Chatfield Pencilled; From Dick Buchanan’s Files: Work by Gardner Rea; Splat! New Yorker Reveals Its Next Cover; Even More Cartoons; New Yorker Union Certified

Chatfield Pencilled Jason Chatfield is up next on A Case For Pencils, Jane Mattimoe’s wonderful blog wherein New Yorker cartoonists show us their tools of the trade.  Read it here! ______________________________________________________________________  From Dick Buchanan’s files via Mike Lynch: Gardner Rea Mike Lynch has posted another bevy of cartoons from Dick Buchanan’s Files.  This time it’s work from the underappreciated Gardner

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The Wednesday Watch: Happy 96th, Dana Fradon!; Profile of Interest: George Booth; A Syd Hoff Selection; Hugette Martell in NY Review of Books; Chatfield Chats About Trump

Happy 96th Dana Fradon!  Very best birthday wishes to Mr. Fradon, our senior New Yorker cartoonist.  Above, a powerhouse quartet: three New Yorker cartoonists and their editor. Left to right: Charles Saxon, James Geraghty (the New Yorker‘s Art Editor from 1939 – 1973), Dana Fradon, and Whitney Darrow, Jr.  Westport, September, 1982. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Geraghty Herndon). Mr. Fradon’s

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Dick Buchanan’s 40s Faves: Barbara Shermund, Chon Day, Addams, C.E.M, Barlow, Richard Taylor, and More; Publishers Weekly on the Growing Popularity of MoCCA’s Fest

Dick Buchanan’s 40s Faves Mike Lynch has been posting selected materials from the Dick Buchanan Files for quite some time.  In today’s post Mr. Buchanan offers up favorites from the 1940s. All of the cartoonists in this post would’ve been familiar to New Yorker readers (and some still are). See them here. ______________________________________________________________________ Publishers Weekly on MoCCA’s Popularity From PW,

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Marisa Acocella’s Animation; Blog Post of Interest: Captionless Cartoons; Campbell Fest Rolls On

Marisa Acocella’s Animation Marisa Acocella’s animated “Mission Control” is up on Youtube.  See it here. Ms. Acocella began contributing to the New Yorker in 1998.  Her most recent book was Ann Tenna. _________________________________________________________________ Blog Post of Interest: Captionless Cartoons Thanks to Dick Buchanan by way of Mike Lynch’s blog we can see a sampling of non-New Yorker captionless cartoons from

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