Looking ahead, politically and Pikachu-y from J.A.K. Mr. K. began contributing to The New Yorker in 2014.
The Daily Cartoon: Seth Fleishman, Christopher Weyant, Elisabeth McNair, J.A.K., Avi Steinberg, and Tom Toro.
Daily Shouts: Julia Wertz, Edward Steed, and Ellis Rosen (with Irving Ruan)
To see all of the above, and more, link here.
Two Books From McPhail
From Publishers Weekly, “Book Deals: Week of April 29, 2019” — news of a two-book deal for Will McPhail. The first, a graphic novel, “In, The Story of Nick” will be out in 2020. The second, Collected Cartoons, will be just that.
Mr. McPhail began contributing to The New Yorker in 2014. Visit his website here.
Further reading: From The Daily Cartoonist: “Tales From the Reuben — Cranky Digression”
— D.D. Degg fact-checks the PW‘.
About Zach Kanin
From Monsters & Critics, April 27, 2019, “Zach Kanin: Who is writer and creator behind I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson on Netflix”
Mr. Kanin began contributing to The New Yorker in 2005. Further reading here.
The second in a series (the first: The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons), Everyone’s A Critic: The Ultimate Cartoon Book, edited by Bob Eckstein, published by Princeton Architectural Press, will be available October 22nd.
From the publisher: We are all critics now. From social media “likes” to reviews on Yelp and Rotten Tomatoes, we’re constantly asked to give our opinion and offer feedback. Everyone’s a Critic is a curated collection of the best and brightest New Yorker cartoonists celebrating the art of the drawn critique, whether about restaurants, art, sports, dates, friends, or modern life. Featuring the work of thirty-six masters of the cartoon, including Roz Chast, Sam Gross, Nick Downes, Liza Donnelly, Bob Mankoff, Michael Maslin, and Mick Stevens, over half the cartoons in this book appear in print for the first time.
(Cover drawing by Danny Shanahan).
Fave Photo Of The Day: Eckstein, Downes, and Borchart
From last night’s event at Word Bookstore for The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons. Seated, l-r, Bob Eckstein, Nick Downes, and David Borchart.
Flake’s Hug Book
From the publisher: Emily Flake–keen observer of human behavior and life’s less-than-triumphant moments–codifies the most common awkward hugs that have plagued us all (sadly, multiple times).
Ms. Flake began contributing to The New Yorker in 2008. Visit her website here.
Shannon Wheeler’s “Why Did We Trust Him?”
From the publisher: Shannon Wheeler unloads a new set of top notch cartoons in this premium collection… Wheeler demonstrates what won him a couple of Eisner Awards with a more personal set of single panel comics. Relationships, social norms, cats, dogs, food, and himself, are all targets of his urbane wit.
Mr. Wheeler began contributing to The New Yorker in May of 2009. Visit his website here.
From Moment Magazine: Have I Got A Cartoon For You!
Due October 10th, from Moment Books, edited by a former New Yorker cartoon editor (now the Esquire cartoon editor).
Today’s Daily Cartoonist/Cartoon
Today’s Daily cartoon, by J.A.K. (Jason Adam Katzenstein), is Elizabeth Warren-centric. Mr. K. began contributing to The New Yorker in 2014.
On Tuesday, April 23rd, Bob Eckstein’s promotional tour for The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons makes a stop at Word Bookstore. Mr. Eckstein will be joined by fellow New Yorker cartoonists Nick Downes and David Borchart. Mr. Downes began contributing to The New Yorker in 1998. Both Mr. Borchart and Mr. Eckstein began contributing to The New Yorker in 2007.
On April 24th, Mort Gerberg continues his promotional campaign for the recently released Mort Gerberg: On the Scene. He’ll be joined at The New York Historical Society by Garry Trudeau, and New Yorker contributor, Sofia Warren. Mr. Gerberg began contributing to The New Yorker in 1965, Ms. Warren in 2017. (Mr. Eckstein’s event is free; Mr. Gerberg’s costs $20.00)
Today’s Daily Cartoon/Cartoonist
Yesterday’s Daily Shouts
The Spill is a day late again: yesterday’s Daily Shouts is part of a series by Liana Finck. Ms. Finck began contributing to The New Yorker in 2013.
Joe Dator’s New Website!
Mr. Dator, a Spill favorite since he began contributing to The New Yorker in 2006 has a brand new website. Go see!
Today’s Daily Shouts By a Trio of Cartoonists
Amy Kurzweil, J.A.K. and Ellis Rosen teamed up for today’s Daily Shouts (this trio cartoonist effort is possibly a first for Shouts).
Ms. Kurzweil began contributing to The New Yorker in 2016; Mr. Katzenstein in 2014; Mr. Rosen in 2016.
An end of the week reminder of which New Yorker cartoonist was where on newyorker.com
The Daily Cartoon: New Yorker cartoonists contributing this week were Lila Ash (two appearances), Colin Tom, Ivan Ehlers, and Brendan Loper.
Daily Shouts: New Yorker cartoonists contributing this week were J.A.K. (with Julia Rothman), Sarah Ransohoff (with Johnny DiNapoli). Also contributing was the New Yorker‘s assistant cartoon editor, Colin Stokes.
Blogs Of Interest
….Attempted Bloggery looks at a George Booth original drawing recently auctioned for a song.
…and don’t forget the George Booth (documentary film project) Kickstarter campaign underway. Six days to go!
…A New Yorker State of Mind continues its bang-up job of chronologically deep-diving into every single issue of the magazine. Two issues this week!
(both covers shown by Rea Irvin)