Dick Buchanan’s 40s Faves
Mike Lynch has been posting selected materials from the Dick Buchanan Files for quite some time. In today’s post Mr. Buchanan offers up favorites from the 1940s. All of the cartoonists in this post would’ve been familiar to New Yorker readers (and some still are). See them here.
Publishers Weekly on MoCCA’s Popularity
From PW, April 11, 2018, “Exhibitors, Fans Keep Growing at MoCCA Fest 2018”
The current administration, as usual, provided, in one way or another, fodder for this week’s Daily cartoons. Brendan Loper‘s work book-ended the week with Peter Kuper, Jason Chatfield (and co-writer Scott Dooley), Jeremy Nguyen in between.
Over on Daily Shouts, contributing New Yorker cartoonists were Jason Adam Katzenstein (aka JAK), Liana Finck, Tom Chitty, Olivia de Recat, and a team effort by Dan Abromowitz and Eli Dreyfus.
You can see all the work (both Daily Cartoon & Daily Shouts) here.
Non-cartoon Laff ‘o’ the Week by Andy Borowitz:
…FX has ordered a pilot of an adaptation of Y: The Last Man, a comic by Brian K. Vaughn and Pia Guerra. The story here.
…Don’t forget that MoCCA Fest 2018 is underway. Events galore over the next two days.
If it’s Spring, it’s time for the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art’s annual fest, otherwise known as MoCCa Fest (it’s produced by The Society of Illustrators).
The two day event begins April 6th. Scheduled events include Roz Chast being interviewed by the Virtual Memories host, Gil Roth, a conversation with Liniers (and an exhibition of his work), and a Nancy panel discussion with Paul Karasik and friends. Link here to all the info.
New York Times Robert Grossman Obit
Here’s the Times obit of Mr. Grossman written by Neil Genzlinger — it’s in today’s paper. Glad to see Mr. Genzlinger mentioned Mr. Grossman’s stint at the New Yorker as well as including The Yew Norker.
Back in 2013 the Spill posted a map of Manhattan (“The New Yorker’s New York”) showing where various New Yorker folk once lived. Here’s another address I’ll eventually add to the map: 75 1/2 Bedford Street, otherwise known as the narrowest house in New York City. It was once the home of William Steig.
— My thanks to Gretchen Maslin for the info.