Weekend Spill: Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of January 4-8, 2021; More Spills: Barney Tobey, William Steig

The Tilley Watch Online: An end of week listing of artists contributing to newyorker.com features, January 4 – 8, 2021 The Daily Cartoon: Tim Hamilton, Brendan Loper, David Ostow, Zoe Si, Sofia Warren, Sarah Kempa. Daily Shouts: J.A.K (with Evan Waite), Olivia de Recat (with Julia Edelman), Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook: “Donald Trump: Fire-Breather” & “Hello, Georgia?” Culture Desk: Emily Flake,

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Friday Spill: Peter Arno, Born 117 Years Ago Today; Early Release: New Yorker’s January 18, 2021 Cover; Daily Cartoonists & Cartoons

  Seven years ago I received an anonymous gift through the mail: an interesting copy of Peter Arno’s 1931 collection of drawings, Hullabaloo.  The book was obviously well-loved as it included a stack of clipped drawings (mostly cartoons) and glued-in clippings (cartoons by Arno, some by his New Yorker colleagues). One of the pasted-in clippings is a piece by Selma

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The Weekend Spill: Bob Eckstein’s Cartoon Newsletter, “The Bob”; The Tilley Watch Online, April 26 – May 1, 2020; Like Links?

______________________________________________________________ Bob Eckstein’s Newsletter, “The Bob” Here’s a fun (and free!) cartoon-centric newsletter. Mr. Eckstein, who has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2007, generously provides more than a good handful of his cartoons, and then some. Subscribe here to The Bob. Among Mr. Eckstein’s many pursuits [see below] is editing a series of cartoon collections*, all published by

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Peter Kuper Direct Draws Little Donald’s Sneeze; A Case For Pencils Spotlights Hartley Lin’s Tools Of The Trade; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon…And Yesterday’s; Seth’s City; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist; More Spills: Chast, Blitt

Calling his recent New Yorker piece, Little Donald’s Sneeze (After Winsor McCay’s ‘Little Sammy Sneeze’) a “Photoshop fest” Peter Kuper decided to do a sort of take 2 — without Photoshop.  Edward Sorel has referred to working this way as direct drawing. In an email, Mr. Kuper told the Spill: “I had to check if my McCay drawing chops were

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The Latest American Bystander; Jason Chatfield’s Covid-19 Diary; Daily Cartoon & Daily Shouts Cartoonists (Yesterday’s & Today’s)…And Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook

The latest American Bystander (March 2020) has landed on my desk —  it’s a treat!  Here are The New Yorker cartoonists whose contributions you’ll find in the issue (and in the case of John Cuneo, on the issue’s cover): George Booth (besides a full-page Booth drawing there’s a lovely photo of Mr. Booth on the very last page), Roz Chast

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