Latest New Yorker Cartoons Rated
Cartoon Companion is back with a look at all 18 cartoons in the latest New Yorker (the issue of September 24th). Seth Fleishman’s itchy grim reaper was awarded “top toon” … Read it all here.
…Here’s a piece about Good Rosie!, Harry Bliss’s latest children’s book (Kate Dimillo wrote it, Mr. Bliss illustrated it).
…Last night’s book event at Greenlight Bookstore for Liana Finck was packed. Ms. Finck, whose book Passing For Human, is just out, appeared with Brooklyn’s own Roz Chast. Among the New Yorker colleagues in the audience: Hilary Campbell, Ed Steed, Bob Eckstein, Emma Allen (the magazine’s cartoon editor), Avi Steinberg, Karen Snider, and Felipe Galindo.
Here’s a photo from the event courtesy of Mr. Eckstein (Ms. Chast is on the left, Ms. Finck on the right):
Liana Finck‘s latest book, Passing For Human, is out today via Random House. Here’s a feature in Vogue as well as a couple of reviews: New York Journal of Books, and The Guardian.
Ms. Finck began contributing to The New Yorker in 2013. Her previous book was A Bintel Brief, published by Ecco Press in 2013.
Liana Finck’s Pigeons
From The New York Times, September 11, 2018, “A Cartoonist’s Flock of Pigeons Fit for Fashion Week”
And...listen to “A Graphic Memoir on Finding Your True Self” — a fifteen minute interview with Ms. Finck on WNYC (broadcast September 11, 2018)
— Ms. Finck has been contributing to the New Yorker since 2013. Her next book, Passing For Human, is out September 18.
Bob Eckstein at the Writer’s Digest Conference
From the New Yorker‘s Culture Desk, September 11, 2018, “A Sketchbook Of The Writer’s Digest Annual Conference”
— Mr. Eckstein has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2007. He is the author of the just released Illustrated History of The Snowman.
Once again, a week of all Trump Daily cartoons. Perhaps the magazine might consider a new dedicated Daily Cartoon heading for lampooning this president…something like, oh, I don’t know, maybe “The Daily Don”…
For the record, here are this week’s Daily cartoonists: Ellis Rosen, Peter Kuper, Brendan Loper, and newbie Lizzy Itzkowitz (her work has not been in the print mag as of this past week).
This week’s contributing Daily Shouts New Yorker cartoonists: Jason Adam Katzenstein (with Noel Wells), Liana Finck, Emily Flake, and Ward Sutton.
You can see the week’s work (and more) here on newyorker.com.
The Daily Cartoon this past week was 100% Trumpian or Trump-related. The contributing cartoonists: Brendan Loper, Jon Adams, Peter Kuper, Avi Steinberg and newbie, Lila Ash.
The contributing New Yorker cartoonists appearing in this week’s Daily Shouts: Liana Finck and Lars Kenseth.
You can see all the work (and more) here.
…and speaking of Peter Kuper, here’s a nineteen minute video interview with him (with Italian subtitles).