Why Bob Mankoff Left ‘The New Yorker’

Why Bob Mankoff Left ‘The New Yorker’
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.

Funnies Farrago Explains: Bob Mankoff left “The New Yorker” as cartoon editor after a couple decades on the job — what was that really about? So why, actually, … Read more

Funnies Farrago on Another Stan Lee Biography

Funnies Farrago on Another Stan Lee Biography
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.

What Stan Lee REALLY did at Marvel Comics Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee, editor, publisher and comics guru, is the subject of an article in last spring’s anniversary issue … Read more

Funnies Farrago on the Mythology of the Western, Part Three

Funnies Farrago on the Mythology of the Western, Part Three
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.

In the Mythology of the Western, even comedy can be authentic. Perhaps the most spectacular of the comic strip Westerns were the two produced by Warren Tufts, Casey … Read more

Funnies Farrago on the Western Mythology: Part One

Funnies Farrago on the Western Mythology: Part One
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.

Western Mythology… and the Two Frauds Who Helped It Along In the Hall of Statues just off the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., each state … Read more

Funnies Farrago Meets Herb Mignery, Cowboy Cartoonist

Funnies Farrago Meets Herb Mignery, Cowboy Cartoonist
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.

“Cowboy cartoonist” Herb Mignery is also a master of drawing horses. I went to a local “postcard and paper” show a few months ago. And, as always, I … Read more

Nancy: An Old Character Revived by a New Cartoonist

Nancy: An Old Character Revived by a New Cartoonist
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.

Funnies Farrago on Nancy Eight-year-old Nancy started her cartoon life as a bit player in Ernie Bushmiller’s Fritzi Ritz comic strip, but she was so popular with readers—and … Read more

Insight on Cartoonists: Terry Mosher

Insight on Cartoonists: Terry Mosher
Stanford Chandler began writing when his parents gave him an Underwood Portable typewriter for his 8th birthday, the machine he still uses to this day.He has written for dozens of papers, including The New York Enquirer, Manchester Guardian, Mainichi Daily News and the Humor Times. His work with cartoonists is currently under the auspices of the San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum.
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An interview with Terry Mosher Canada’s lucky not to have been absorbed by the United States. And they’re also fortunate to have so many top-notch editorial cartoonists from … Read more

Insight on Cartoonists: Trina Robbins

Insight on Cartoonists: Trina Robbins
Stanford Chandler began writing when his parents gave him an Underwood Portable typewriter for his 8th birthday, the machine he still uses to this day.He has written for dozens of papers, including The New York Enquirer, Manchester Guardian, Mainichi Daily News and the Humor Times. His work with cartoonists is currently under the auspices of the San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum.
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An interview with cartoonist Trina Robbins Errol Flynn and Kevin Costner both played Robin Hood (though not at the same time), and Al Jolson sang about the “Red, … Read more

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