Gil Roth Interviews Will McPhail
The fab Gil Roth, who has interviewed numerous New Yorker contributors (including this one) speaks with Will McPhail. Mr. McPhail (below) began contributing to The New Yorker in 2014. His new book is IN, out now.
…The National Cartoonist Society (NCS) has announced that veteran New Yorker contributor, Mort Gerberg (his first New Yorker drawing appeared in 1965), will receive its Gold Key Award. More here.
And his Spill A-Z entry here:
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).
…Today’s Daily Cartoonist is J.A.K., who imagines a billionaire in space. See it here.
…The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Nominees have been announced. While the Eisners are (obviously) comics-centric not cartoon-centric there are a few New Yorker contributors scattered among the nominees (those folks are comics folks): Mimi Pond, Tom Gauld, Robert Sikoryak, and Adrian Tomine. See the full list here at Multiversity Comics. .