The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of September 7, 2020; Must Watch Panel Tomorrow: “Very Funny Ladies: Cartoonists Of The New Yorker”; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Tim Hamilton :

The Cover: The second cover in a matter of weeks by newcomer (to The New Yorker) Grace Lynne Haynes. Read a Q&A with her here. The Cartoonists: Six cartoons by six cartoonists. As you can see by the graphic, there’s a bit of Tilley Trivia to be squeezed out of this lineup. I believe (and as always¬† I ask that

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Two Peacocks Walk Into A Room; Rare Book Of Interest: A John M. Price Cartoon Anthology: Sara Lautman’s Daily Shouts; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Avi Steinberg

In one of those million-to-one cartoon moments, both my colleague Harry Bliss (with his collaborator Steve Martin) and I have similar drawings out this week (his in his syndicated daily spot, and mine in The New Yorker). What’s unusual, besides the timing of publication, and the peacock standing in a doorway in both drawings, is the use of the peacock

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No Joke: Rea Irvin’s April 1947 Cover

The cover above has always been a favorite. The first time I came across it I thought I’d stumbled upon a printing error. But no, it’s yet another gift from Rea Irvin, cover artist, designer (as in his designs for the magazine’s masthead, as well as his adapted development of the typeface), cartoonist, “art supervisor” (his unofficial or official designation

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