From atlasobscura.com, June 12, 2017, “Decoding the Success of a Picture Book about Monsters and Trolls: There’s a Reason John O’Briens 1977 Illustrations Still Have Obsessed Fans” — a piece by Jackson Kuhl about the early work of a wonderful New Yorker cover artist and cartoonist. Mr. O’Brien began contributing to The New Yorker in August 1987. Read the story here!
Link here to visit John O’Brien’s website. Below: examples of his New Yorker work.