The Florida Bar News, July 15, 2000


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CAPTION: "I'd also like to remind you that when they rounded up the usual suspects, my client was not even one of those rounded up."

The Florida Bar News and Florida Bar Journal are two relatively low-paying cartoon venues, but I needed a place for all my National Law Journal rejects, and they fit the bill. Both of them bought a great number of my cartoons over the years, at least 125.




The National Law Journal, February 23, 1998


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Another National Law Journal cartoon -- a nice combination of law and literature, I thought.




The National Law Journal, July 18, 1988


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This is the first cartoon I sold to The National Law Journal. They publish one cartoon in each weekly issue, and they've used more than fifty of mine to date.




The National Law Journal, June 29, 1998





Management Review, May 1998





Management Review, December 1998


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CAPTION: "Are we in complete agreement, then?"

Nothing much to say about this fine publication, except that I was sorry when it folded in 2000.




The Wall Street Journal, September 18, 1968





National Observer, February 26, 1968


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I believe The National Observer was a Dow-Jones publication that didn't last too long. And I'm also pretty sure that Charles Preston, the editor of The Wall Street Journal's "Pepper . . . and Salt" cartoons for over fifty years (and still going), also handled the cartoons for this publication.




King Features "Laff-A-Day" August 17, 1967


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CAPTION: "Are they any good? They found ME a job, didn't they?"

Laff-A Day, the daily panel syndicated by King Features, was another market that for a long time had a popular cartoonist as Cartoon Editor -- in this case, Bob Schroeter. I don't know if he bought this one, in 1967, but I was always doubly pleased when another cartoonist who I respected OK'd my work.




National Business Employment Weekly, June 21, 1987


nbew062187.JPG I got involved pretty early when this Dow-Jones publication was launched. NBEW only printed one cartoon per weekly issue. Their editorial offices were in Princeton, New Jersey, so I didn't have any personal contact, except occasionally by phone. The first editor, Ellen Kolton, LOVED my cartoons and puchased them like they were going out of style, sometimes as many as five at a time. Of course, we cartoonists realize that this sort of thing can't possibly last, and sure enough Ellen eventually left NBEW to work for INC. magazine (which has never published cartoons, by the way). I was so devastated that I called her at INC., at their Massachusetts office, and jokingly pleaded with her to get back to NBEW, or at least convince INC. to start using cartoons. I still remember one of her kindly comments to me over the phone: "Y'know, The New Yorker publishes cartoons, too!"

Anyway, and inevitably, her replacement wasn't so enthusiastic about my work, but still kept buying at a decent pace, out of habit, I imagine. Then more editors came and went, and each one seemed even less enthusiastic. Sales came fewer and farther apart, until the publication folded in 1999. According to my records, NBEW printed 113 of my cartoons, which I consider a pretty good run.

Aside: For a while there, it seemed like there was a contest between me and New Yorker cartoonist Tom Cheney as to who would be the principal cartoonist at NBEW. In the end, Cheney won out easily. The late Henry Martin, another New Yorker cartoonist, also appeared regularly. When a small paperback of the best cartoons from NBEW was printed, I had six cartoons included, and Cheney had about ten times as many.

Cartoon Editors should never change jobs -- unless they're not buying my cartoons, of course!




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