From newyorker.com. May 3, 2019, “The Pioneering Cartoons of Nurit Karlin”
— Liza Donnelly on the New Yorker cartoonist, Nurit Karlin, who recently passed away.
Above: Ms. Karlin’s second New Yorker drawing, published April 15, 1974.
Today’s Daily Cartoonist/Cartoon
Cover Revealed For Marisa Acocella’s “Big She Bang”
And now we have a cover for The Big She-Bang: The Herstory of the Universe According to God the Mother as Told to Marisa Acocella. Out November 19, 2019, from Harper Wave. Ms. Acocella began contributing to The New Yorker in 1998. She is the author of the New York Times best seller, Ann Tenna, and Cancer Vixen (named one of The Times top ten graphic memoirs). Visit her website here.
A Graphic Novel By Robert Grossman
Out May 21 from the late great Robert Grossman (he died in 2018), Life On The Moon (Yoe Books). Read all about it here.
Mr. Grossman began contributing to The New Yorker in 1962. Not only a cartoonist at the magazine, he was also for a short time, assistant to James Geraghty, the New Yorker’s art editor. Visit Mr. Grossman’s website here.
Another Form Christopher Weyant and Anna Kang Weyant
We Are (Not) Friends is the fourth in the series from Chris Weyant and Anna Kang. Published May 1, 2019 (Two Lions). Mr. Weyant began contributing to The New Yorker in 1998. Visit his website here.
Article of Interest: Liam Walsh
From weheartwriting, April 30, 2109, “It Started at the Library — Liam Francis Walsh”
A brief article by Mr. Walsh, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2011. His new book, Make A Wish, Henry Bear, is out this week. Visit his website here.
(my thanks to Bob Eckstein for sending this piece to the Spill)
Today’s Daily Shouts…
…Edward Koren’s latest book, In The Wild wins gold at the 2019 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards (“celebrating excellence in book editorial and design, the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards are sponsored by the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA).” Read about it here.
Mr. Koren began contributing to The New Yorker in 1964. Visit his website here.
Mr. Krimstein began contributing to The New Yorker in 2000. Visit his website here.
Daily Shouts Yesterday & Today…
by Ali Fitzgerald. Link here to see more of Ms. Fitzgerald’s work.
Here’s a rejected cover idea (submitted to The New Yorker way way back in time) that I’ve brought out on this day a number of times. I remember being happy with the way the checkered floor turned out (heavily inspired by Charles Addams’ handling of tiled floors).
Today’s Daily Shouts
Profile Of Interest: Will McPhail
Event Of Interest: Rejected With Karen Chee
A number of creative folks take to the stage to share rejected material. Jeremy Nguyen and Jason Adam Katzenstein are part of the festivities. All the info here.
Mr. Nguyen began contributing to The New Yorker in 2017.
JAK began contributing to The New Yorker in 2014.