From his blog, Paul Karisik reports on Angouleme 2012. Lots to read/look at/enjoy.
Two books of interest coming this year: The Receptionist: An Education at The New Yorker by Janet Groth (Algonquin Books, June 26, 2012) and Francoise Mouly’s Blown Covers: New Yorker Covers You Were Never Meant to See (Abrams, April 30, 2012). For more details go to your favorite online book dealer’s site.
From newyorker.com, January 23, 2012, “Cover Story: George Booth Remembers Mawmaw”
From The Comics Journal, January 23, 2012, “Seriously Funny” which includes a must read appreciation of Harvey Kurtzman by Drew Friedman.
From The University of Chicago Library News, October 7, 2011, “RAW magazine in Special Collections”
From The Huffington Post, September 6, 2011, another Big Think video: “Francoise Mouly, Art Editor, Discusses the Cultural Impact of New Yorker Cartoons”
From Edgeways, September 5, 2011, “Striking a Nerve: An Interview with Adrian Tomine”
From the Comics Journal continuing series Know Your New Yorker Cartoonist, this must read interview by Richard Gehr: “Lee Lorenz, Cartoonist, Editor, Writer, Jazzbo”