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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Friday’s Spill: Daily Cartoonists & Cartoons; The New Yorker’s First Modern Meta Cartoon; More Spills: Paris Review Interview With Roz Chast…New Swann Catalog With Steinberg, Steig, Addams, & So Many More

 Daily Cartoonists Today’s: Tan lines from Amy Hwang, who has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2010. Visit her website here. Yesterday’s: Grab-A-Drink from Hilary Campbell, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2017. Visit her website here.   And…   …link to the website for her upcoming Murder Book. Out this November from Andrews & McMeel.    

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The Weekend Spill: ToonStack #2; The Tilley Watch Online, March 15-19, 2021; Illustrated Odds & Ends

            ToonStack #2 The second ToonStack Newsletter has been posted. The contributors include Navied Dahvanian, Hillary Campbell, Kendra Allenby, Johnny DiNapoli, Ellis Rosen, J.A.K., Amy Kurzweil, Jason Chatfield, Avi Steinberg, and Sofia Warren. See all the work here. _______________________________________________________________ The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of March 15-19, 2021 An end of week listing of

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Wednesday’s Spill: Steinberg’s Masks; Daily Cartoonists & Cartoons; Daily Shouts Cartoonists

Steinberg’s Masks Attempted Bloggery shows us several auctioned Inge Morath photos of Steinberg masked. Want to see more, there’s always Saul Steinberg Masquerade, published by Viking Studio in 2000. Here’s Steinberg’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:   Saul Steinberg Born, June 15, 1914, Ramnic-Sarat, Rumania. Died in 1999. New Yorker work: 1941 – (The New Yorker publishes his work posthumously).

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Updike’s Thurber

Above:  John Updike’s Thurber dog drawing, courtesy of Miranda Updike What can I say: I love intersections (I even live at one). Not long ago I wrote about my leaving Manhattan to live on a dairy farm in a sleepy town on the edge of the Catskills. It turned out the town once was home of Dr. Fitz Foord’s sanitorium,

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