The Weekend Spill: Chuck Jones’s Eustace; The Cartoon Takeover Issue; The Tilley Watch Online, December 22-28, 2019

Here’s something new to me: the great Chuck Jones  take-off on Eustace Tilley. The poster can be found here. ___________________________________________________________________________ The Cartoon Takeover It was an exciting week in The New Yorker cartoon world, what with the arrival of the magazine’s first ever Cartoon Takeover issue (covered here last Monday). For everyone who says that the first thing they turn

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The Weekend Spill: A Memorial For New Yorker Artist Dana Fradon; The New Yorker Artists Who Contributed To Newyorker.com This Week; Meet The Artist (1943): Barbara Shermund

A Memorial For Dana Fradon A Memorial is set for The New Yorker artist, Dana Fradon, who passed away this Fall.  The public is invited. Photo: l-r, The New Yorker artist, Charles Saxon, The New Yorker‘s former Art Editor, James Geraghty, Mr. Fradon, and The New Yorker artist, Whitney Darrow, Jr.. Photo courtesy Sarah Geraghty Herndon Memorial Info: Where: the

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The Weekend Spill: Peter Kuper’s NYT’s Book Review Back Page; The Tilley Watch Online, October 28 – November 1, 2019; Karasik Speaks; A Mary Petty Exhibit In Maryland

Peter Kuper’s New York Times Book Review  “Graphic Review” Be sure to check out Peter Kuper’s “Graphic Review” (featured in tomorrow’s New York Times Book Review). His new book, Heart Of Darkness is out November 5th. He’ll be appearing to sign and speak about the book twice in New York next week (see yesterday’s Spill for links to venues). ______________________________________________________________________

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The Wednesday Tilley Watch: Rejected New Yorker Cover Of The Week; The Halloween Dailies (Shouts & Cartoon); 37 Reasons To Buy This Cartoon Collection

Rejected New Yorker Cover of The Week One of the best there is, John Cuneo, recently posted this rejected New Yorker cover submission. See more of Mr. Cuneo’s work on Instagram; see his published New Yorker cover art here. — My thanks to John Cuneo for allowing me to Spill it. _____________________________________________________________ The Halloween Dailies (Shouts & Cartoon) Shouts:  Ali

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The Weekend Spill: Donnelly & Thurber’s Influence; A Thurber Event At The Society Of Illustrators; The Tilley Watch Online; Interview Of Interest: Seth; Chris Ware In Conversation With Chip Kidd

Donnelly & Thurber’s Influence From The Cleveland Plain Dealer (cleveland.com), September 1, 2019, “James Thurber continues to influence today’s cartoonists”  — this piece by Marilyn Greenwald ___________________________________________ A Thurber Anniversary Event At The Society Of Illustrators From The Society Of Illustrators, this notice of a Thurber event this coming October. Coinciding with the 125th birthday celebration publication of Collected Fables

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