Comic Riffs: Gag Cartoons


Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 11/01/2010

This week in The New Yorker: LEO CULLUM's final cartoon

In the wake of Leo Cullum's passing last week, Comic Riffs noted that the sublime gag cartoonist had seen more than 800 of his works published in The New Yorker -- 819, to be precise. This week, in fitting...

By Michael Cavna  |  06:00 PM ET, 11/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Gag Cartoons | Tags:  Leo Cullum, Roz Chast, The New Yorker

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/26/2010

In Memoriam: New Yorker cartoonist LEO CULLUM's warm and witty legacy

(courtesy of the New Yorker) There's the stereotype of the gag cartoonist as a somewhat maladjusted shut-in, forever shackled to a drawing board and a deadline, let out only for book tours and comics conventions. Then, as the one-man...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Gag Cartoons, Gag Cartoons | Tags:  Art Spiegelman, Barry Blitt, Drew Dernavich, Leo Cullum, Liza Donnelly, Matthew Diffee, Roz Chast, The New Yorker