In the latest installment of The Cartoon Companion: Ed Steed’s fowl: chickens or ducks?…plus Dernavich’s refrigerator, Cotham’s stairway to heaven, and more.
Tom Toro has been drawing a lot of Trumps lately. He talks about the experience on the Huffington Post: “New Yorker Cartoonist Explains Why Humor is the Heartbeat of Democracy”
The latest New Yorker features a Russian-inspired Eustace Tilley and Rea Irvin typeface.
You might wonder when the magazine has played with its look before. Here are just a few examples:
Rea Irvin (of course!) broke the mold first. Jan 2, 1932
S. Liam Dunne in 1934
Rea Irvin (again) in 1947
The one-and-only Helen Hokinson in 1948
James Stevenson in 1969
Mr. Stevenson again in 1973