Peter Kuper Direct Draws Little Donald’s Sneeze; A Case For Pencils Spotlights Hartley Lin’s Tools Of The Trade; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon…And Yesterday’s; Seth’s City; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist; More Spills: Chast, Blitt

Calling his recent New Yorker piece, Little Donald’s Sneeze (After Winsor McCay’s ‘Little Sammy Sneeze’) a “Photoshop fest” Peter Kuper decided to do a sort of take 2 — without Photoshop.  Edward Sorel has referred to working this way as direct drawing. In an email, Mr. Kuper told the Spill: “I had to check if my McCay drawing chops were

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The Weekend Spill: Donnelly & Thurber’s Influence; A Thurber Event At The Society Of Illustrators; The Tilley Watch Online; Interview Of Interest: Seth; Chris Ware In Conversation With Chip Kidd

Donnelly & Thurber’s Influence From The Cleveland Plain Dealer (cleveland.com), September 1, 2019, “James Thurber continues to influence today’s cartoonists”  — this piece by Marilyn Greenwald ___________________________________________ A Thurber Anniversary Event At The Society Of Illustrators From The Society Of Illustrators, this notice of a Thurber event this coming October. Coinciding with the 125th birthday celebration publication of Collected Fables

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Event Of Interest: Spiegelman In Corning; Ah-nold’s Birthday; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Article Of Interest: Seth

Event Of Interest: Spiegelman In Corning From hammondsport.org, “An Evening With Art Spiegelman” — Mr. Spiegelman will speak upstate on September 10th.  All the info here.  Art Spiegelman began contributing to The New Yorker in 1992. ___________________________________________ Ah-nold’s Birthday Thanks to Beth Lawler’s post on the Facebook group “New Yorker Caption Contest Rejects (and Enthusiasts)” I learned that today is

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The Wednesday Watch: Gil Roth Interviews Seth; Stand-Up Of Interest: Emily Flake, Jason Chatfield; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Brendan Loper; Today’s Daily Shouts By…Olivia de Recat

Gil Roth Interviews Seth Here’s Gil Roth, who has assembled an impressive list of interviews with cartoonists, speaking with Seth at the Strand bookstore in Manhattan.  Seth (real name: Gregory Gallant) began contributing to The New Yorker in 2002. ___________________________ Stand-Up Of Interest: Emily Flake, Jason Chatfield The Weekly Humorist sponsored “Guaranteed Delivery!” comedy show includes two New Yorker contributors,

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