Holy Happenstance, Batman!

                  Sharp-eyed New Yorker cartoon followers will notice that the magazine recently ran two Bat-Signal drawings: one by Danny Shanahan  in this most recent issue, and one last week by Ben Schwartz.  A quick glance at the magazine’s Cartoon Bank archive turned up only two previous efforts, but I have a feeling

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Tom Toro on Pencils…and More Spills

A Case For Pencils is visited by Tom Toro this week.  Check it out! Link here to Mr. Toro’s website.     _______________________________________________________________________               …Mike Lynch celebrates the 99th birthday of Virgil Partch aka VIP…   …Two pieces on The New York Review of Books new New York Review Comics, including titles by Abner

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New Yorker’s Remnick on the Radio

  Coming in just a few days (the 25th of October): The New Yorker Radio Hour.  Read all about it here (and yes, there’ll be some cartoon/cartoonists content)   ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________     …From the What’re the Odds Department: In this week’s New Yorker (the issue of October 26th): two drawings based on lamp pull-cords (the drawings are by Tom Toro

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Tom Toro @ Litquake Tonight!; Andy Friedman’s Catskills Bungalow Slide Show

              Tom Toro makes an appearance tonight at Litquake. Link here to the LitQuake site for info. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ From newyorker.com, October 10, 2015, “Closing Down the Bungalow”  — this charming illustrated piece  by Andy Friedman (who has published cartoons in The New Yorker under the name Larry Hat). Mr. Friedman’s website.

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