Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Blitt’s Kvetchbook; Finck’s Dear Pepper; Video Of Interest: Ivan Brunetti, Chris Ware and “Peanuts Papers” Editor, Andrew Blauner; A Case For Pencils Spotlights Evan Lian

Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon Peter Kuper on Trump’s defense.  Mr. Kuper has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2011. Visit his website here. ____________________________________________________________________ Blitt’s Kvetchbook Barry Blitt’s latest: “A 2020 Guide To Shadow Puppetry” Mr. Blitt began contributing to The New Yorker in 1994. Visit his website here. ___________________________________________________________________ Finck’s Dear Pepper The latest entry from Liana

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Tilley Watch Online; New Yorker Cover Artists on Exhibit: More Hoff Hooplah

It was mostly Loper week on the Daily.  His work appeared Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (on Friday the drawing was co-credited with Evan Allgood).  The other two days saw work by Mary Lawton and Lars Kenseth. Over on Daily Shouts, New Yorker cartoonists included Jeremy Nguyen (co-credited with Karen Chee), and Liana Finck (her continuing “advice” piece).  Here’s a catch-all

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Website of Interest: A Cartoon & Comics Podcast Archive; Alex Gregory Nominated for an Emmy

The New Yorker cartoonist (and snowman expert), Bob Eckstein recently told me about a blog, Virtual Memories loaded with interviews of cartoonists (as well as non-cartoonists). The section, “Comics & Cartooning” lists  such interviewees as New Yorker contributors  Sam Gross, Ben Katchor, Ivan Brunetti, M.K. Brown, Roz Chast, Peter Kuper and Jules Feiffer.  Here’s a link.  Enjoy!   ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Of

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Brunetti’s Memoir: Reviews and an Excerpt

                  Ivan Brunetti’s  Aesthetics: A Memoir  (Yale University Press) is receiving a number of notices.  Here’re a few:     The Comics Journal, June 18, 2013, “Aesthetics: A Memoir”   USA Today, June 18, 2013, “Cartoonist Ivan Brunetti Wants to Inspire You”   Artdaily, June 18, 2013, “New Yorker cover artist Ivan

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