Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon
Mort Gerberg on Zoom(ing) this day. In just two days Mr. Gerberg will celebrate the 55th anniversary of his first published New Yorker cartoon, shown below.
Mort Gerberg’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:
Mort Gerberg Born, March 11, 1931, New York, NY. New Yorker work: April 10, 1965 – . Co-edited, with Ron Wolin & Ed Fisher, The Art in Cartooning: Seventy-five Years of American Magazine Cartoons ( Charles Scribner & Son, 1975). Essential reading… Mort Gerberg On The Scene: A 50-Year Cartoon Chronicle (Fantagraphics, 2019).
Time Capsule: The New Yorker Issue Of March 21, 1931 Via A New Yorker State Of Mind
A New Yorker State Of Mind: Reading Every Issue Of The New Yorker Magazine dives deep into the issue of March 21, 1931. Some of the names you’ll run across: Dorothy Parker, E.B. White, FDR, Charles Lindbergh. And cartoons by, among others, Otto Soglow, Mary Petty (and her husband, Alan Dunn), Barbara Shermund, and Helen Hokinson (the cover artist for the issue as well).