The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of March 9, 2020

The Cover:  As mentioned last week, this week’s cover, shown above right, by Brian Stauffer, was early released last Friday. Michael Cavna’s Washington Post piece explores like-minded images by various cartoonists. The Cartoonists: The Cartoons…and Spots: I’ve left the entire Drawings and Spots section intact this week as the Spots artist is the great R.O. Blechman — New Yorker cover

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The Washington Post’s Dana Fradon Obit; Article Of Interest: New Yorker Cover Artist & Cartoonist Robert Kraus; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; The Asian Babies Exhibition Catalog

From The Washington Post,  “Dana Fradon, prolific New Yorker cartoonist with a satirical edge, dies at 97” by Harrison Smith. The piece includes a terrific photo of Mr. Fradon by Anne Hall Elser who was assistant to Lee Lorenz during his sterling run (1973- 1997) as the magazine’s art editor. Above: a drawing by Mr. Fradon that appeared in The

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Personal History: “It’s For You”; Article Of Interest: Pia Guerra; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Personal History: “It’s For You” According to a quick run through of The New Yorker‘s archives, there have been at least ten cartoons published in its history with this exact caption: “It’s for you.”  The earliest belongs to Richard Taylor (it appeared in the issue of March 8, 1941). Charles Barsotti had one in the issue of May 18, 1987,

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New Gahan Wilson Collection: “Rejects”; A Cartoon Companion Two-fer: Mick Stevens Interview + the CC’s Take on the Latest New Yorker Cartoons; Cavna on Sikoryak’s Trump Book; PR: Blitt, Chast

New Gahan Wilson Collection: “Rejects” From the publisher: This is a collection of new cartoons by Gahan Wilson. Never before seen cartoons by the Master of the Macabre will delight your senses. Available now on Mr. Wilson’s website here. __________________________________________________________________ A Cartoon Companion Two-fer: Mick Stevens Interview (Pt.2) and the CC’s Take on the Latest New Yorker Cartoons Here’s Part

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