Weekend Spill: Latest Addition To The Spill Library…William Steig’s 1st Collection; The Latest Cartoon Pad Guest: Marisa Acocella; New ToonStack Posted

Latest Addition To The Spill’s Library…William Steig’s 1st Collection It’s taken awhile to get hold of a dust jacketed copy of William Steig’s very first cartoon collection, Man About Town but finally one has arrived here at Spill headquarters. Published in 1932 by Ray Long & Richard R. Smith; hard cover, unpaginated, on good paper stock that has held the

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Weekend Spill: 9/11

George Booth’s drawing that appeared in the first post 9/11 issue of The New Yorker (dated September 24, 2001). It was the only cartoon in that issue.  *The only issue of The New Yorker published without cartoons was the issue of August 31, 1946. That issue contained John Hersey’s “Hiroshima” in its entirety. 

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Friday Spill: Catching Up with The Daily Cartoons; Harvard Lampoon New Yorker Cartoon Parodies; Podcast Guest Of Interest: Joe Dator

Catching Up With The Daily Cartoons Wednesday’s Daily Cartoonist: Shadows at The Supreme Court, from Peter Kuper, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2011. Bonus Daily (Wednesday) from cover artist Jenny Kroik.   Thursday’s Daily Cartoonist: Homework, from Adam Douglas Thompson, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2019. Friday’s Daily: An airport screening from J.A.K. who began

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Thurber Thursday: You’re Kidding, Right?; Latest Cartoon Caption Contest Podcast Guest: Michael Shaw; American Bystander #18 In The House

You’re Kidding, Right? Here’s what the cover of the original edition of James Thurber’s Let Your Mind Alone! looks like. It was published exactly eighty-four years and one day ago (for those not wanting to do the math: September 8, 1937). I think it’s quite a beautiful cover, but then I think almost every Thurber book cover is beautiful. Here

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