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.
We proudly present Part 2 of the Joe Dator Interview in our Blog section this week. For over 10 years, Joe has been one of The New Yorker‘s most reliably funny cartoonists. He was kind enough to allow us to re-present “Finally”, [first published in the New Yorker last year], one of our favorite cartoons of 2017. We also encourage you to check out Part 1 of our wide-ranging interview in the Interview section. Subscribe now so that you don’t miss upcoming Cartoon Companion features!
Inkspill – Michael Maslin’s continuing ode to the cartoonists of The New Yorker, from one whose hilarious cartoons regularly grace those glossy pages.