Fave Photo of the Day, Pt.2; A 1973 Profile of William Hamilton; John Updike & Cartoons

                  Fave Photo of the Day: (l-r) Ken Krimstein, Bob Eckstein and Pat Byrnes in Chicago this week. __________________________________________________________________________________ From The Stripper’s Guide, February 5, 2015, “News of Yore 1973: William Hamilton Profiled” — this piece by Lenora Williamson that originally appeared in Editor & Publisher, April 7 1973 (thanks to Mike

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Cartoon Bibles, Pt.2

        Welcome to Part 2 of Cartoon Bibles. Part one appears at The New Yorker’s website, NewYorker.com. Click here to go there.   When I asked my colleagues to name their Cartoon Bible they  generously and enthusiastically replied. There were so many responses they all couldn’t fit on the magazine’s blog.  So, as a bonus, you can

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In the Newspapers: Krimstein, Karasik & Eckstein

The work of three New Yorker cartoonists appeared in their local newspapers in the past few days:   Bob Eckstein in The New York Times.   (And for more about Mr. Eckstein, link here to his website) Ken Krimstein in The Chicago Tribune Paul Karasik in The Vineyard Gazette (for more about Mr. Karasik, link here to his blog).

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Gahan Wilson honored

  Ink Spill’s Chicago correspondent, Ken Krimstein reports that Gahan Wilson received an honorary doctorate this past weekend from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. That’s Gahan to the right in the above photo, with co-honoree, Eric Fischl.  Ken filed this report  : Interestingly, not only did Gahan graduate from there, so did his mother. He was fabulous

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