Friday Spill: Newest Additions To The Spill Library; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Frank Cotham Interviewed On Cartoon Caption Contest Podcast

Newest Additions To The Spill Library This new addition to the spotty Spill collection of bound New Yorkers was a real treat to go through. Two Arno covers out of nine issues — he was on a hot streak in those post-war years. Memorable moments: early Steinberg drawings (captionless); a few “composite” Thurber drawings, and a number of captionless artist-in-the

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Weekend Spill: Alan Dunn’s “New Yorker War Cartoons” Cover; Latest ToonStack; A Mini-Fisher Fest; Most Recent Addition To The Spill’s Cartoon Library

  Alan Dunn’s New Yorker War Cartoons Cover  Alan Dunn might be best remembered for his signature densely styled charcoal and grease pencil drawings that appeared for nearly a half-century in the New Yorker, from 1926 through 1974. Or he might be remembered as the most prolific New Yorker artist with the most published cartoons until William Steig overtook him

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Thurber Thursday: A Couple Of Things

  Right up front I’ll admit that I’ve learned, and continue to learn, a little something (or sometimes a lot of something) from my cartoonist colleagues, past and present. James Thurber’s work happens to be the most influential; seeing his work when I was a teenager yanked me away from the influences that had fueled me til then. Back then

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Tuesday Spill: Tilley On The Vineyard; Sempe On Walls; Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; A Favorite Peter Arno Story From Mike Lynch

Tilley On The Vineyard Paul Karasik sent the above Tilley-on-the-island drawing to my attention. Wanna see the rest of it, including the caption? Go here to The Vineyard Gazette. Mr Karasik began contributing to The New Yorker in 1999. Visit his website here. ____________________________________________________________________ Sempe On Walls  From Swissinfo, “Cartoonist lightshow brightens up Geneva nights”  — 54 works by the

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