Radio Piece Of Interest: Dave Coverly; Surreal McCoy’s Wolf Of Baghdad Soundtrack Now 98% Funded; Cover Revealed For Next Marx/Chast Book; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Today’s Daily Shouts

Radio Piece Of Interest: Dave Coverly From  WEMU.org, July 2, 2019, “Creative:Impact — Ann Arbor Man Creates Thought-Provoking Laughter Through Cartoon Panel” — that Ann Arbor man is Dave Coverly, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2007. Visit his website here.  Above: a Coverly drawing published in The New Yorker, April 23, 2007 __________________________________________________________________________ Surreal McCoy’s Wolf Of

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Happy 93rd, George Booth!; Articles Of Interest: Maira Kalman, Ken Krimstein; Ali Fitzgerald’s Daily Shouts; The Daily Cartoonists & Cartoons: Lila Ash, Liz Montague

Happy 93rd George Booth! Here’s to one of The New Yorker‘s greatest artists, George Booth, born 93 years ago today in Cainsville, Missouri. Above: Rehearsal’s Off! (Dodd, Mead & Co., 1976) Mr. Booth at the Society of Illustrators, November 2017 for the opening of George Booth — A Cartoonist’s Life East Side Main St., Cainsville, Mo. The Essential George Booth,

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Fave Photo Of The Day: Leighton, Kaplan & Chast; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Amy Hwang’s Daily Shouts

Fave Photo Of The Day From last night’s Ultimate Cartoon Book Of Book Cartoons event at NYC’s Grolier Club.  L-r: Robert Leighton, Bruce Eric Kaplan, and Roz Chast (missing from the photo: the book’s editor, Bob Eckstein). Robert Leighton began contributing to The New Yorker in 2002. Bruce Kaplan in 1991, and Roz Chast in 1978, Bob Eckstein in 2007.

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Two Peacocks Walk Into A Room; Rare Book Of Interest: A John M. Price Cartoon Anthology: Sara Lautman’s Daily Shouts; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Avi Steinberg

In one of those million-to-one cartoon moments, both my colleague Harry Bliss (with his collaborator Steve Martin) and I have similar drawings out this week (his in his syndicated daily spot, and mine in The New Yorker). What’s unusual, besides the timing of publication, and the peacock standing in a doorway in both drawings, is the use of the peacock

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