Cartoon Companion Goes On Hiatus; More Price, Close Up; Today’s New Yorker Daily Cartoonist: Brooke Bourgeois

The Cartoon Companion  fellows, Max and Phil (and now revealed as Rex Hesner, and the cartoonist, Phil Witte), have announced they are moving on to another pasture. The Spill wishes them well as they delve ever deeper into this peculiar art form.  Read about the move here.   The departure of Cartoon Companion leaves the internet devoid of a site

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Close-Up Of A George Price Original; Today’s New Yorker Daily Cartoonist: Mary Lawton

Attempted Bloggery takes a close look at a George Price original drawing. Here’s his entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: George Price (above) Born in Coytesville, New Jersey, June 9, 1901. Died January 12, 1995, Engelwood, New Jersey. New Yorker work: 1929 – 1991. Lee Lorenz, the New Yorker’s former Art/Cartoon editor, called Price one of the magazine’s great stylists (along

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The Tilley Watch Online, Newyorker.com’s Daily Cartoons, February 4-8, 2019; Post-Auction Hokinsons On Attempted Bloggery; A Charles Saxon Shout-Out

This week’s Daily cartoons — close to 100% Trumpian — were contributed by Jason Adam Katzenstein, Michael Shaw, Peter Kuper, Barry Blitt, and Christopher Weyant. New Yorker cartoonists contributing to Daily Shouts: Ed Steed, Tim Hamilton, Roz Chast, and Emily Flake. See all of the above and more here on newyorker.com ____________________________ Post-Auction Hokinsons on Attempted Bloggery Attempted Bloggery has

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Thurber’s My Life And Hard Times: The Chinese Edition; More Price On Attempted Bloggery; Looking Closely At The New Yorker Issue Of January 4, 1930 On A New Yorker State Of Mind

Guess I’ll add this to my wish list: the Chinese edition of Thurber’s My Life and Hard Times, originally published by Harper & Brothers in 1933. The Chinese edition, published in December of 2018, uses Thurber’s drawing of Bolenciecwcz, the main character from chapter eight’s University Days (the drawing as it appears within the book is full page and carries

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Short Video Of Interest: Setting Up The Bruce Museum’s Masterpieces From The Museum Of Comic Art Exhibit; Attempted Bloggery Looks At George Price

Here’s a short (3 minute) video showing some decision-making for the Bruce Museum’s “Masterpieces From The Museum of Comic Art” exhibit. More info here. ____________________________________________________ Attempted Bloggery Looks At George Price Attempted Bloggery, a Spill go-to website has begun spotlighting some interesting George Price work, including the oddity above. See it all here. George Price’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:

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