The Weekend Spill: Henry Martin’s New Yorker Spot Drawings; The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of December 30, 2019 – January 3, 2020

                                       Henry Martin’s New Yorker Spot Drawings From Princeton University’s Firestone Library Special Collections, “Henry Martin’s Spots” — this piece on Mr. Martin’s considerable Spot Drawing contribution to The New Yorker during his thirty-five year run at magazine. Here’s a fun photo from the article: Henry Martin’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: Henry Martin (Photo: 1984). Born 1925, Louisville, Kentucky.

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Book Of Interest: I Think, Therefore I Draw

Published a couple of weeks ago, I Think, Therefore I Draw: Understanding Philosophy Through Cartoons (Penguin) includes enough New Yorker cartoons (among a number of non-New Yorker cartoons) to mention here. The New Yorker cartoonists represented (in order of their appearance): Paul Noth, John McNamee, Tom Cheney, Danny Shanahan, P.C. Vey, David Sipress, George Booth, Avi Steinberg, Amy Hwang, Leo

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A New “Case For Pencils”

    Here’s another post from my favorite new New Yorker cartoonists related website.  This entry features Mr. Pencil himself, Matt Diffee, whose new book, Hand Drawn Jokes For Smart Attractive People is now available in your local book store as well as electronically. Matt Diffee’s website. And here’s a link to The New Yorker‘s Cartoon Bank where you can

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