Friday’s Spill: The National Cartoonists Society Fest, Online & Free For All; Today’s Daily Cartoon & Cartoonist

The National Cartoonists Society Festival, Online & Free To All Usually an invitation-only formal event held in a convention center, this year’s NCS Festival will be online and open to all. Live streaming begins Saturday morning at 10am (est), September 12th.  Here’s the schedule. Browsing the event schedule and list of nominees I noticed these New Yorker folks mentioned: Jason

Read more

Video Of Interest: Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell; A Whole Lot Of Booth Info; Yesterday’s Daily Cartoonist…And Today’s

Video Of Interest: Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell From CLTV, August 20, 2020, “Finding The Funny With New Yorker Cartoonist Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell” — this hour long video with Ms. Campbell talking about “comedy and creativity.” Ms.  Campbell began contributing to The New Yorker in November of 2017. Visit her website here. ____________________________________________________________________________ A Whole Lot Of Booth Info From Toonz, August

Read more

Thurber Thursday: “This Is The Way A Thurber Seal’s Whiskers Go”; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon: Peter Kuper; Interview Of Interest: Liza Donnelly; Bob Eckstein & Company At Milford Readers & Writers Fest

In 1929 E.B. White spotted a drawing “of a seal on a rock looking at two far-off specks and saying, ‘Hm, explorers’” in his office-mate’s trash can (his office-mate was James Thurber). White rescued the drawing, inked it in, and sent it off to The New Yorker‘s art meeting.  Rea Irvin, the magazine’s art supervisor, rejected the drawing, “drew a

Read more

Items Of Interest About Peter Kuper; A Bonus Daily From John Cuneo…Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Yesterday’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist; Some (More) Thoughts On Steinberg; A September Cartoonists Conversation Of Interest

 Items Of Interest About Peter Kuper: Mr. Kuper, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2011,  has received The Jean Strouse/ Cullman Fellowship at the New York Public library (the fellowship runs from September to May). Mr. Kuper will be working on his next graphic novel. Also: World War 3, co-founded by Mr. Kuper & Seth Tobocman, and now

Read more