Daily Cartoonists: Monday Thru Wednesday
Monday: Emily Flake, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2008, on summer rentals.
From Evan Lian (and Evan Allgood): “The Medical-Marvel Cinematic Universe”…Mr. Lian began contributing to The New Yorker in May of 2019.
A Frank Modell Original Is A Steal
From Attempted Bloggery, July 6, 2021, this post…“Frank Modell: An Overlooked Ingredient?”about a Frank Modell New Yorker original that appeared in the May 22, 1971, and recently won by a very lucky buyer.
Frank Modell’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:
Born, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 6, 1917. Died, May 27, 2016, Guilford, Connecticut. New Yorker work: 1946 – 1997. Mr. Modell began his New Yorker career as assistant to the Art Editor, James Geraghty. He soon began contributing his cartoons (and cartoon ideas for others), with his first drawing appearing July 20, 1946. Besides his work for The New Yorker, he was a children’s book author and an actor (he appeared, most notably, in Woody Allen’s 1980 film, Stardust Memories). Key collection: Stop Trying To Cheer Me Up! (Dodd, Mead, 1978).