It’s A Gift!
May 4, 2015
Here’s a little gem of a cartoon collection I found not long ago.  Colliers had the very good habit of collecting cartoons that appeared in its pages.  It’s A Gift!, published in 1947, includes work by New Yorker contributors John Ruge, Gardner Rea, Virgil Partch aka VIP,  Hank Ketcham, Larry Reynolds, Garrett Price, and Barney Tobey.  The editor, Gurney Williams, tells us in the book’s “Prelude” that each contributing cartoonist has written a little piece informing us what “he’d much rather do than draw funny pictures…”
Link here to Chris Wheeler’s wonderful site to see more Colliers cartoon collections.
 
BARNEY TOBEY
CARTOONIST
CARTOONISTS
CARTOONS
COLLIERS
GARDNER REA
GARRETT PRICE
GURNEY WILLIAMS
HANK KETCHAM
JOHN RUGE
LARRY REYNOLDS
THE NEW YORKER
VIP
VIRGIL PARTCH
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Anne Sandbach says:
July 18, 2021 at 2:23 pm
thought you might be interested to know that a casual by Gurney Williams (I am assuming it’s the same one) appears in the 1/21/1933 issue of the magazine.
Thank you for your website—I find myself on it constantly.
Best,
Anne
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