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Comic Riffs Archive: Gag Cartoons

SHEEN MEETS MANKOFF: New Yorker cartoon editor offers his own mash-up

(image courtesy of Bob Mankoff / The New Yorker) Enough with simply putting Charlie Sheen's quotes to New Yorker cartoons. The magazine's cartoon editor, Bob Mankoff, tells Comic Riffs he felt compelled to put Charlie Sheen in New Yorker...

By Michael Cavna  | March 5, 2011; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Gag Cartoons  | Tags:  Bob Mankoff, Charlie Sheen, The New Yorker  
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'Riffs Best Books of 2010: THE NEW YORKER's Bob Mankoff offers a comic window into the year

Self-portrait of The New Yorker cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff (Special to The Washington Post / courtesy of Bob Mankoff) Men, women and tykes are stripped down to their birthday suits, a tarmac of naked backsides waiting patiently to board...

By Michael Cavna  | December 16, 2010; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Gag Cartoons, Interviews With Cartoonists, This Riffster's Reading List  | Tags:  Bob Mankoff, Roz Chast, The New Yorker  
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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  | November 1, 2010; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Gag Cartoons  | Tags:  Leo Cullum, Roz Chast, The New Yorker  
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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  | October 26, 2010; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Gag Cartoons, Interviews With Cartoonists  | Tags:  Art Spiegelman, Barry Blitt, Drew Dernavich, Leo Cullum, Liza Donnelly, Matthew Diffee, Roz Chast, The New Yorker  
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