A Great Cartoonist Needs Our Help


The Spill ends the work-week the way it began, with notice of a GoFundMe campaign for the great New Yorker cartoonist, Gahan Wilson, who is suffering from severe dementia. 

To donate and read all about the campaign go here.

For close to forty-five years Mr. Wilson has shared his fabulous world with us in the pages and on the cover of The New Yorker.  Steven Charles-Jaffee’s 2013 documentary, Born Dead, Still Weird, gave us a tour of Mr. Wilson’s real-life world — it’s a must see for anyone who loves comic art and artists.  

To see his work go to the official Gahan Wilson websiteThere’s also The New Yorker Cartoon Bank.


Gahan Wilson: Born Dead Still Weird to Screen @ NYC’s IFC Center Oct 11th


We’ve been following the progress of Steven-Charles Jaffe’s documentary, Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird.  Just a reminder that it will show at the IFC Center in Manhattan on October 11-17.  Mr. Jaffe will be doing a Q&A following the matinees on the 11th, 12th & 13th.  For exact screening times, go to the website:  Born Dead, Still Weird


Mr. Jaffe has sent along this corrected current link to the trailer

New Trailer & The Poster for Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird

Born Dead poster

















We recently told you that Steven-Charles Jaffee’s documentary “Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird” will be shown in NYC this October — and now there’s a new trailer


The nearly two minute clip includes appearances by the one and only Hugh Hefner as well as The New Yorker’s current editor, David Remnick.

And now there’s a poster as well (above). Very exciting stuff!

Link to the film’s website here.

Link to some of Gahan Wilson’s work for The New Yorker here.