Friday Spill: Newest Additions To The Spill Library; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Frank Cotham Interviewed On Cartoon Caption Contest Podcast

Newest Additions To The Spill Library This new addition to the spotty Spill collection of bound New Yorkers was a real treat to go through. Two Arno covers out of nine issues — he was on a hot streak in those post-war years. Memorable moments: early Steinberg drawings (captionless); a few “composite” Thurber drawings, and a number of captionless artist-in-the

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Tuesday Spill: A Richard Taylor “Rough” On Ebay; Today’s Daily Cartoon…And Yesterday’s

A Richard Taylor “Rough” On Ebay Here’s something you don’t see very often: a pencil sketch…i.e., a “rough” drawing by the late great Richard Taylor. I can’t remember ever seeing one of his roughs up for grabs before. Mr. Taylor had perhaps the most out-there style of the golden age New Yorker artists (those saucer-shaped eyes!). For what it’s worth,

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The Tuesday Spill: An Obscure 1942 Program With Art By Addams, Arno, Thurber, Soglow…And More; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon…And Yesterday’s

An Obscure Program With Art By Addams, Arno, Thurber, Soglow…And More Stephen Nadler’s Attempted Bloggery takes a close look at a rare Navy Relief Show Program from 1942, provided to him by Joel Jacobus. As you can see from the page below, the event included work by a number of The New Yorker‘s star artists, including Charles Addams, Constantin Alajalov,

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Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue of September 24, 2020; Roxie Munro At The Eric Carle Museum

The Cover: You can read Francoise Mouly’s (The New Yorker art editor) very brief interview with Mr. Ware here. The Cartoonists: The Cartoons: Thirteen cartoons, fifteen cartoonists in the issue (two contributed “Sketchpads”). A newbie: Millie von Platen, is the 17th new cartoonist added to the magazine’s stable this year, and the 70th new cartoonist brought aboard since Emma Allen

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of July 6, 2020; A Spill Cartoonist List: Fun At First Sight

The Cover Artist: Kadir Nelson returns just two weeks after his stunning cover of June 22nd. The Cartoonists: The Cartoons: A double issue with eighteen cartoons by eighteen cartoonists (with two duo efforts: Bliss & Martin, Guerra & Boothby). There’s also a Sketchpad drawing from J.A.K., and a newbie in the midst: Patrick McKelvie. Mr. McKelvie is the tenth new

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