The Wednesday Watch: Playboy Will End Its Print Edition; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon…And Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

Playboy Will End Its Print Edition From WWD, March 18, 2020, “Playboy Magazine Ceases Print Edition After 66 Years” The magazine’s Spring 2020 issue will be its last print edition. An online edition will continue (the magazine says “special” issues may appear next year).  For many years, in the latter part of the Golden Age of Cartoons, as magazines that

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A Foot of Rejected Cartoons

Rejection is a New Yorker cartoonist’s constant companion. We are rejected every single week we submit work to the magazine (I’ve heard tales of contributors selling up to a half-dozen drawings out of one batch, but I’ve yet to hear of a contributor selling their entire batch.  Please advise if that’s ever happened).  Example: I submit cartoons weekly to the

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Attempted Bloggery’s E. Simms Campbell Fest Begins

E. Simms Campbell, a somewhat obscure New Yorker cartoonist, better known for his work elsewhere (Playboy, and more importantly, Esquire.  He created that magazine’s mascot, Esky) will be the next focus (ala Syd Hoff) of Stephen Nadler’s blog.  The above scans of Mr. Campbell’s work are all from Chris Wheeler’s wonderful blog.  Here’s Mr. Nadler on Mr. Campbell: Cartoonist E.

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Feiffer’s Playboy Cartoons; Liza Donnelly is the Erma Bombeck Humor Writer of the Month; Interview of Interest: Roz Chast

Feiffer’s Playboy Cartoons From the Los Angeles Review of Books, February 1, 2018,  “The Playboy Funnies: Hefner Editing Feiffer” ___________________________________________________________________ Liza Donnelly is the Erma Bombeck Humor Writer of the Month From the University of Dayton’s Writers’ Workshop, this notice concerning Ms. Donnelly. Link here to Liza Donnelly’s website ___________________________________________________________________ Interview of Interest: Roz Chast From Vice, January 29, 2018,

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