New Yorker Cartoonist and Ideaman Robert Muccio: 1931-2015

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Word has reached Ink Spill of the passing of Robert Muccio, a New Yorker cartoonist and ideaman (he contributed over 50 ideas to fellow New Yorker cartoonists). According to his obituary, Mr. Muccio worked two decades for Norcross Greeting Cards. Besides The New Yorker his work appeared in Mad Magazine, Boys Life, and The Saturday Review. He also wrote greeting cards for Hallmark, Gibson and American Greetings. Mr. Muccio was a member of Ink Spill‘s One Club, a distinction earned by cartoonists who were published just once (under their own name) in the magazine.

Read Mr. Muccio’s  obituary here. [My thanks to the Muccio family for use of the photograph]

 

Below: Mr. Muccio’s New Yorker cartoon from the issue of October 10, 1964

 

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New Yorker’s Special True Crime Reader of Writing & Cartoons

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Just out, The New Yorker Reader: True Crime,  an anthology of writing and cartoons with these 36 cartoonists represented:

Charles Addams, Peter Arno, Charles Barsotti, Harry Bliss, David Borchart, Michael Crawford, Leo Cullum, Drew Dernavich, Matthew Diffee, Emily Flake, Alex Gregory, William Haefeli, William Hamilton, Marshall Hopkins, Bruce Eric Kaplan, Farley Katz, Edward Koren, Arnie Levin, Lee Lorenz, Bob Mankoff, Michael Maslin, Ariel Molvig, Paul Noth, John O’Brien, Mischa Richter, Bernard Schoenbaum, Danny Shanahan, Edward Steed, Peter Steiner, James Stevenson,  Mike Twohy, P.C. Vey, Kim Warp, Christopher Weyant, Gahan Wilson, Jack Ziegler