The Cover: There’s nothing quite like dogs romping in snow, as they are on Gayle Kabaker’s cover. Visit her website here.
1. Liz Montague makes her debut in the issue. Ms. Montague is the fourth cartoonist to debut this year, and the twenty-eighth new cartoonist brought in since Emma Allen became the magazine’s cartoon editor in May of 2017.
2. There are two — count ’em, two — desert island drawings in this issue. One by Tom Chitty, and the other by Pia Guerra (it appears on the Caption Contest page).
3. Applause Applause: Lars Kenseth’s couple in previews (p.53) and Farley Katz’s undersized load (p.67).
The Talk Of The Town Masthead:
Rea Irvin’s iconic Talk masthead is still a-missin’ — read about it here.
Until it returns, if it ever does (perish the thought!), here’s what it looks like:
Today’s Daily Cartoon
Today’s Daily cartoon, weather-related, is by JAK. Mr. Katzenstein began contributing to The New Yorker in 2014.