Thurber Thursday: Thurber & Marx (The Bros.); Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Yesterday’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

Steve Stoliar, author of Raised Eyebrows: My Years Inside Groucho’s House has brought to the Spill‘s attention an article illustrated by James Thurber* way way back in March of 1937 for Stage magazine. I will let Mr. Stoliar do the talking from this point on : They [Thurber’s Marx Brothers drawings] were done to illustrate an article by Teet Carle

Read more

The Tuesday Spill: A William Hamilton Marx Brothers Drawing; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon…And Yesterday’s Daily

A William Hamilton Marx Brothers Drawing Here’s a fun post on Stephen Nadler’s Attempted Bloggery regarding a Marx Brothers-centric William Hamilton New Yorker drawing that appeared in the issue of December 11, 1971 (see below). According to author Steve Stoliar, it once belonged to Groucho Marx. But whither post-Groucho?   Read all about it here. ________________________________________________________________________ Today’s Daily Cartoonist &

Read more