Max: A couple of playground coders grace the cover.
Simon: But the chalk is old school.
Max: Just eight cartoons in this issue, Simon.
Simon: And yet we live in such funny times.
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!
Max: A pleasant autumnal scene graces the cover.
Simon: He needs a bigger rake.
Max: The Halloween themed cover features a creepy clown President.
Simon: Boo! It’s what ghosts say and many people do when Trump speaks.
The above unpublished masterpiece, “Okay, Who Gets the Beef and Who Gets the Ants?”, is courtesy of New Yorker cartoonist, Joe Dator. For over 10 years, Joe has been one of The New Yorker‘s most reliably funny cartoonists. This week, we encourage you to meet the man behind the pen in Part 1 of our wide-ranging interview in the blog section. Subscribe now so that you don’t miss Part 2 of the Joe Dator Interview!
Inkspill – Michael Maslin’s continuing ode to the cartoonists of The New Yorker, from one whose hilarious cartoons regularly grace those glossy pages.