The Weekend Spill: Today’s Daily Shouts: Ward Sutton On Proposed Trump Monuments; Sean Connery, 1930-2020; Steig Shell Ads; Weekend Daily Shouts Cartoonists; An Addams Scrapbook With A Puzzling Cartoon; More Addams Family; The Tilley Watch Online, October 26-October 30, 2020

__________________________________________________________________ Today’s Daily Shouts: Ward Sutton On Proposed Trump Monuments. Mr. Sutton began contributing to The New Yorker in 2007. Visit his website here.   ___________________________________________________________ In honor of Sean Connery, who played James Bond like nobody’s business, this drawing of mine from the archives, published in The New Yorker, August 14, 1995 (Mr. Connery passed away either late Friday

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Hokinson Covers The Stage, Again; “Stop Thief!” David Sipress’s 2006 New Yorker Cartoon Appropriated; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon (And Yesterday’s)

The other day I posted three Helen Hokinson covers for The Stage.  Courtesy of collector extraordinaire, Warren Bernard, I’m now posting a fourth. How many more are out there? Here’s Ms. Hokinson’s Spill entry: Helen Hokinson  Born, Illinois,1893; died, Washington, D.C., 1949. New Yorker work: 1925 -1949, with some work published posthumously. All of Hokinson’s collections are wonderful, but here

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Article Of Interest: Whitney Darrow, Jr. Profile In Feb 1950 American Artist; Not A “Disgruntled” Employee; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Today’s Daily Shouts Cartoonist

Warren Bernard, frequent Spill supplier of New Yorker archival materials, has unearthed this fab February 1950 American Artist article on the late great New Yorker artist Whitney Darrow, Jr.. My thanks to Mr. Bernard for sharing it with us. As a bonus, there’s an ad featuring Mr. Darrow, Jr.’s favorite drawing paper. Whitney Darrow, Jr.’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:

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Two Peacocks Walk Into A Room; Rare Book Of Interest: A John M. Price Cartoon Anthology: Sara Lautman’s Daily Shouts; Today’s Daily Cartoonist: Avi Steinberg

In one of those million-to-one cartoon moments, both my colleague Harry Bliss (with his collaborator Steve Martin) and I have similar drawings out this week (his in his syndicated daily spot, and mine in The New Yorker). What’s unusual, besides the timing of publication, and the peacock standing in a doorway in both drawings, is the use of the peacock

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