Every so often, someone runs into a cartoon mystery. This time it’s New Yorker cartoonist, Tom Toro. Here’s Tom to explain:
Calling all cartoon sleuths! There’s a mystery afoot. I managed to get my sticky paws on an original Rea Irvin drawing but I can’t figure out where it was published or what the caption is.
Does anybody out there know? It didn’t appear in The New Yorker – if their Complete Cartoons archive is indeed complete. The only other clues to go on are these stamps that appear on the back of the drawing:
As a reward for the correct answer I’ll offer a signed finish of my own. Thanks for your help, Ink Spillers!
If you can solve Tom’s mystery please use the contact button on this site. I’ll forward your message to Tom.
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