Thurber Thursday: Personal History… “To Catch A Book”

Back in late 2014, the cartoonist Mike Lynch kindly asked me if I’d like to contribute something to his publication, Raconteur, “a collection of true stories written and illustrated by cartoonists who usually specialize in other formats.” My first (and only) thought was to put down on paper a graphic report of a nutty Thurber-centric non-event in my college life.

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Personal History: First Book

Pardon this little trip down memory lane.   In 1975 I printed this first book of mine on a creaky noisy offset press in the basement of the Print Shop at The University of Connecticut in Storrs (the Print Shop, a little paradise on campus, is no more, torn down and replaced — a la Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi”

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Where Artists Work; A Professor’s Work exhibited; Danny Shanahan Takes Charge; Thanks & Happy New Year!

From the blog, David-Wasting-Paper, December 31, 2012, “A Little Cartoonist Eye Candy for New Year’s Eve”  —  photographs of cartoonist’s work spaces. A fun post.   From The University of Connecticut’s Art & History site, “Two Exhibitions will feature work by Professor Emeritus Gus Mazzocca and His Students” I was honored to be selected as one of Professor Mazzocca’s students

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