Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Charles Barsotti Up in the Clouds

Charles Barsotti has been on the staff of the New Yorker since 1970.  His style is clean, direct and bold.  Every now and then, a gag cartoon requires that extra second for you to get it, and that delay makes you appreciate it more.  I think he hit it out of the park with this one:

The New Yorker, July 26, 2011

Here's the real Zeus:

The New Yorker, April 20, 2009

And here's another great Barsotti gag situated up in the clouds, again with a bag of money, but this time decidedly not on Mount Olympus:

The New Yorker, January 23, 2006

Charles Barsotti's website:


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