From Market Watch, July 17, 2012, “Featured Cartoonist with The New Yorker Publishes with Lulu.com” — this post on Mick Stevens new ebook, I Really Should Be Drawing / The Blook
And…the latest in Peter Steiner’s Louis Morgon series, The Resistance: A Thriller, is due out from Macmillan, August 21st.
Also…Victoria Roberts has a novel, After the Fall, coming out in November.
From artcat, this notice of a group exhibit including Felipe Galindo (Feggo), “Political Neighbors: Ruis, Feggo, El Fisgon — Three Master Cartoonists of Mexico”
From Mediabistro, April 10, 2012, “Jules Feiffer Lands Deal for his First Original Graphic Novel”
From wksu.org (Kent State & Ohio Public Media), April 10, 2012, “Blown Covers from The New Yorker” — with plenty of text and audio, including an interview with The New Yorker’s Art Editor, Francoise Mouly
From Youtube, this April 2, 1974 interview with S.J. Perelman from the PBS show, Day At Night
Over on Facebook (sorry, no link), Mick Stevens has started posting his favorite cartoons rejected by The New Yorker — see his post “My Favorite Rejects”
From Liza Donnelly’s blog, When Do They Serve the Wine, “Word and Image: The Art of Cartooning” — a transcript of the talk Donnelly delivered at a Creativity Symposium held at the Haystack Mountain School in Maine in the Fall of 2011.
From Spin, “Ward Sutton’s Most Memorable Encounter With The Monkees’ Davy Jones”
From newyorker.com, two items of interest:
Bob Mankoff continues his series of My First OK. Last week it was Mick Stevens, this week it’s Jack Ziegler’s turn with the post “The Journey of a Thousand Cartoons”.
And, on March 5th, The New Yorker’s Editor, David Remnick moderates a panel discussion with cartoonists, Emily Flake, Drew Dernavich and Farley Katz
From Mick Stevens’ site mickstevens.com, October 24, 2011, this illustrated song
And a reminder that Peter Steiner has a brand new blog, Hopeless but not Serious, wherein he posts daily energetic graphic swipes at politics, politicians, etc..
Finally: The 15th annual New Yorker Cartoon Issue hits the stands today. It features a wonderful cover by George Booth, and includes color work by the likes of Mark Alan Stamaty, Emily Flake, Zach Kanin, and Roz Chast. There’s a b&w spread of work by the late Leo Cullum, and The Funnies, where you’ll find drawings by Jack Ziegler, Lee Lorenz, Bruce Eric Kaplan, and more. There’re a handful of cartoonists sprinkled among the ads as well (Marisa Acocella Marchetto, Danny Shanahan, and Liza Donnelly).
From Mick Stevens’ blog, I Really Should Be Drawing, September 3, 2011, “Music and Art”