In Part 2 of our exclusive interview, Mick Stevens reveals his relationship with cartoon cliches, feelings about seeing his grade school burn down, and reaction to his first childhood cartoon rejection letter – from Walt Disney!
In Part 1 of our exclusive interview, Mick Stevens, the man with over 900 New Yorker cartoons to his credit, talks about his early days at Rolling Stone, hanging out with Jack Ziegler, and cartooning every day.
Max: This issue has an astounding 23 cartoons, Simon.
Simon: Ready when you are, Max.
Max: Rent-a-guest—what a concept!
Simon: The neighbor across the street is waiting in vain for his invitation.
Amy Hwang shares insights about her parents, her sketchbook, her ideas, and … cats!