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Andy Capp is Sixty This Year

On the face of it, the Andy Capp comic strip ought to have failed the moment it arrived on these shores in 1963. Continue reading

 

The Tangled Tale of Uncle Sam

A look at the aging icon. Continue reading

 

The True History of Eustace Tilley

…And of Other Fictional and Nonfictional “Characters” at The New Yorker

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The Locher Legend

Dick Locher, 1929-2017 Continue reading

 

Remembering Pedro

The adventures of multiple cartoonists and one donkey. Continue reading

 

Magazine Gag Cartoons, Michelle Urry, and Cartooning for Playboy

A rare conversation with the longtime cartoon editor of Playboy. Continue reading

 

Gluyas Williams: Master of Line and Shape and Subject

A life of the master of the clear line. Continue reading

 

A Look Back at 20 Years of Mankoff’s New Yorker

The Incomparable Mankoff. Continue reading