Weekend Spill: A New Yorker Rarity Listed On Ebay; New ToonStack…”Listen Up!”; Society Of Illustrators (Virtual) Event Of Interest: Uncensored! –John Cuneo & Joe Ciardiello; Mort Moves; The Tilley Watch Online, April 5-9, 2021

A New Yorker Rarity Listed On Ebay I rarely mention the interesting New Yorker-centric things that turn up on Ebay, or other auction sites, but this particular book, What! No Pie Charts? deserves its moment in the Spill spotlight. As you see in the title page below, the text is by Corey Ford, the fellow who named Eustace Tilley. The

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Cover Revealed: “Inked: Cartoons, Confessions, Rejected Ideas, And Secret Sketches From The New Yorker’s Joe Dator”

Cover Revealed: From the fab cartoonist, Joe Dator, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2006, a cartoon collection (and more) from Turner, due out this November. From the publisher: Inked is more than a book of cartoons. Dator also dives into the creative process, offering bonus commentary on how ideas have come to fruition, how one idea has

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Thurber Thursday: A Thurber Self-Portrait in a 1943 Catalog; Graphic Piece Of Interest: Bishakh Som; Daily Cartoonists & Cartoons; Article Of Interest…Peter Porges & Co. Exhibit, “Three With A Pen”

From a great little catalog for a 1943 exhibit, “Meet The Artist,” at San Francisco’s M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, here’s a Thurber self portrait and bio, with the intriguing first sentence: “My life story is simple.” The exhibit also included the following New Yorker artists:  Alajalov, Whitney Darrow, Jr., Richard Decker, Alan Dunn, William Gropper, Rea Irvin, Roberta Macdonald,

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