Obscure Arno…And A UK Gluyas Williams Cover; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Tom Bloom, illustrator, fun stuff collector, and good friend of this site, has passed along a scan of a Peter Arno piece I’d not seen before. With his permission, I’m sharing it with you.  And, a bonus scan from Mr. Bloom, this fab UK Gluyas Williams cover, also not seen (by me) until it showed up yesterday. ________________________________________________________ Today’s Daily

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Inauguration Drawings Of Interest: Liza Donnelly; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

From Liza Donnelly, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 1982, this piece via Medium, “Finally, I Can Draw Scenes Of Hope Again” Visit her website here. ___________________________________________________ Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon Peter Kuper on separating Trump stuff. Mr. Kuper has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2011. Visit his website here.

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Weekend Spill: Interview Of Interest: Liza Donnelly; Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of December 28th, 2020 – January 1st, 2021

Interview Of Interest From Comics DC, December 30, 2020, “A Chat With DC Born Cartoonist Liza Donnelly” — an interview with Ms. Donnelly* whose first cartoon appeared in The New Yorker in 1982. Her entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: Liza Donnelly Born, Washington, D.C. New Yorker work: June 21, 1982 –. Key book: Funny Ladies: The New Yorker’s Greatest Women

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Kenneth Mahood: 1930-2020

Word has reached the Spill that long-time New Yorker contributor, Kenneth Mahood passed away on Wednesday at age 90. Mr. Mahood contributed 81 cartoons and 5 covers to The New Yorker between 1951 and 1996. According to  The Daily Mail, where he contributed cartoons for more than 27 years, he retired in 2009 at age 80. Here’s his bio on

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Wednesday Spill: A Gibson & A Steig New Year’s Cartoon; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Some Chitter-Chatter About That Hockney Cover

A Gibson & A Steig New Year’s Cartoon From Attempted Bloggery, December 30, 2020,“Mary Gibson: New Year Spoilsport”— two New Year’s cartoons: Mary Gibson’s in The Saturday Evening Post (the clipping via Dick Buchanan’s Famous Files) in October of ’53, the other is William Steig’s New Yorker classic that appeared in December of ’55.  Not a whole lot is known

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