Wednesday Spill: Two Classifications Of New Yorker Cartoonists; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Two Classifications Of New Yorker Cartoons If you look at Wolcott Gibbs‘s Foreward in Charles Addams’s 1947 cartoon collection, Addams And Evil, you’ll find this interesting opening sentence. Mr. Gibbs goes on to use Helen Hokinson as an example of an artist who contributed “straight” cartoons, and Addams as “nutty.” Mr. Gibbs describes Ms. Hokinson as a “social critic” with

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Weekend Spill: A (Rejected) Easter Cover Returns; Eckstein & Shaw “Cartoon Pad” Podcast Debuts; The Latest “ToonStack”: Collaborative Cartoons

It’s Easter Sunday, which means this rejected cover attempt of mine from many many years ago has been dusted off and posted. I’d be a liar if I didn’t admit to a bit of Addams influence in the piece.    Eckstein & Shaw “Cartoon Pad” Podcast Debuts The fellows who brought you The Elements Of Stress have debuted a bi-weekly

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The Weekend Spill: Cover Revealed For Paperback Edition Of Charles Addams Biography; ToonStack #3 Posted; Emily Flake On Food

Cover Revealed For Paperback Edition Of Charles Addams Biography Out this coming October from Turner, the paperback edition of Linda Davis’s splendid bio of the late great Charles Addams. Here’s a brief video of the author (holding “Tuesday”) talking about Mr. Addams.  Charles Addams’s entry on the Spill’s A-Z: Charles Addams (Born in Westfield, New Jersey, January 7, 1912. Died

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Weekend Spill: Odds & Ends…An Addams Album Cover; Harold Ross On Gluyas Williams

An Addams Album Cover It never ceases to amaze what pops up online. Yesterday it was this 1957 Dean Gitter album with Charles Addams cover art.  _____________________________________________________________________ Harold Ross On Gluyas Williams I opened a bound volume of The Atlantic Monthly the other day wanting to re-read Charles Morton’s three part article that charts his brief “try for The New

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