New Yorker Artists Aplenty At NCSFest; Profile Of Interest: John Cuneo; Today’s New Yorker Daily Cartoonist: Brendan Loper

From Downthetubes.net, February 26, “NCSFest, A Major New US Comics Festival, Announces Full Guest Line-up” — a new comics festival, way out west. Among the contributing New Yorker cartoonists attending: Pat Byrnes, Jason Chatfield, Mort Gerberg, and Lars Kenseth. Also attending, New Yorker cover artists Daniel Clowes and Liniers. Link here to the Fest’s site. _________________________ Profile of Interest: New

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The Thursday Watch: Ward Sutton Accepts Herblock Prize; King Features Signs Liniers; Conde Nast Consolidates Space/New Yorker to Switch Floors

Ward Sutton Accepts Herblock Prize From Michael Cavna, The Washington Post, “2018 Herblock Prize Winner is Inspired by His Forebears — and Enraged by Trump”–this piece on Ward Sutton’s Library of Congress acceptance speech. Mr. Sutton began contributing to The New Yorker in October 2007. Mr. Sutton’s website: http://www.suttonimpactstudio.com/ ______________________________________________________ King Features Signs Liniers From Todd Allen,  The Comics Beat, May 10,

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Museum of Comic & Cartoon Art Fest 2018: Liniers! Chast! Karasik! & More!; New York Times Robert Grossman Obit; Tilley Trivia

If it’s Spring, it’s time for the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art’s annual fest, otherwise known as MoCCa Fest (it’s produced by The Society of Illustrators). The two day event begins April 6th. Scheduled events include Roz Chast being interviewed by the Virtual Memories host, Gil Roth, a conversation with Liniers (and an exhibition of his work), and a

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