The Monday Tilley Watch: Rea Irvin & Fillmore Hyde’s The Ritz Carltons; Carol Isaacs’s “Wolf Of Baghdad” World Premiere

Last week’s 95th anniversary issue was a double issue, dated February 17 & 24, as you see below. So  (sigh) no new cartoons to discuss until next Monday. In the meantime here’s a rarity courtesy of Spill friend, the author, Steve Stoliar.  He recently acquired a copy of The Ritz Carltons, published in 1927, authored by Fillmore Hyde, with illustrations

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Steve Stoliar On Meeting Charles Addams; Gil Roth Interviews Emily Flake; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon (And Yesterday’s)

Steve Stoliar On Meeting Charles Addams Mr. Stoliar, the author of Raised Eyebrows: My Years Inside Groucho’s House (BearManor Media, 2015), posted the following birthday tribute to Charles Addams on Facebook. My thanks to Mr. Stoliar for allowing it to appear here. Note: Dick Cavett’s New Yorker Cartoonists episodes were broadcast in March of 1978 (one taping, broken up into

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Bob Eckstein’s Book Tour Diary; More Rare Rea Irvin!

Something fun: Bob Eckstein’s “Tragical Mystery Book Tour” (Pt.1).  In this Writer’s Digest piece the world’s greatest snowman expert (and New Yorker cartoonist) shares his experiences on the book tour circuit.   ___________________________________________________________ More Rea Irvin Here, courtesy of Steve Stoliar, is another Rea Irvin illustration from the rare 1929 Robert Benchley pamphlet, Busy In Conference : And speaking of

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