The Weekend Spill: Bob Eckstein’s Cartoon Newsletter, “The Bob”; The Tilley Watch Online, April 26 – May 1, 2020; Like Links?

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Bob Eckstein’s Newsletter, “The Bob”

Here’s a fun (and free!) cartoon-centric newsletter. Mr. Eckstein, who has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2007, generously provides more than a good handful of his cartoons, and then some.

Subscribe here to The Bob.

Among Mr. Eckstein’s many pursuits [see below] is editing a series of cartoon collections*, all published by Princeton Architectural Press: The Ultimate Cartoon Book of  Book Cartoons, Everyone’s A Critic: The Ultimate Cartoon Book, and the forthcoming All’s Fair In Love And War: The Ultimate Cartoon Book.

Here’s Bob Eckstein’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:

Bob Eckstein (photo above courtesy of the artist) Born, New York, NY, Feb. 27 1963. New Yorker work: July 2007 – Author of The History of the Snowman (Simon & Schuster, 2007) and Footnotes From the World’s Greatest Bookstores: True Tales and Lost Moments From Book Buyers, Booksellers, and Book Lovers (Penguin Random House, 2016). New Yorker work: 2007 -. Website: www.bobeckstein.com/

*Full disclosure: my work appears in this series.

Mr. Eckstein’s squirrel drawing above appeared as a Daily Cartoon on newyorker.com, March 27, 2020. 

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An end of the week listing of New Yorker artists who contributed to newyorker.com features, April 26 -May 1, 2020

The Daily Cartoon: Avi Steinberg, David Ostow, Christopher Weyant, Hilary Allison, Sam Marlow

Daily Shouts: Sara Lautman (with Jessica Dellfino), Caitlin Cass, Eugenia Viti

…and Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook: “Really Enhanced Interrogation”

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Like Links?

If you like links as much as I do you might enjoy The Comics Journal’s weekly round-up compiled by Clark Burscough. There are no New Yorker cartoonists mentioned in this week’s post (sorry if I missed someone; cover artist Chris Ware is mentioned tho), it’s fun to see what’s happening outside the New Yorker cartoon beltway.

 

Interview Of Interest: J.A.K.; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Yesterday’s; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist; Tim Hamilton Is This Month’s Comics Journal Diarist

Interview Of Interest: Jason Adam Katzenstein

From Sunday Morning Stories, April 20, 2020, “Jason Adam Katzenstein On Brooklyn, Roasting Chickens, and ‘War & Peace'”

Mr. K began contributing to The New Yorker in November of 2014.  His latest book, Everything Is An Emergency: An OCD Story In Words & Pictures, is out June 30th.

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 Daily Cartoonists & Cartoons

Yesterday: Maddie Dai on decluttering. Ms. Dai began contributing to The New Yorker in 2017.

Today: Cerise Zelenetz (a newyorker.com contributor) on the need to wipe down Cinderella’s shoe.

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Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

Zoe Si gives us “Substitutions In The Time Of Quarantine, Rated”

— Ms. Zi began contributing to The New Yorker this past February

 

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Tim Hamilton Is This Month’s Comics Journal Diarist.

Mr. Hamilton began contributing to The New Yorker in 2016.

Read his entries here.

 

Visit his website here.

 

 

 

Comics Journal Of Interest; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Comics Journal Of Interest

The Summer-Fall Comics Journal features a “Career-Spanning” interview with Gary Groth (founder and President of Fantagraphics Books).

Read a little more here.

Roz Chast’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:

 

Roz Chast (pictured above. Photo by Bill Franzen) Born, Brooklyn, NY. New Yorker work: 1978 – . Key collections: Unscientific Americans (Dolphin/Doubleday, 1982), Theories of Everything ( Bloomsbury, 2006) Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir (Bloomsbury, 2014). Website: rozchast.com/

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Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Jon Adams on quarantine fatigue. Mr. Adams began contributing to The New Yorker in October of 2017. Visit his website here.

 

 

 

Donnelly’s Holiday Leftovers; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Julia Suits (And Yesterday’s: Pat Achilles); More Spills: Jenny Kroik, Flanders’ Links On TCJ, A New Yorker State Of Mind On Two Holiday Issues from 1930; Bob Eckstein’s Daily News Op-Ed

A favorite day after Thanksgiving drawing from Liza Donnelly, published in The New Yorker November 26, 2007.

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Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon (And Yesterday’s)

Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon: Julia Suits on a popular writer’s retreat.  Ms. Suits began contributing to The New Yorker in 2006. Visit her website here.

Yesterday’s Daily cartoonist & cartoon: Pat Achilles on quid pro quo, turkey-style. Ms. Achilles began contributing to The New Yorker in 2018. Visit her website here.

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…From  the newyorker.com Culture Desk, November 28, 2019, cover artist Jenny Kroik’s  “Living With Art.”

…From The Comics Journal, November 29, 2019, Ryan Flanders’ latest links: “Delicate Hearts, Diabolical Minds”

…Fun holiday weekend reading from A New Yorker State Of Mind: Reading Every Issue Of The New Yorker Magazine, November 28, 2019, “The High Place”  — a look at two issues, November 15th , and November 22nd, 1930.

…From The Daily News, November 28, 2019, a Bob Eckstein op-ed piece, “This is the Age Of Negativity: There’s a lot more we should be thankful for.”

(sorry, there may be a paywall…)