In a novel use of a published cartoon, Danny Shanahan is now offering to put you in his classic cartoon, “Lassie! Get Help!!” See his website for details & pricing.
Coming October 1st from Random House: The Big New Yorker Book of Cats ( you may remember that The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs was published almost exactly a year ago). As you’d expect, the book boasts a huge number of cat themed cartoons and covers. Here’s a list of the cartoonists represented:
Charles Addams, Harry Bliss, George Booth, Roz Chast, Frank Cotham, Leo Cullum, Joe Dator, Eldon Dedini, Liza Donnelly, J.C. Duffy, Jules Feiffer, Ed Fisher, Ed Frascino, Alex Gregory, Sam Gross, William Hamilton, Bruce Eric Kaplan, Edward Koren, Arnie Levin, Lee Lorenz, Robert Mankoff, Henry Martin, Paul Noth, Donald Reilly, Mischa Richter, Victoria Roberts, Danny Shanahan, Bernard Schoenbaum, Edward Sorel, William Steig, Mick Stevens, Anthony Taber (represented by two multi-page spreads), Mike Twohy, Dean Vietor, Robert Weber, Christopher Weyant, Shannon Wheeler, Jack Ziegler
Cross-over cover artists (meaning those who have contributed both cartoons & covers to The New Yorker): Charles Addams, Abe Birnbaum (his March 30, 1963 cover is of a lion), Ronald Searle, J.J. Sempe, Saul Steinberg, and Gahan Wilson
An exhibit of work by five New Yorker cartoonists opens Saturday, August 24th in the Rhinebeck (New York) Atwater Gallery. Published and unpublished work by Danny Shanahan, Michael Crawford, Carolita Johnson, Liza Donnelly and Michael Maslin will be shown.
Note: you can see some — but not all — of the above cartoonists’ work by going to The New Yorker’s Cartoon Bank site and entering the cartoonist’s name in the “Search” box on the upper right site of the page.
From The Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY), “New Yorker Magazine Exhibit at Rhinecliff Library”
A slide show and Q&A with Shanahan and yours truly begins July 20th at 6. (above: a Shanahan New Yorker cover , and to the left, a Donnelly New Yorker cartoon)
Danny Shanahan’s website.
Liza Donnelly’s website
In honor of his 72nd birthday, here are links to four New Yorker cartoons mentioning Bob Dylan (if you have access to the magazine’s archive, seek out Nat Hentoff’s great Profile of Dylan in the October 24, 1964 issue)
Mick Stevens’ drawing, (above) published December 10, 2007
Michael Shaw’s drawing, published October 25, 2010
John S. P. Walker’s drawing, published June 24, 1991
Danny Shanahan’s drawing, published March 9, 1998