American Bystander #5 Cover Revealed
Michael Gerber, the Publisher of the exciting new humor publication, American Bystander, has posted the cover for the upcoming issue (#5), due in August, and it’s a beauty — a hitherto unpublished Jack Ziegler color piece. Link here for further information on how to obtain a copy.
Here’s Drew Friedman’s cover for American Bystander #3. If you saw the first two issues, you know what fun awaits you. If you haven’t seen those issues, well now’s the time to catch up. Go here to Mr. Friedman’s site to see more on the cover, a short video about issue #3 and #4, and a link to the Bystander‘s Kickstarter campaign. A few of the cartoonists appearing in issue #3: M.K. Brown, Gahan Wilson and George Booth.
And looking ahead to issue #4, it will feature an R.O. Blechman cover and drawings by, among others, Charles Barsotti, P.S. Mueller, and Liza Donnelly.
From Writer’s Digest, September 23, 2016, “7 things I’ve Learned So Far” — Liam Walsh shares.
Link to Mr. Walsh’s website.
Here’s the New York Times weighing in on the second issue of The American Bystander as well as another publication orbiting around The New Yorker, The Neu Jorker.
The late Charles Barsotti’s work can be found sprinkled throughout the Bystander as well as on its cover (and what a cover!). Also in the issue are a number of New Yorker cartoonists including Jack Ziegler, Liza Donnelly, Roz Chast, Ken Krimstein, Farley Katz, Peter Kuper, Mick Stevens, Shannon Wheeler, P.S. Mueller and Tom Toro.
The American Bystander #2 is close to publication (a provisional cover by the late great Charles Barsotti appears on the AB site).
For more on The American Bystander read this (mentions Jack Ziegler, Liza Donnelly, Roz Chast among others).
And over at one of Ink Spill‘s favorite New Yorker cartoonist-related sites,
Attempted Bloggery continues its week-long look at Peter Arno‘s work in College Humor
There’s a Kickstarter campaign afoot for The American Bystander, a publication featuring a lot of familiar names: Jack Ziegler, Roz Chast, Farley Katz, Edward Sorel, R.O. Blechman, Liana Finck, and more! Go here for all the details as well as the video promo