The School of Visual Arts Honors Edward Sorel; Screening:Cartoonists at Lunch

This October, The School of Visual Arts will honor Edward Sorel with its Masters Series Award and a retrospective exhibition.  For all the info, click here to visit the SVA site.


Also at SVU, Rachel Loube’s film, Every Tuesday: The Work and Community of The New Yorker Cartoonists will be screened (details here).  The film includes glimpses of a number of cartoonists at lunch (and some lengthier segments featuring a handful of cartoonists in their studios). Appearing in the film are, among others,  Bob Eckstein, Sydney Harris, Farley Katz, Drew Dernavich, Liza Donnelly, Sam Gross, Zachary Kanin, Emily Flake, Tom Hachtman, Felipe Galindo (Feggo), Matthew Diffee, David Borchart, and Warren Miller.


Note: Both of the above events brought to my attention via The New Yorker’s website,

Interviews: Fantagraphics’ Gary Groth, Man With A Pan John Donohue; Study: Men Funnier than Women?; Benefit: Comic Books for Kids in Joplin

From Comic Book Resources, June 21, 2011, “Fantagraphics’ Groth Discusses the State of Comics”

From Psychology Today, June 17, 2011, “New Yorker Cartoonist John Donohue: Man With a Pan”

From The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 22, 2011, “Are Men Funnier than Women?”

From Hurley’s Heroes, June 18, 2011, “Comics Express — A Benefit Comic For Kids in Joplin”