Michael Maslin
Michael Maslin is an American cartoonist for The New Yorker magazine.[1] He is the author of Peter Arno: The Mad Mad World of The New Yorker’s Greatest Cartoonist published in April 2016 by Regan Arts.[2] Four collections of his work were published by Simon & Schuster. With his wife and fellow New Yorker cartoonist, Liza Donnelly, he co-edited one collection of drawings and co-authored three collections, including Cartoon Marriage: Adventures in Love and Matrimony by The New Yorker's Cartooning Couple.
Michael Maslin

Michael Maslin at Holsten's in Bloomfield, N.J.
SpouseLiza Donnelly
Michael Maslin first sold an idea for a cartoon to The New Yorker in 1977, which was later executed by veteran cartoonist Whitney Darrow Jr. Maslin’s first cartoon under his own name appeared in the April 17, 1978 issue of The New Yorker.[3] His work has appeared in numerous publications including Harper’s Magazine, The New York Times, Mother Jones, TIME, The Saturday Evening Post, Utne Reader, Harvard Business Review, The Southampton Review, and Narrative Magazine.[4]
Maslin’s book Cartoon Marriage: Adventures in Love and Matrimony by The New Yorker's Cartooning Couple, written with his wife, Liza Donnelly, was optioned by Jennifer Garner's production company, Vandalia Films. The script was written by Lizzie McGuire creator Terri Minsky.[5][6][7] In 2009 he began Ink Spill, a website devoted to New Yorker cartoonists news and history.[8] Ink Spill has been cited in The New York Times on a number of occasions.[9][10][11]
Maslin and Donnelly were the subjects of a CBS Sunday Morning segment, “Drawn Together”, which aired February 15, 2009.[12]
Early life and education
Maslin was born in Montclair, New Jersey, and was raised in Bloomfield, New Jersey. He attended Bloomfield High School, then attended Kean University before transferring to the University of Connecticut, where he graduated in 1976 with a BFA.[13]
Personal life
Maslin is married to fellow New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly.[14] They have two daughters.
  1. ^ https://www.newyorker.com/cartoons/bob-mankoff/first-cartoon-michael-maslin
  2. ^ https://www.reganarts.com/books/2016/peter-arno/
  3. ^ https://www.newyorker.com/cartoons/bob-mankoff/first-cartoon-michael-maslin
  4. ^​http://www.narrativemagazine.com/issues/spring-2012/graphic-stories/married-cartoonists-true-story-liza-donnelly-and-michael-maslin
  5. ^​https://www.vulture.com/2011/09/abc_picks_up_jennifer_garners.html
  6. ^ https://www.imdb.com/news/ni15503962/
  7. ^​https://www.cinemablend.com/television/Jennifer-Garner-Vandalia-Films-Produce-Cartoon-Marriage-ABC-35178.html
  8. ^ http://michaelmaslin.com/
  9. ^​https://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/27/books/27arno.html
  10. ^​https://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/14/arts/design/anatol-kovarsky-new-yorker-cartoonist-for-decades-dies-at-97.html
  11. ^​https://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/15/arts/design/michael-crawford-wiseacre-with-a-pen-dies-at-70.html
  12. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHBVMhPtaf4
  13. ^ https://uconnalumni.com/2016/05/28/michael-maslin-76-sfa/
  14. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/1988/05/15/style/liza-donnelly-an-artist-is-wed-to-michael-maslin.html
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