Wednesday Spill: Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; New Yorker State Of Mind Looks At The New Yorker Issue Of Aug 15, 1931

Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon Sofia Warren on despair. Ms. Warren began contributing to The New Yorker in 2017. Visit her website here. Sidebar: the word “despair” reminds me of my all-time favorite R. Crumb* drawing, this cover published in 1969: *Mr. Crumb began contributing to The New Yorker in 1994. ____________________________________________________________ A Close Look At The New Yorker Issue

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Today’s New Yorker Daily Cartoonist: Peter Kuper; Crumb & Nancy; A GoFundMe Campaign for Gahan Wilson

Today’s Daily cartoon — Trump awash — is by Peter Kuper.  Mr. Kuper began contributing  to The New Yorker in 1993.  Link to his website here. _________________________________________ Crumb & Nancy The other day we saw several photos of Robert Crumb in NYC holding up a copy of the forthcoming anthology, The Book Of Weirdo. Mr. Crumb also held up and

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Book Launch Reminder: Wertz’s Tenements,Towers & Trash; Books Of Interest: R. Crumb: From the Underground to Genesis; Cartoon County: My Father and His Friends in the Golden Age of Make-Believe

Book Launch Reminder: Wertz’s Tenements, Towers & Trash A book launch for Ms. Wertz’s book will be held October 5th at the Powerhouse Arena. All the info here! Joining Ms. Wertz will be two New Yorker colleagues, Emily Flake and Liana Finck ____________________________________________________________  R. Crumb: From the Underground to Genesis Due December 26th, 2017 from IDW Publishing, R. Crumb: From the

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Exhibit of Interest: R. Crumb’s Early Work; More Spills with Liza Donnelly, Victoria Roberts, Michael Crawford, and a Piece on newyorker.com’s Videos

The Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery will exhibit “R. Crumb: Early Works, 1965 – 1967″ Details here. Mr. Crumb’s New Yorker debut was a cover for the 1994 anniversary issue.  His cover, titled “Elvis Tilley” marked the first break in the magazine’s sixty-eight year old tradition of running Rea Irvin’s classic Eustace Tilley  on the cover of the anniversary issue. (For

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