Weekend Spill: Latest ToonStack: “Left It In The Drafts”; The Tilley Watch Online, May 3 -7, 2021
May 8, 2021
Latest ToonStack: “Left It In The Drafts” A number of cartoonists, most of them published in The New Yorker, show us drawings that “never got sold.” Among the cartoonists sharing their work: Jason Chatfield, Amy Kurzweil, J.A.K., Hilary Campbell, Johnny DiNapoli, and Ellis Rosen. Check out the end of the post for links to interesting cartoonist sites. _________________________________________________________________________ The Tilley

Friday Spill: Among The Latest Additions To The Spill Archives: “Rebuque From Dubuque”
May 7, 2021
Yesterday’s mail included two large boxes of New Yorker materials, given to the Spill archives, courtesy of a donor who wishes to remain anonymous. The gift included the entire run of The New Yorker pony editions, from September 1943 through December 1946. Up til yesterday the Spill archives had only the full run from 1945 (in one bound volume)* and

Thurber Thursday: An 89 Year Old Tissue Paper Promo For “The Seal In The Bedroom”
May 6, 2021
I would say “just when I thought I saw everything” but I’ve finally learned I’ll never see everything. Below is one of those old new things that just keep turning up. Steve Stoliar, author of Raised Eyebrows, a must-read book for Marx Brothers fans, sent me this scan the other day: Mr. Stoliar came by the above fab tissue promo

Wednesday Spill: National Cartoonists Day (3 Interviews); Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon
May 5, 2021
  In search of the history of National Cartoonists Day, I found the below snippet from a site named HappyDays365: “The National Cartoonists Day has been in celebration since the year 1999. National Cartoonist Society has launched this celebration. The Cartoonists Day is a form of dedication for all the cartoonists and those favourite cartoons what they have created for

Tuesday Spill: Three (Fun) Books In November; Daily Cartoonists & Cartoons; A Preview Of McPhail’s “IN”
May 4, 2021
Three (Fun) Books In November My daily search for new New Yorker cartoon books turned up this pleasing line-up on Amazon this morning (all three have been mentioned on this site in the past few months). How exciting is it that we have these titles to look forward to in the Fall: Joe Dator’s Inked, out November 23rd; Liza Donnelly’s
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