also made on air this morning by Gayle King.
[Photo, left to right: Norah O’Donnell, Liza Donnelly, Charlie Rose, and Gayle King on the CBS This Morning set at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia]
Here’s the press release from TV Newser:
Award-winning cartoonist Liza Donnelly, best known for her work in The New Yorker, will join CBS THIS MORNING as contributing cartoonist.
Donnelly, a pioneer of on-the-fly sketching of live events, has worked previously with CBS THIS MORNING sketching for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and the 2016 Presidential Debate on September 26. She will be present in the studio and greenroom on an ongoing basis to capture behind the scenes moments with guests and significant news moments.
And here’s a related article from WWD, “CBS This Morning Adds New Yorker Cartoonist as Part of Growth Strategy”
We’ve seen Liza Donnelly‘s recent live-tweet drawings at the Democratic National Convention featured on the New Yorker‘s site as well as on CBS This Morning, but what we haven’t seen much of is a photo of Ms. Donnelly actually at work in the convention hall. Here’s one courtesy of Helen Brosnan who works at Hillary For America. In the photo we see Ms. Donnelly momentarily poised with her trusty iPad and stylus in hand (yes, that’s Charlie Rose in the background).
More information on Ms. Donnelly (including links to her New Yorker work) can be found on her website here. You can also follow her on Twitter @lizadonnelly
From newyorker.com‘s Culture Desk, July 29, 2016 “Live-Drawing Hillary’s Historic Convention” — Liza Donnelly’s graphic account of her four days at the Democratic Convention.
As mentioned earlier this week on the Spill, Ms. Donnelly spent the week embedded with CBS News in Philadelphia, drawing on-set, and in and around the convention hall. You can see some of her work here and a short video here. Also follow Ms. Donnelly on Twitter @lizadonnelly for her latest drawings.
Below: Ms. Donnelly, second from left, with the CBS This Morning news team, Norah O’ Donnell, Charlie Rose and Gayle King, in Philadelphia, July 28 2016.
From 1,001 Chicago Afternoons, July 27, 2016, “Cuties and The Englewood Cartoonist” this short piece on E. Simms Campbell. Here’s Mr. Cambell’s entry on Ink Spill’s A-Z:
E. Simms Campbell (photo above) Born, 1906. Died, 1971. NYer work: 1932 -1942. Key collections: Cuties in Arms (1943) – the earliest published collection of cartoons by an African-American cartoonist; More Cuties in Arms (also 1943); and Chorus of Cuties (1953)
For more information, go here to Chris Wheeler’s fabulous website to see Mr. Campbell’s cartoon collections.