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Best New Yorker cartoons of all time (according to The New Yorker’s cartoon editor)

Jun 27, 2013 By Abraham 2

Bob Mankoff has been publishing cartoons in the New Yorker for over 30 years and has been the cartoon editor there for about half that time. After a recent TED talk he gave, they asked him to choose his favorite New Yorker cartoons ever. He listed 11. Here are a few of them…

Bruce Eric Kaplan – October 26, 1998

New Yorker Cartoons - 06

Michael Shaw, March 1, 2004

New Yorker Cartoons - 11

By Chon Day – December 14, 1946

New Yorker Cartoons - 01

Roz Chast – October 25, 1993

New Yorker Cartoons - 04

Jack Ziegler – July 11, 1988

New Yorker Cartoons - 03

Eric Lewis – November 13, 2000

New Yorker Cartoons - 08

2 Comments

  1. susan v bonner says:

    The BEST cartoon ever was published 45-55 years ago (??) … and I keep hoping you’ll give it a reprieve. It was on our bulletin board at home and my Dad would say (coming home for dinner .. his usual comment if he saw what was for dinner) …”oh dear, I had anthropologist for lunch.” The cartoon was of a native with spears and such looking into his mate’s cooking cauldron and remarking, “Oh damn, I had anthropologist for lunch”. It was a classic and I wish you’d republish it at some point. Our family has been a New Yorker family for decades and decades and decades.
    Thanks for your consideration. Susan V Bonner; 321 Colony Blvd; Lexington, KY 40502

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