Roz Chast (playing herself) appears on a recent episode of The Simpsons. Read Michael Cavna’s Comic Riffs piece about it here.
From Hyperallergic, October 6, 2017, “A Cartoonist’s Dazzling History of NYC” — a piece by Dominic Umile about Julia Wertz and her latest book, Tenements, Towers & Trash.
Book Launch Reminder: Wertz’s Tenements, Towers & Trash
A book launch for Ms. Wertz’s book will be held October 5th at the Powerhouse Arena. All the info here! Joining Ms. Wertz will be two New Yorker colleagues, Emily Flake and Liana Finck
R. Crumb: From the Underground to Genesis
Due December 26th, 2017 from IDW Publishing, R. Crumb: From the Underground to Genesis.
From F,S & G in November, Cartoon County. An excerpt of this book recently appeared in Vanity Fair. The author, Mr. Murphy, is the editor at large at that publication.
From Publisher’s Weekly: “Immensely evocative . . . [Murphy] writes with a personable mix of affection and realism that offers a vivid sense of what it was like to . . . be a working cartoonist in the decades following WWII.”