Sipress Sees The Birds; Feiffer, Katchor, Burns, Tomorrow, Mankoff & more at Small Press Expo; Books on the Horizon

  From newyorker.com, August 27, 2014: “A Fear of The Birds“ — a piece by the cartoonist, David Sipress.       _________________________________________________________________________________________________   From Michael Cavna’s  Washington Post “Comic Riffs” column, August 27, 2014, “SPX 2014: From alt-weeklies to web-comics, Small Press Expo announces its programming slate” Among those scheduled to appear are Ben Katchor, Tom Tomorrow, Jules Feiffer,

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Steinberg & Hitchcock

New Yorker cartoonist Liam Walsh brought this intersection of Steinberg and Alfred Hitchcock to my attention. From Hitchcock’s 1955 film, The Trouble with Harry, the opening credits. Ink Spill visitors might remember that Liam also alerted this site to  another Hitchcock/New Yorker connection. In Hitchcock’s 1944 film, Lifeboat,  Eustace Tilley has a cameo at the 2:04 mark (sorry, you’ll have

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Video: Tilley and Hitchcock

My thanks to New Yorker cartoonist, Liam Walsh, for passing along this link to a clip from Alfred Hitchcock’s 1944 film, Lifeboat, wherein Eustace Tilley has a cameo at the 2:04 mark. Note:  Russell Maloney profiled Hitchcock in The New Yorker, September 10, 1938; great reading, including this tidbit about Hitchcock’s dining habit: “He likes to eat steak and ice

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