It’s always a good day when a cartoon anthology is published. Today’s one of those days. The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons, edited By Bob Eckstein and published by Princeton Architectural Press, is officially out today. Cover art by the great Sam Gross and cartoons by some of the New Yorker‘s greatest artists, including George Booth, Edward Koren and Jack Ziegler. Here’s a brief interview with Mr. Eckstein about the collection.
Below: the back cover, listing the contributors.
Interview Of Interest: Ed Steed
Richard Gehr, who gave us I Only Read It For The Cartoons (New Harvest, 2014) interviews Ed Steed (one of the contributors to the Ultimate Cartoon Book mentioned above). Mr. Steed began contributing to The New Yorker in 2013. See some of his work here.
Podcast Of Interest: Mark Alan Stamaty Talks With Gil Roth
From Gil Roth’s Virtual Memories Podcast, this conversation mostly centered around the 40th anniversary reissue of Mr. Stamaty’s MacDoodle Street, but there is a fleeting mention about his New Yorker work. Listen here.
Today’s Daily Shouts
Beginning today, The Spill will note Daily Shouts pieces when the contributor is a New Yorker cartoonist. First up: Emily Flake’s The Real Florida Man, posted early this morning.
Ms. Flake has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2008. Link here to her website.
Today’s Daily Cartoonist/Cartoon
Today’s Daily: keeping secrets, Washington, D.C. style, courtesy of Brendan Loper. Mr. Loper has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2016. You can see more of his work here.