Today’s Spill: Early Posting: A Roz Chast Sketchpad From Next Week’s (Double Issue); Eckstein & Shaw’s Latest Cartoon Pad With Guest, Carol Isaacs; New CartoonStack; Blitt’s Kvetchbook; Friday’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Early Posting: A Roz Chast Sketchpad Sometimes we get an early release cover, and other times we get a humor piece. Today it’s the latter. From next week’s (double) issue, dated April 26 & May 3, 2021, here’s Ms. Chast’s Sketchpad feature, “Fending And Other Terms For Fridge-Foraging Dinners”  Chast began contributing to The New Yorker in 1978. Visit her

Read more

Weekend Spill: A (Rejected) Easter Cover Returns; Eckstein & Shaw “Cartoon Pad” Podcast Debuts; The Latest “ToonStack”: Collaborative Cartoons

It’s Easter Sunday, which means this rejected cover attempt of mine from many many years ago has been dusted off and posted. I’d be a liar if I didn’t admit to a bit of Addams influence in the piece.    Eckstein & Shaw “Cartoon Pad” Podcast Debuts The fellows who brought you The Elements Of Stress have debuted a bi-weekly

Read more

The Weekend Spill: Cover Revealed For Paperback Edition Of Charles Addams Biography; ToonStack #3 Posted; Emily Flake On Food

Cover Revealed For Paperback Edition Of Charles Addams Biography Out this coming October from Turner, the paperback edition of Linda Davis’s splendid bio of the late great Charles Addams. Here’s a brief video of the author (holding “Tuesday”) talking about Mr. Addams.  Charles Addams’s entry on the Spill’s A-Z: Charles Addams (Born in Westfield, New Jersey, January 7, 1912. Died

Read more

Wednesday Spill: TV Jibes Via Attempted Bloggery; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Ellis Rosen; More Spills…NCS Single Panel Cartoon Nominees; A Rare Ed Fisher Cartoon Collection

TV Jibes Via Attempted Bloggery What — you never heard of TV Jibes? Me neither…until yesterday when I saw the entire issue posted on Attempted Bloggery (with scans via Tom Bloom).  A special insert included with TV Guide, it featured a dose of non- New Yorker cartoonists (some a mystery, ID-wise), and a bunch of New Yorker cartoonists including, among

Read more