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Richard Guindon – RIP

Cartoonist Dick Guindon has passed away. Richard Gordon (Dick) Guindon December 2, 1935 – February 27, 2022 The Detroit Free Press reports: Richard Gordon Guindon, 86, died the evening of Feb. 27 in Northport, Michigan, after a long illness with his son at his side. Guindon’s six-decade career began at the university’s Minnesota Daily, where […]

Posted on: Feb 28, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Magazine cartoons, Obituary, Comments: 3 Comments

Happy Birthday Arnold Roth

Respect! Friday 25th February is Arnold Roth’s 93rd Birthday! Here’s a video from the National Cartoonists Society featuring Arnold Roth discussing his career and giving tips to the youngsters.  

Posted on: Feb 26, 2022,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic Books, Comic strips, Illustration, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: Comments Off on Happy Birthday Arnold Roth

David Sipress Two

Michael Maslin writes: We don’t see many memoirs from New Yorker cartoonists. Peter Arno started one, but it never went further than lists of names and snippets of memories to explore. Bruce Eric Kaplan wrote one, I Was A Child — “profusely illustrated” according to the publisher. Edward Sorel recently published Profusely Illustrated: A Memoir;  […]

Posted on: Feb 25, 2022,  Section: Books, Cartoonist, Interviews, Magazine cartoons, Comments: 1 Comment

Women Cartoonists of The New Yorker Two

[Liza Donnelly’s] latest book, Very Funny Ladies: The New Yorker’s Women Cartoonists, publishes in March. In it, Donnelly continues telling the history of some of the women artists published in the nearly 100-year-old magazine starting from 2005, where her earlier book, Funny Ladies: The New Yorker’s Greatest Women Cartoonists And Their Cartoons, left off. North […]

Posted on: Feb 25, 2022,  Section: Books, Comic history, Magazine cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Women Cartoonists of The New Yorker Two

The Day David Sipress Became a Cartoonist

David Sipress writes: In the fall of 1969, I made a spur-of-the-moment decision to quit graduate school at Harvard, where I was enrolled in a master’s program in Soviet studies. As the euphoria brought on by my boldness began to fade, an overwhelming anxiety about consequences took over… Chief among my real-world worries was that […]

Posted on: Feb 23, 2022,  Section: Books, Cartooning, Comic history, Magazine cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on The Day David Sipress Became a Cartoonist

Bill Woodman – RIP

Magazine cartoonist Bill Woodman has passed away. William Frederick (Bill) Woodman October 30, 1939 – February 12, 2022 Friend and fellow cartoonist Mike Lynch has learned through the family of Bill’s passing: My friend, the “cartoonist’s cartoonist,” Bill Woodman passed away on Saturday. I received a call from his daughter, Anne, yesterday afternoon. My deep […]

Posted on: Feb 14, 2022,  Section: Magazine cartoons, Obituary, Comments: 2 Comments

First and Last: Alan Dunn and The New Yorker

Today Michael Maslin corrects a couple misconceptions that have taken hold about Alan Dunn and the cartoons he did for The New Yorker: In my earliest days at The New Yorker it seemed to be a gospel truth that Alan Dunn was the most prolific New Yorker artist. I’ve long been fascinated by how such facts […]

Posted on: Jan 19, 2022,  Section: Cartoonist, Comic history, Magazine Cartoonist Bloggers, Magazine cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on First and Last: Alan Dunn and The New Yorker

Orlando Busino – RIP

Cartoonist Orlando Busino has passed away. Orlando Francis Busino October 10, 1926 – January 11, 2022 From the obituary: Orlando F. Busino, 95, of Ridgefield, died peacefully on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. He was the loving husband of Ann (Darlington) Busino having just celebrated 70 years of marriage. Mr. Busino was a retired Cartoonist and […]

Posted on: Jan 13, 2022,  Section: Cartoonist, Comic strips, Magazine cartoons, Obituary, Comments: 1 Comment

Saturday Night Funnies

Every once in a while we like to recommend some sites featuring funnies. Bored Panda frequently presents panel cartoons and comic strips from various creators. Here we show a couple cartoons of their Jules Burton Suits compilation. Check in daily.   Every other week at CartoonStock Cartoon critics Phil Witte and Rex Hesner look behind […]

Posted on: Jan 8, 2022,  Section: Cartoons, Comic strips, Magazine cartoons, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on Saturday Night Funnies

Drawing Life with George Booth

No one familiar with George Booth’s cartoons can look at an English bull terrier and not wonder whether its equine muzzle, pointed ears, and claustrophobically arranged eyes weren’t inspired by his drawings rather than the other way around. Many familiar elements of his œuvre—not just the dogs but also the cats, guillotines, car mechanics, bathtubs, […]

Posted on: Jan 5, 2022,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Interviews, Magazine cartoons, Comments: 1 Comment

2021 The Dearly Departed

This is an installment of 2021 Newspaper Comics: Debuts, Departures, and the Dearly Departed.(part 1: Debuts – – part 2: Departures – – part 3: Dearly Departed – – part 4: Detours/Deviations)   2021 – The Dearly DepartedThese U. S. newspaper and magazine cartoonists died in 2021.   WILLIAM BRYAN (W.B.)(BILL) PARK June 12, 1936 […]

Posted on: Jan 1, 2022,  Section: Comic Books, Comic history, Comic strips, Magazine cartoons, Obituary, Comments: 2 Comments

Lou Brooks – RIP

Graphic artist and cartoonist Lou Brooks has passed away.   Louis (Lou) Brooks September 5, 1944 – November 21, 2021 From the obituary: Known to some as “The World’s Oldest Kid”, Lou began his career as a self-taught commercial illustrator, but over 50 years expanded his talents into other creative realms as writer, graphic designer, […]

Posted on: Dec 22, 2021,  Section: Cartooning, Comic strips, Illustration, Magazine cartoons, Obituary, Comments: 2 Comments

Listing Toward the End of the Year

Lists and Best-Ofs will be coming fast and furious. Here’s a few before the rush. Instagram’s Favorite New Yorker Cartoons of 2021 Do you use Instagram? Or does Instagram use you? Whatever the answer is, let’s hope that it results in personal gain for Mark Zuckerberg—he’s had a tough time recently and really deserves a […]

Posted on: Dec 21, 2021,  Section: Animation, Awards, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, International, Magazine cartoons, Movies, Television, Comments: 3 Comments

Hilary F. Campbell, Murder Book & Killer Cartoons

  New Yorker cartoonist Hilary Fitgerald Campbell is far too young to have a full-blown biography, so this Press Democrat profile will suffice. When Campbell was a kid, a sketch of Charles Schulz’s Snoopy hung in the hallway of her Sonoma home, a gift from Schulz to her mother. Campbell’s grandfather, the late Daniel Vaughan, […]

Posted on: Nov 27, 2021,  Section: Books, Interviews, Magazine cartoons, Profiles, Comments: Comments Off on Hilary F. Campbell, Murder Book & Killer Cartoons

Cartoonists/Editors Jon Adams & Ellis Rosen Interviewed

Jon Adams and Ellis Rosen are cartoonists and illustrators who separately have contributed to The New Yorker, MAD, McSweeney’s and many other outlets. Together they’ve teamed up to edit the new book Send Help!: A Collection of Marooned Cartoons. More than just a collection of comics, it includes a forward by Emma Allen, an afterward […]

Posted on: Nov 21, 2021,  Section: Books, Cartoons, Magazine cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonists/Editors Jon Adams & Ellis Rosen Interviewed