Holy Happenstance, Batman!

                  Sharp-eyed New Yorker cartoon followers will notice that the magazine recently ran two Bat-Signal drawings: one by Danny Shanahan  in this most recent issue, and one last week by Ben Schwartz.  A quick glance at the magazine’s Cartoon Bank archive turned up only two previous efforts, but I have a feeling

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Ink Spill’s Fave Photo of the Day: Walsh, Schwartz & Dator; “I Only Read It For the Cartoons” Author to Speak at the New York Public Library

Ink Spill’s Fave Photo of the Day (courtesy of Joe Dator): Liam Walsh, Ben Schwartz and Joe Dator working on a podcast (a link to the podcast will be posted here once there’s a link to post)   __________________________________________________________________________________________________   Richard Gehr, author of I Only Read It For the Cartoons will speak  at The New York Public Library on

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Update: Postponed! Arnie Levin & Sam Gross in Conversation with Richard Gehr; A Look at The New Yorker’s 2nd Issue; Ben Schwartz on A Case For Pencils

Update:  This event postponed. Richard Gehr, author of I Only Read It For The Cartoons,  will be in conversation with Arnie Levin and Sam Gross tomorrow at Baruch College. Details here (scroll down for the event).         _________________________________________________________     Attempted Bloggery takes a close look at The New Yorker’s 2nd issue (above: Al Frueh’s cover). Go

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Video: Lee Lorenz, Arnie Levin, Victoria Roberts and Sam Gross at SVA; Another Fave Photo

  From left to right: Richard Gehr (author of I Only Read It For the Cartoons), Lee Lorenz, Sam Gross, Arnie Levin, and Victoria Roberts at The School of Visual Arts on December 11th.  If you didn’t make it to the event last week, you are now able to watch most of it here . ________________________________________________________________ Felipe Galindo posted the below photo

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