At The New Yorker Festival: New Yorker Cartoon Editor Emma Allen & Company Talk Peanuts; A Conversation With Alison Bechdel; Chast & Ukulele; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; A Daily Shouts With… Avi Steinberg

At The New Yorker Festival: New Yorker Cartoon Editor Emma Allen & Company Talk Peanuts; A Conversation With Alison Bechdel; Chast, Marx, & Ukuleles  Cartoon-related Fest Happenings: The New Yorker‘s Cartoon Editor, Emma Allen will moderate a panel discussion on “Peanuts.” (Oct. 12). All the info here. Alison Bechdel will speak with Judith Thurman (Oct. 12).  Info here. Roz Chast,

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Early Release: Next Week’s New Yorker Cover; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Danny Shanahan; Daily Shouts: Becky Barnicoat; More Fave Photos With Roz Chast, Patty Marx, Emily Flake, Sam Gross, Drew Friedman; More Harry Bliss/Steve Martin

Early Release of Next Week’s New Yorker Cover: Bob Staake’s “Our Lady” The cover artist  Bob Staake has posted his cover for next week’s issue.  _________________ Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Danny Shanahan A Peeps of the jungle by Mr. Shanahan, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 1988. See his work here on The New Yorker‘s Cartoon Bank site. ________________-

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Books On The Horizon; Reviewed: The Ultimate Cartoon Book Of Book Cartoons; Fave Photo Of The Day: Donnelly In Cuba; New Cartoon Collection Of Interest: Kaamran Hafeez

Two books to look forward to within the next twelve months… both series-esque. No graphics for either yet. In January of 2020, the team of Patricia Marx and Roz Chast return with You Can Only Yell At Me For One Thing At A Time: Rules For Couples. From Celadon Books, also publisher of the just released Marx-Chast collaboration). And in

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A Thurber Scarf; Book Event Of Interest: Marx, Chast, And Flake; Today’s New Yorker Daily Cartoonist: Lucas Adams

From Attempted Bloggery, this Thurber “lawn scarf”  — Read about it here! Thurber’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: James Thurber (pictured above) Born, Columbus, Ohio, December 8, 1894. Died 1961, New York City. New Yorker work: 1927 -1961, with several pieces run posthumously.  According to the New Yorker’s legendary editor, William Shawn, “In the early days, a small company of

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Latest New Yorker Cartoons Rated; Even More Hoff; Chast with Ukulele

The Cartoon Companion‘s “Max” and “Simon” are back, taking a close look at the New Yorker cartoons in the issue of January 22, 2018.  Visit the site here! Cartoons in this issue by:________________________________________________________________ Even More Hoff Stephen Nadler’s Attempted Bloggery keeps the spotlight on little seen work by the late great Syd Hoff. See it here! _______________________________________________________________ Roz Chast with

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