The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of November 25, 2019; Today’s Daily Cartoon & Daily Shouts Cartoonists

The Cover: It’s the Food Issue and it’s the Thanksgiving issue, so surprise: a turkey. You can read a Q&A with the cover artist here. The Cartoonists: The Cartoons… random comments on a few of the cartoons in this issue: …Mick Stevens delivers a fab caveman drawing (it’s on page 69).  Beautiful drawing with a great caption. …another fine drawing/caption

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“The Table In Mr. Ross’s Office Where We Used To Sit To Work On Pictures”; Book Of Interest: Alay-Oop By William Gropper; A Case For Pencils On Maddie Dai’s Tools Of The Trade; Daily Shouts & Daily Cartoon Cartoonists; Meet The Artist (1943): Dorothy McKay

“The Table Where We Used To Sit To Work On Pictures” A photo I’ve seen before on the web, but never with the note attached you see above. The letter, signed “Jim”  was written by the then art editor James Geraghty.* The “Gardner” it’s addressed to was likely Gardner Rea, one of the magazine’s artists. There’s another possibility: the “Gardner”

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The Weekend Spill: The Online Watch, November 3-8, 2019; A Swann Galleries Teaser With Addams, Steinberg & More

The Online Watch: a listing of New Yorker cartoonists who’ve contributed to The Daily Cartoon and/or Daily Shouts, November 3-8, 2019. The Daily Cartoon:  Jon Adams, Ward Sutton, Ali Solomon, Kim Warp, Lila Ash. Daily Shouts: David Ostow, J.A.K. (with Erin Chack), Teresa Burns Parkhurst. ________________________________ Swann Galleries December 10th Teaser The upcoming December 10th Swann Illustration catalog is not

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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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More Gahan Wilson; A Peter Arno Rarity From The Bloom Vault; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Humor Mag Of Interest: American Bystander #12; Today’s Daily Shouts…By Amy Kurzweil; Preview Of Interest on Salon: Shannon Wheeler’s “Mueller Report”

More Gahan Wilson From 27East.com, October 24, 2019, “Cartoonist Gahan Wilson Is Looking To Find His Way”  — this piece by Annette Hinkle on one of the modern masters of the form. …and this Chicago Sun-Times column from Neil Steinberg, October 24, 2019, “‘Lucky to be alive’ — morbid cartoonist faces dementia” _________________________________________________________ A Peter Arno Rarity From The Bloom

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