From The Comics Journal, March 7, 2013, the latest installment of Richard Gehr’s “Know Your New Yorker Cartoonist”: Charles Barsotti
An interview with Liza Donnelly as part of Judy Clement Wall’s Creativity Interviews, March 7, 2013.
From newyorker.com, two cartoonist-centered pieces:
Bob Mankoff’s blog features Kim Warp talking about her Oscar themed drawing in the current issue of The New Yorker
From the Culture Desk, this recap by Sarah Larson of a recent event devoted to exploring “the mental processes involved in creating and understanding cartoons” — Paul Noth, Zach Kanin, and David Sipress were present to show and tell.
From The Comics Journal, January 16, 2013, “Jack Ziegler: The Pen and Paper of Middle America” — the latest installment in TCJ’s series, Know Your New Yorker Cartoonists.
(thanks to Liam Walsh for the link)
From GPB News, February 9, 2013, “For Rural Towns, Postal Service Cuts Could Mean A Loss of Identity” (Edward Koren content).
The Comics Journal continues its Know Your New Yorker Cartoonist series with Arnie Levin. Others in the series: Roz Chast and Lee Lorenz.
From The Comics Journal, July 11, 2012, Michael Dean reports on the sudden closing, and future of New York’s Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA): “MoCCA Aims for Improved Location: Closure Not Permanent”
Peter Steiner’s blog, Hopeless But Not Serious is back! See it here.
Over at The Comics Journal the tributes to Maurice Sendak are pouring in.
Sendak, who passed away this past Tuesday at age 83, contributed one cover to The New Yorker, and in the same issue (September 27, 1993) contributed a two page spread, In The Dumps, co-written/drawn with Art Spiegelman. Mr. Sendak also contributed a Storyboard to the issue of January 18, 1993.
And…check out Liza Donnelly’s Forbes column on Mother’s Day, and while you’re there, scroll down for her take on the Time Magazine cover making news.