Weekend Spill: A (Rejected) Easter Cover Returns; Eckstein & Shaw “Cartoon Pad” Podcast Debuts; The Latest “ToonStack”: Collaborative Cartoons

It’s Easter Sunday, which means this rejected cover attempt of mine from many many years ago has been dusted off and posted. I’d be a liar if I didn’t admit to a bit of Addams influence in the piece.    Eckstein & Shaw “Cartoon Pad” Podcast Debuts The fellows who brought you The Elements Of Stress have debuted a bi-weekly

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The Friday Spill: A New Website For (Among Other Things) Cartoons That Can Be Understood In Four Seconds; Attempted Bloggery Remembers The 21 Club (And Its Cartoon Art); Penguins in Snow

Michael Gerber, the fellow who’s behind the wonderful humor magazine The American Bystander, has unveiled a new website, The 251, “dedicated to publishing prose 251 words or shorter, and cartoons that don’t take longer than four seconds to figure out.” (above: Tom Chitty‘s design for the 251) By the way, if you love cartoon elephants, you’ll be thrilled by this

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The Weekend Spill: Cartoonists Offer #Cartoonrelief To Those Hit Hardest By Covid-19; The Tilley Watch Online, March 30 – April 3, 2020; Tom Gauld’s Collection Reviewed

_____________________________________ While checking in on a New Yorker cartoonist Slack group a few days ago I noticed a number of my cartoonist colleagues had begun using their art to help those in need during this pandemic. I asked if one of the organizers would explain in detail what they were up to. So here is my New Yorker cartoonist colleague,

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of April 6, 2020; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

The Cover: A heart-strings reflection of the issue’s Health Issue theme (but it’s tempting to believe we’d see a cover along these lines even if it wasn’t the Health Issue). The Cartoonists: The Cartoons: An umbrella observation from the get-go:  the abundance of color pieces (one by Roz Chast, one by Emily Flake, and one by Liana Finck) in this

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