Jane Mattimoe’s Case For Pencils throws its spotlight on funny guy, Lars Kenseth.
For more Lars, check out this Spill piece from 2017.
From UV Index, November 8, 2018, “Ed Koren, the ‘New Yorker’ cartoonist who served as Vermont’s cartoon laureate, releases new book” — this press release mentioning two upcoming events featuring Mr. Koren.
Ed Koren began contributing to The New Yorker in 1962. Link here to his website.
An Early Release of Next Week’s Cover
As happens every so often, the magazine has early-released its upcoming cover (cover artist: Barry Blitt). You can read about it here.
Colin Tom Pencilled
Jane Mattimoe’s Case For Pencils’ spotlight falls on Colin Tom. Mr. Tom began contributing to The New Yorker in 2015.
Go here to read all about Mr. Tom’s tools of the trade.
Live New Yorker Cartoons On Late Night With Seth Meyers
The New Yorker‘s editor, David Remnick (above left) returned to NBC’s “Late Night With Seth Meyers” for the seventh installment of “Live New Yorker Cartoons” (this one carried the tag, “Raiders of the Lost Snark”). Cartoons by Liam Walsh, Liana Finck, Jon Adams, Zach Kanin, and Mick Stevens were brought to life. See it here.
Cartoon Companion Rates The Latest New Yorker Cartoons
The CC’s “Max” and “Simon” focus on all the cartoons in the latest issue of the New Yorker (the one with the row boat on the cover). Read it here.
Fave Photo Of The Day: Lars Kenseth & Ben Schwartz
— photo courtesy of Mr. Kenseth
Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell Pencilled
Trump (or in the realm of Trump) still dominating this weeks Daily Cartoon. The final Daily of the week was corporate. The contributing cartoonists: Brendan Loper (twice), David Sipress, Peter Kuper, and Jon Adams.
Over on Daily Shouts, zippo contributing New Yorker cartoonists this week.
To see all of the above, and more, link here.
Cartoonists Ask Questions
Jane Mattimoe has begun a new branch of her long-running blog A Case For Pencils: cartoonists asking questions. Go here to see who’s asked what.
From Dick Buchanan’s files via Mike Lynch: Gardner Rea
Mike Lynch has posted another bevy of cartoons from Dick Buchanan’s Files. This time it’s work from the underappreciated Gardner Rea. See it all here.
Here’s Mr. Rea’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:
Gardner Rea (self portrait above from Collier’s Collects Its Wits. Photo from Rea’s NYTs obit, 1966.) Born, Ironton, Ohio 1892. Died, 1966. Collections: The Gentleman Says It’s Pixies / Collier’s Cartoons by Gardner Rea (Robert McBride & Co. 1944), Gardner Rea’s Sideshow (Robert McBride & Co, 1945). New Yorker work: 1st issue (February 21, 1925) – 1965.
Splat! New Yorker Reveals Its Next Cover
Even More Cartoons
12 more pages, showing 18 more cartoons have been released by the publisher of the upcoming (October) New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons. See them here on the book’s Amazon listing.
With 3000 images promised, we’ve been shown a total of 25. Only 2975 to go!
New Yorker Union Certified
The News Guild of New York posted this photo on Twitter congratulating the New Yorker Union’s certification. Keen-eyed observers will note a portion of James Thurber’s wall drawings on the extreme right. The drawings have moved with the magazine since it left its second home at 25 West 43rd Street in 1991.