Comic Riffs: Leo Cullum


Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/03/2011

'Riffs in Review: Remembering 10 cartooning greats who died in 2010

From such authentic street bards as Harvey Pekar and John Callahan to Pulitzer-winning political firebrands like Paul Conrad, some cartooning greats died in 2010. Here is what Comic Riffs and others said about 10 of these talents: TV animator...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General | Tags:  Alex Anderson, Alex Johns, Frank Frazetta, Harvey Pekar, John Callahan, Leo Cullum, Paul Conrad, Satoshi Kon

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