Max: This week’s cover provides a respite from the frenzy of activity in our nation’s capital.
Simon: Is that Sean Spicer in the bushes?
Max: This week’s cover shows our Commander in Chief exercising his authority over his sons.
Simon: United Airlines may have found its ideal flight attendant.
Siege towers, barbarians at the gate, unfortunate medical news–what could be more fun than a Frank Cotham cartoon? The answer: the Frank Cotham interview.
Max: Isn’t the cover jumping the gun by implying these are the dog days of summer?
Simon: Oh, dear…a gag writer.
Max: The fiercely beautiful young woman on the cover looks like she means business.
Simon: She reminds me that we need to get down to business and rate these cartoons.
Pulling back the curtain on the creative process, cartoonist Amy Hwang shared her sketchbook study for “This window has a view of the park” published in the April 3rd issue of The New Yorker. Publishing regularly these days, Amy graciously made time to sit down with Max and Simon for an animated discussion about the cartooning life. The Part 2 of our two-part interview with Amy Hwang is posted now. Don’t miss Part 1, available on our Interviews page.
Inkspill – Michael Maslin’s continuing ode to the cartoonists of The New Yorker, from one whose hilarious cartoons regularly grace those glossy pages.