Doc Film Of Interest: Sempe; Maira Kalman Illustrates Stein; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

On Youtube, Sempe: dessinateur d’humor — a nearly hour long documentary on the great New Yorker cartoonist/cover artist.  Interesting to watch, and probably even better if you speak French. — My thanks to the fab New Yorker cover artist, John Cuneo for bringing this to my attention. Sempe began contributing to The New Yorker in 1978. ____________________________________________________________________________ Maira Kalman Illustrates

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The Tilley Watch: The New Yorker Issue of May 7, 2018

A Sempe cover! And a bonus: a lengthier Cover Story than of late, with several photos (including one of Sempe and Ed Koren astride bicycles in NYC). Nice. Very nice. On a run through this new issue the number of illustrations and photos seemed even weightier than the past few issues (and that’s really saying something). It’s likely due to

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Blitt’s 100th

                                                Not all New Yorker cartoonists are New Yorker cover artists, and not all New Yorker cover artists are cartoonists. Once upon a time there was plenty of cross-pollination;  these days, in a movement begun in Tina

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