The Weekend Spill: A 1934 July 4th Moment By Steig; Bliss’s American Bystander Cover; The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of June 29th-July 3rd, 2020; More Spills: Eckstein’s Beast Piece, A Hoff Mural, and More Henry Martin

William Steig’s 1934 New Yorker cover celebrating the 4th of July  seems to capture the mood of this particular 4th when we have been urged to stay at home, away from gatherings. It was, of course, published during another deeply troubled time in our history. Here’s William Steig’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: William Steig Born in Brooklyn, NY, Nov.

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Happy 94th George Booth!

One of our most beloved New Yorker cartoonists (and our senior member) turns 94 today. The Spill wishes George Booth a most happy happy day! Here’s a nice Booth piece broadcast on CBS Sunday Morning back in 2017. And, here’s his entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: George Booth Born June 28, 1926, Cainesville, MO. New Yorker work: June 14, 1969

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Fave Photo Of The Day: Liza Donnelly Drawing At The Norman Rockwell Museum; A Case For Pencils Spotlights Teresa Burns Parkhurst; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Yesterday’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

Liza Donnelly, whose work has been appearing in The New Yorker since 1982, was at The Norman Rockwell Museum yesterday morning  painting a mural in preparation for her exhibit there in mid-July. This will be Ms. Donnelly’s first-ever solo show of her work. There will be a virtual opening event on July 10th at 5:30 at the museum. Ms. Donnelly

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