Franklin McMahon, an American visual journalist who began as a cartoonist and went on to depict major events as detailed line drawings for magazines, has died aged 90. The New York Times looks at his life and work. Sheldon Moldoff, uncredited ghost artist on Batman in the 1950s and 1960s, has also passed away.
Continuing a series of blog posts in which New Yorker cartoonists look back at their first contributions to the magazine, Michael Maslin has provided his recollections. Maslin also considers how his work has changed since. Read it here.