A bout with flu has kept Ink Spill out of commission for a number of days, but things should be back to normal soon. Coming soon: an Ink Spill interview with Danny Shanahan.
From TedEd, January 17, 2013, “What’s the difference between animators and cartoonists?” — this two part video. Donnelly, who recently worked with TedEd in making a short animation about her process of creating cartoons, speaks with one of the TedEd animators involved in the project.
Just out from Jack De Bellis, John Updike’s Early Years (Lehigh University Press). The author is responsible for a number of books on Updike, including a two volume bibliography as well as The John Updike Encyclopedia. As Updike fans likely know, he was intent on being a cartoonist in his younger days.
Peter Arno was born today in 1904. To read more please go to New Yorker Cartoon Editor, Bob Mankoff’s blog on The New Yorker’s website, where you’ll find my Introduction to Arno’s biography, Mad At Something.