From Thinking Outside the Long Box, July 26, 2018 — this podcast with Pia Guerra.
Ms. Guerra’s first contribution to The New Yorker appeared in the issue of December 18, 2017. Her forthcoming book, Me The People (Image Comics) will be out this October.
The Daily cartoons were 4/5s Trumpian this week, with an argument to be made for the 5th being in the Trump sphere as well. The cartoonists: Joe Dator, Ellis Rosen, Paul Noth, Peter Kuper, and JAK.
Contributing New Yorker cartoonists on the Daily Shouts: Liana Finck, and Sara Lautman.
You can see all the work, and more, here.
Cartoon Companion Rates the Latest New Yorker Cartoons
In a world where there are very few websites devoted to New Yorker cartoons, Cartoon Companion is all by itself as a place where the latest cartoons are prodded, poked and evaluated. Here’s the latest installment.
Three out of the five panelists slated to appear on tonight’s panel at The Society of Illustrators Funny Ladies event were guests on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer show this morning (archived here).
Above, in the WNYC studio, left to right: Liza Donnelly, Carolita Johnson, and Liana Finck
From The New York Times, July 22, 2018, “My Left Hand vs. My Right Hand” — this Op-Ed piece by Liza Donnelly about breaking her right arm — the one with her drawing hand. Here’s an Ink Spill piece about it from last Fall.
Below: a tweet from Ms. Donnelly the day of the break.
And speaking of Ms. Donnelly and cartoons, here’s her just posted newyorker.com piece about the upcoming exhibit, Funny Ladies at The New Yorker.
It includes a fab slide show of work by some of the artists in the show.
Link here for info about the exhibit at the Society of Illustrators
Another very Trumpian week (but of course!) for the Daily Cartoon, with contributions by Brendan Loper (twice), Mary Lawton, Ellis Rosen, and Lars Kenseth.
And on the Daily Shouts, the contributing New Yorker cartoonists were David Sipress, and a group effort from Sharon Levy, Olivia de Recat, and the aforementioned Mr. Kenseth
You can see all of the above, and more on newyorker.com.
Cartoon Companion Rates Latest New Yorker Cartoons
The CC’s “Max” and “Simon” return with their trademark cartoon ratings. The boys focus on the work in the issue of July 23, 2018. Seth Fleishman is awarded the CC‘s coveted Top Toon blue ribbon. Read it all here.
The Eisner Award winners were announced last night. Congrats to all the nominated folks, with an extra woo-hoo to New Yorker cartoonists, Shannon Wheeler and Paul Karasik.
Mouly & Spiegelman on Steinberg
From newyorker.com‘s Culture Desk, “Saul Steinberg: On The Hyphen Between High And Low”
— this brief piece in conjunction with a Steinberg exhibit at The Drawing Room.