From Dick Buchanan’s files via Mike Lynch: Gardner Rea
Mike Lynch has posted another bevy of cartoons from Dick Buchanan’s Files. This time it’s work from the underappreciated Gardner Rea. See it all here.
Here’s Mr. Rea’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:
Gardner Rea (self portrait above from Collier’s Collects Its Wits. Photo from Rea’s NYTs obit, 1966.) Born, Ironton, Ohio 1892. Died, 1966. Collections: The Gentleman Says It’s Pixies / Collier’s Cartoons by Gardner Rea (Robert McBride & Co. 1944), Gardner Rea’s Sideshow (Robert McBride & Co, 1945). New Yorker work: 1st issue (February 21, 1925) – 1965.
Splat! New Yorker Reveals Its Next Cover
Even More Cartoons
12 more pages, showing 18 more cartoons have been released by the publisher of the upcoming (October) New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons. See them here on the book’s Amazon listing.
With 3000 images promised, we’ve been shown a total of 25. Only 2975 to go!
New Yorker Union Certified
The News Guild of New York posted this photo on Twitter congratulating the New Yorker Union’s certification. Keen-eyed observers will note a portion of James Thurber’s wall drawings on the extreme right. The drawings have moved with the magazine since it left its second home at 25 West 43rd Street in 1991.