From a blog by Peter McGraw, October 26, 2011, “Will these cartoons be funny in other countries?” – this post, including a short video of an interview with Paul Noth
From Eli Stein’s website, “We All Have to Start Somewhere Dept. Case in Point #16,” this post featuring work by Al Ross
From Salon, October 21, 2001, “The New Yorker writer that time forgot,” this review of a Wolcott Gibbs anthology, Backward Ran Sentences
[ in the earliest days of The New Yorker, Gibbs, as Katharine White’s assistant, was given the sometimes unenviable task of hand holder, which meant talking to the artists, sending them notes, handing them rejections, etc..
Charles Addams fans might remember that Addams illustrated several book jackets for Gibbs, including Season in the Sun (Random House, 1951) and More in Sorrow (Holt, 1958) ]