Event of Note: Edward Sorel & Jules Feiffer in Conversation, Oct. 20th; More Spills: Al Frueh’s Studio and Paul Noth’s Book News

Cartoon gods Edward Sorel & Jules Feiffer will be in conversation on October 20th at the Parkway Central Library in Philadelphia.  Mark your calendar!  Details here. Mr. Sorel’s latest book, Mary Astor’s Purple Diary: The Great American Sex Scandal of 1936 is due this October while Mr. Feiffer’s latest, Cousin Joseph, is just out. Both are published by Liveright.  

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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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Book of Interest: Best American Comics 2016

                                          Coming in October from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt  is this latest entry in a series that includes Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Sports Writing, etc.. This year’s edition merits special mention because Roz Chast is the guest editor.  Jules Feiffer

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