From The Internet Writing Workshop, “This Day in Writing History” — a brief bio of James Thurber on the anniversary of his birth, this day in 1894.
From 20X2 11.0 at SXSW 2011 – Why Did You Do It? (on Vimeo), Drew Dernavich explains what inspired him to work in wood cuts
Over at The Comics Journal, Shannon Wheeler’s been keeping an online graphic diary of his recent visit to New York City (including a stop at The New Yorker).
From Poynter.org, December 8, 2011, “Second visual plagiarism case may lead to ethical guidelines for editorial cartoons”
From The Telegraph, December 7, 2011, “David Langdon“ — this obit.
From Westfield Comics Blog, “Interview: Dean Mullaney and Jared Gardner on IDW’s Cartoon Monarch: Otto Soglow and The Little King”
From newyorker.com’s blog, The Book Bench, December 6, 2011, “An Artist’s War” — this post on Joe Farris’s new book
From The Washington Post’s blog, Comic Riffs, December 6, 2011, “Jeff Stahler Suspended: Columbus Dispatch political cartoonist’s work probed over ‘striking similarity’ to New Yorker cartoon”
And for more, go to The Daily Cartoonist, for Alan Gardner’s post “Coincidence or plagiarism for Jeff Stahler” (December 6, 2011)