Today’s Spill: Early Posting: A Roz Chast Sketchpad From Next Week’s (Double Issue); Eckstein & Shaw’s Latest Cartoon Pad With Guest, Carol Isaacs; New CartoonStack; Blitt’s Kvetchbook; Friday’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Early Posting: A Roz Chast Sketchpad Sometimes we get an early release cover, and other times we get a humor piece. Today it’s the latter. From next week’s (double) issue, dated April 26 & May 3, 2021, here’s Ms. Chast’s Sketchpad feature, “Fending And Other Terms For Fridge-Foraging Dinners”  Chast began contributing to The New Yorker in 1978. Visit her

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Wednesday Spill: Two Classifications Of New Yorker Cartoonists; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Two Classifications Of New Yorker Cartoons If you look at Wolcott Gibbs‘s Foreward in Charles Addams’s 1947 cartoon collection, Addams And Evil, you’ll find this interesting opening sentence. Mr. Gibbs goes on to use Helen Hokinson as an example of an artist who contributed “straight” cartoons, and Addams as “nutty.” Mr. Gibbs describes Ms. Hokinson as a “social critic” with

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Thurber Thursday: A Thurber Self-Portrait in a 1943 Catalog; Graphic Piece Of Interest: Bishakh Som; Daily Cartoonists & Cartoons; Article Of Interest…Peter Porges & Co. Exhibit, “Three With A Pen”

From a great little catalog for a 1943 exhibit, “Meet The Artist,” at San Francisco’s M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, here’s a Thurber self portrait and bio, with the intriguing first sentence: “My life story is simple.” The exhibit also included the following New Yorker artists:  Alajalov, Whitney Darrow, Jr., Richard Decker, Alan Dunn, William Gropper, Rea Irvin, Roberta Macdonald,

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