One of the pleasures of this cartoonist’s life is receiving a new cartoon anthology in the mail, and then sitting with it at my work area (thus the cartoon fragment at the top of the accompanying photo), and paging through cover-to-cover (hey, it’s not like sitting down with The Tale Of Two Cities — we’re talking a half hour, tops, to “finish” the entire book). Everyone’s A Critic (Princeton Architectural Press) is the second in what promises to be a series of cartoon anthologies edited by New Yorker cartoonist Bob Eckstein (the first book in the series: The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons). Mr. Eckstein will speak with the Spill about the book’s cartoons and cartoonists as we close in on the pub date (October 22th).
*full disclosure: my work appears in this anthology, and the Thurber book below
Library Journal Review of New Thurber Book
The Library Journal review is up for Michael Rosen’s spectacular A Mile And A Half Of Lines: The Art Of James Thurber. Read it here.
Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon
Brendan Loper on the weight of the news. Mr. Loper has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2016.
Elle’s Q&A With Liana Finck
From Elle, October 1, 2019, “Why Liana Finck, Instagram’s Favorite Cartoonist Had To Stop Drawing Strollers”
Ms. Finck’s latest book is Excuse Me. See the Spill review here.