With the help of colleagues Mike Lynch, Brian Moore and Rick Marschall, I was able to identify the mystery New Yorker cartoonist mentioned in the February 21st Ink Spill post. His name is Alfred Leete. His bio appears in numerous places as he was famous for a poster he designed in 1914 (if you go to his bio you’ll see the poster and its history). Here’s a bio of Leete.
In February of 2008 newyorker.com ran 28 written posts and 20 autobiographical drawings I called Cartoonography. While the written posts remain on The New Yorker’s site, the drawings no longer do. For the sake of completion, I’ve brought them to Ink Spill where they can now be seen on my Bio page.