The Cover: You want Santa Claus on the cover of The New Yorker, you got him. Here’s the cover artist, John Cuneo talking about his terrific cover as well as George Price (and others) as inspiration along the way.
The Cartoonists This Week:
The Cartoons & Illustrations: Twenty illustrations this week, with four-and-a-half of those full pages. Twelve cartoons.
Next Week: the last issue of 2018 — it’s a double issue.
Still Missing: Rea Irvin’s iconic Talk masthead, replaced last year. Read about it here. My my my, what a thing of beauty: