The Wednesday Spill: A Must-Have For Every Cartoon Library; Today’s newyorker.com Cartoonists

This morning I was thinking about Arnie Levin’s humble 5 1/4″ x 6″ hundred-and-twenty page paperback one-and-only cartoon collection, published in 1980 by Plume: I’ll Skip The Appetizer — I Ate The Flowers.  If you don’t have a copy, well, try to find one (I see there aren’t any available on either AbeBooks, Amazon, or Ebay — heavens!). Selfishly I 

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Weekend Spill: A New Yorker Artists Group Photo From 1984; The Tilley Watch Online, July 27-31, 2020

___________________________________________________________________________________ A fun evening at Parsons School of Design back in October of 1984. The occasion was the opening of a group show of New Yorker art. The group photo above and the smaller photos, by T. Dovidio, appeared in The Village Voice. Below is a barely legible key (sorry!) to the artists shown. One person is unknown to me.

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Henry Martin’s First New Yorker Spot Drawing

Some mornings, when I set out to do the day’s Spill, I’ve no idea what I’ll be posting (other than possibly mentioning the Daily cartoonist & cartoon). Today began with seeing a link to a 17 year old piece on Henry Martin, the great New Yorker cartoonist who passed away the last day of June. In the piece (there’s a

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Henry Martin’s New York Times Obit; Personal History: Cartoonist Correspondence; Article Of Interest: New Yorker Cover Artist Gayle Kabaker; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Henry Martin’s New York Times Obit From The New York Times, July 7, 2020, “Henry Martin, Wry New Yorker Cartoonist, Dead at 94″ Here’s Richard Sandomir’s obit for the wonderful Henry Martin, who passed away a week ago today, just two weeks shy of his 95th birthday. __________________________________________________________________________ Personal History: Cartoonist Correspondence One of the many pleasures of being a

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