Latest New Yorker Cartoons Dissected on Cartoon Companion; Chast’s New Book Reviewed; Exhibit of Interest: “Unnatural Election”; Conversation of Interest: Art Young Authors Discuss the Artist; Event of Interest: Julia Wertz in Brooklyn

Latest New Yorker Cartoons Dissected On Cartoon Companion The Cartoon Companion is back with a look at the cartoons in the latest issue of The New Yorker.  The CC’s “Max” and “Simon” inspect cartoons by Joe Dator, J.A.K., BEK, Barbara Smaller, and Paul Noth,  among others. While on the site be sure to read part 2 of their interview with

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George Booth At The Society of Illustrators; Columbia University Panel with Emily Flake, Tom Toro, Robert Sikoryak, and Emma Allen

  “Mister Hiucappi believes animals should be kept out-of-doors all year round.” A Must:  “An Evening With George Booth” at The Society of Illustrators, November 8th. All the info here. Here’s Mr. Booth’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: George Booth (photo above taken in NYC 2016, courtesy of Liza Donnelly) Born June 28, 1926, Cainesville, MO. NYer work: 1969 –

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Cuneo’s Klam Drawings; Sikoryak Illustrates Trumpisms; Finck Covers Closet and a Novel

Cuneo’s Klam Drawings What fun! New Yorker cover artist and illustrator, John Cuneo, has supplied illustrations for Matthew Klam’s latest book, Who Is Rich?: A Novel ;  what’s fun, besides Mr. Cuneo’s work — called “…darkly humorous…” in The Washington Post’s  review of the book — is that the novel’s main character is a…cartoonist.         Here’s how the

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Book of Interest: Best American Comics 2016

                                          Coming in October from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt  is this latest entry in a series that includes Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Sports Writing, etc.. This year’s edition merits special mention because Roz Chast is the guest editor.  Jules Feiffer

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