New Website: Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird features a Gahan Wilson-inspired Cartoon Contest; Vermont’s Center for Cartoon Studies Cartoon & Graphic Novel Panel includes Edward Koren & Chris Ware

  From filmmaker Steven-Charles Jaffee comes word of a brand new funding website: Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird.  Visit it here.  The site also features a Cartoon Contest that’s Gahan Wilson-inspired.                   And…   From geekmountainstate.com, August 22, 2013, “Center for Cartoon Studies at the Burlington Book Festival”  — The panel, including

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Flake’s Daily; About Cliff Roberts

        Emily Flake has begun her shift for newyorker.com’s  Daily Cartoon.  See it here. Mike Twohy was previous. Link to  Ms. Flake’s website here.   And…   Here’s an interesting  post from the blog, Fishink, August 21, 2013, “Cliff Roberts Mid century Illustrator of Jazz and Muppets” —   Mr Roberts was published four times in The New

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Katz Illustrates; Barsotti & the Big Questions

  A Farley Katz Facebook post has alerted us to an upcoming book he has illustrated.  The Married Kama Sutra: The World’s Least Erotic Sex Manual, written by Simon Rich, and published by Little, Brown & Company, will arrive on bookstore shelves on October 29th.   From the publisher: For centuries, lovers have found inspiration and advice in the ancient

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Working to “Terrible Music”

          Some months back my wife poked her head in my work room, and said, “That is terrible music.”  The terrible music she was referring to:  Bob Dylan’s Self Portrait album. I was playing it as I worked (if I’m working in my office, music is playing). I’ve always understood where the critics were coming from

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