The great cartoonist, Al Ross, turned 100 yesterday. Ross, born in Vienna, Austria, began contributing to The New Yorker in November of 1937. He has contributed over 600 drawings since. (photo above from the NY1 video)
From NY1, a brief video of Ross celebrating yesterday
To see some of Mr. Ross’s New Yorker work, visit the magazine’s Cartoon Bank here.
From The Library of America, The 50 Funniest American Writers: An Anthology of Humor from Mark Twain to The Onion , edited by Andy Borowitz, includes work by James Thurber, E.B. White, Dorothy Parker, Donald Barthelme, Veronica Geng, Tom Wolfe, Ian Frazier, Susan Orlean, Calvin Trillin, S.J. Perelman, Woody Allen, Peter De Vries, Philip Roth, and many many more.