Max: With the Knicks and the Nets out of the NBA playoffs, this week’s cover suggests it’s time for New Yorkers to hit the courts.
Simon: In Washington, they’ll be hitting the courts as well – though the uniforms will look more like judicial robes as the Russian probe deepens.
Continue reading “May 29, 2017 Issue”
Max: The electronic version of this week’s cover progressively fills in a computer motherboard.
Simon: Oh no, are we outsourcing Mother’s Day?
Continue reading “May 15, 2017 Issue”
Max: A 100% Grade-A BEK cartoon cover this week, Simon.
Simon: Make way for the cartoonist, Max!
Continue reading “May 8, 2017 Issue”
Max: The cover of this week’s issue screams “Play ball!”
Simon: And it’s our job at Cartoon Companion to call the balls and strikes.
Continue reading “May 1, 2017 Issue”
Max: This week’s cover art depicts what may be the next food craze: seahorse on a stick.
Simon: A new take on surf and turf.
Continue reading “Apr. 24, 2017 Issue”
Max: On this week’s cover: Harry Bliss’s rendering of the Flatiron Building—with accessories.
Simon: Wonderful art and great gag.
Continue reading “Apr. 17, 2017 Issue”
Max: The cover says spring, but the weather says winter.
Simon: March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. In between, it’s basically a chimera.
Continue reading “Mar. 20, 2017 Issue”
Max: What do you suppose all of those people outside the gallery are discussing so animatedly?
Simon: It can only be one thing: Bob Mankoff stepping down as Cartoon Editor.
Continue reading “Mar. 13, 2017 Issue”
Max: The upcoming Academy Awards ceremony is clearly rife with sociopolitical controversies.
Simon: Fortunately, there’s no controversy here at Cartoon Companion.
Max: Other than our generous scoring…
Simon: Well, all that’s changed with our new, tougher criteria…take a look.
Continue reading “Feb. 27, 2017 Issue”
Simon: This is the most somber cover I’ve seen in years.
Max: It clearly represents an extinguishment of spirit; however, Simon, we shall carry on!
Simon: I’m prepared to lighten up, even if it means that Eustace Tilley has to remain in the closet until next year.
Continue reading “Feb. 13 & 20, 2017 Issue”