Personal History: “It’s For You”; Article Of Interest: Pia Guerra; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Personal History: “It’s For You” According to a quick run through of The New Yorker‘s archives, there have been at least ten cartoons published in its history with this exact caption: “It’s for you.”  The earliest belongs to Richard Taylor (it appeared in the issue of March 8, 1941). Charles Barsotti had one in the issue of May 18, 1987,

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The Monday Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of August 19, 2019; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Sara Lautman’s Daily Shouts

The Cover: Kara Walker’s early release Toni Morrison cover was mentioned here previously. The Cartoonists & Cartoons: Good to see Tom Bachtell‘s fab “Spots” work this week…As you can see, there’s another duo effort from Pia Guerra and her husband, Ian Boothby…No Newbie (or Newbies) this week…Cartoon placement (sizing) in this issue: a few look just right (Bruce Kaplan‘s fun

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of April 8, 2019; Today’s New Yorker Daily Cartoonist: Kendra Allenby

  The Cover:   A circus acrobat practicing on a high bar (this is “The Health Issue”).  Read what the cover artist, Kenton Nelson, has to say about it here. The Cartoonists: The Cartoons: Seventeen cartoonists (the duo effort counted as one cartoonist unit), with one, Adam Douglas Thompson, making his New Yorker print debut. Mr. Thompson is the 6th new

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