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Sam Gross, cartoonist of ‘radical honesty,’ dies at 89

With visual gags that were outrageous and sometimes shocking, he was a regular contributor to National Lampoon and the New Yorker.

By Michael S. RosenwaldMay 9, 2023

Two funny New Yorker artists lured us into their mind-bending worlds

New Yorker cover artist Bruce McCall and cartoonist Sam Gross changed our perspective on humor.

By Michael CavnaMay 9, 2023

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ post-credits scenes hint they’ll be back

As implied in the post-credits scenes, the end of the “Guardians of the Galaxy” trilogy doesn't mean we've seen the last of this deep-space corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

By David BetancourtMay 5, 2023

How James Gunn bounced back to become one of Hollywood’s most powerful people

"Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 3" filmmaker James Gunn reveals how his lowest moment — being fired by Disney — turned into one of the best days of his life.

By Michael CavnaMay 4, 2023

How cartoonists are satirizing the Carlson and Lemon firings

Cartoonists on both sides of the political aisle were quick to satirize the Tucker Carlson and Don Lemon departures.

By Michael CavnaApril 26, 2023

Cartoon by Joe Heller

A guest editorial cartoon by Joe Heller.

By Joe HellerMay 13, 2023

Cartoons by Daniel Fenech, Ed Hall, Joe Heller and Gary McCoy

Guest editorial cartoons by Daniel Fenech, Ed Hall, Joe Heller and Gary McCoy.

By Daniel Fenech, Ed Hall, Joe Heller and Gary McCoyMay 12, 2023

‘The Mandalorian’ season finale: Baby Yoda finally gets a dad

The planet of Mandalore is up for grabs in the Season 3 finale of “The Mandalorian.”

By David BetancourtApril 19, 2023

Edward Koren, cartoonist who drew his shaggier alter-ego, dies at 87

The New Yorker cartoonist gently skewered urbanites and crunchy Vermonters for more than six decades with hairy, cleverly-drawn characters.

By Michael S. RosenwaldApril 18, 2023

Rachel Pollack, writer of fantasy, tarot and trailblazing comics, dies at 77

She drew on her experience as a transgender woman to create the first transgender superheroine for DC Comics.

By Emily LangerApril 14, 2023

From Mad’s Al Jaffee, a beautiful blend of intelligence and irreverence

Mad magazine cartoonist Al Jaffee, who died Monday in New York at 102, tapped the power of counterculture humor.

By Michael CavnaApril 11, 2023

It’s time for Star Wars fans to get excited about movies again

After a polarizing trilogy, Star Wars’ new slate of releases looks to make it a cinematic force again.

By David BetancourtApril 11, 2023