The Weekend Spill: A 1934 July 4th Moment By Steig; Bliss’s American Bystander Cover; The Tilley Watch Online, The Week Of June 29th-July 3rd, 2020; More Spills: Eckstein’s Beast Piece, A Hoff Mural, and More Henry Martin

William Steig’s 1934 New Yorker cover celebrating the 4th of July¬† seems to capture the mood of this particular 4th when we have been urged to stay at home, away from gatherings. It was, of course, published during another deeply troubled time in our history. Here’s William Steig’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: William Steig Born in Brooklyn, NY, Nov.

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Cover Revealed! Harry Bliss & Steve Martin’s “A Wealth Of Pigeons”; Searle’s 100th Celebrated; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon (…And Yesterday’s)

And now there’s a cover for the Harry Bliss & Steve Martin collaborative cartoon collection. We’ll see it on sale November 17th (Celadon Books). The Spill first ran a piece about their New Yorker duo efforts back in March of 2019. _______________________________________________________________________ Searle’s 100th Celebrated Today marks the 100th birthday of the late great Ronald Searle, New Yorker cartoonist &

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of February 3, 2020; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Daily Shouts Cartoonist

The Cover: a snowy bridge. Read the Q&A with the cover artist here, and see the pretty digital snowflakes fall. The Cartoonists: The Cartoons: In a throw back to earlier Monday Tilley Watches, I’ll take a quick tour through all the cartoons in the issue; a mostly text-driven drive-by of the work. The first drawing, by David Sipress, references the

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