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Tuesday Spill: M. Bohanan, A 1927 New Yorker Cartoonist, Added To The A-Z; A National Cartoonist Society Reuben’s Video Of Interest; Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon
October 12, 2021
 
M. Bohanan, A 1927 New Yorker Cartoonist, Added to The A-Z
As so often happens when I’m looking for something in The New Yorker’s database, I find something else. Such was the case recently as I was wondering how many restaurant banquette drawings appeared in the magazine (obscure, I know). After the key search word “banquette” turned up nothing I began changing search words; eventually I saw an unfamiliar cartoonist’s name turn up in the results: M. Bohanan. A quick check on the database for the artist turned up just four drawings (cartoons): February 26, 1927; March 12, 1927 (shown above); April 30, 1927; July 9, 1927. After that July drawing, M. Bohanan’s work was never seen again the magazine. Adding to this little mystery, there’s nothing — nada! — online about the artist. If anyone out there can shed some light, please contact me. In the meantime, it’s always a small rush to add a “found” cartoonist to the A-Z.
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Video Of Interest: The 75th NCS Reuben Awards
Go here to see this brief promotional video (thanks to the always fun Jason Chatfield for sending it this way).
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Daily Cartoon and Cartoonist
Monday’s Daily is a duo effort from Asher Perlman & Navied Mahdavian. Mr Perelman began contributing to The New Yorker in June of this year. Mr. Mahdavian began contributing in February of 2018.
 
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