Thursday, April 6, 2017

Mr. Knocky Signed by Jack Ziegler with a Drawing

Toasters popped up frequently in Mr. Ziegler’s world. One tells its rapt owner: “No, Tim, you’re not crazy, you’re special! You’re a very special person, Tim. You have a magical, talking toaster and that’s what makes you special.”
—Richard Sandomir
"Jack Ziegler, Cartoonist at The New Yorker, Dies at 74"
The New York Times, March 31, 2017

"Toasters popped up?" That is very fine writing indeed. Here's another toaster:
Inscribed "Best, Jack Ziegler" with a drawing of a toaster in a thought balloon

Jack Ziegler, Mr. Knocky, New York:  Macmillan, 1993

Mr. Knocky by Jack Ziegler
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