Interviews: Barsotti, Donnelly; Warp on Her Endowed Oscar; Brains and Cartoons

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, 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.




Peter Steiner’s “Hopeless But Not Serious” Returns; TCJ posts Sendak Tributes; Liza Donnelly’s Mother’s Day Forbes column

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.