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My 10-Step Process of Preparing A Weekly Batch of Cartoons for the New Yorker

1. The ideas stage

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3. The agonising and crying into your drink stage

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4. The pencils stage

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5. The Inking Stage

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6. The erasing pencils, scanning and cleaning-up stage

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7: Wash and Finishes stage

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Stage 7 Addendum: Digital Finishes

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8. The Pitching to the Cartoon Editor stage

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9. The agonisingly waiting, drinking, hand-wringing for the rest of the week stage.

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9.5. The celebratory drink stage.

10. The ‘Wait sometimes years until it runs’ stage.

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🇦🇺 NYC Cartoonist/Writer for @NewYorker and stand-up comic. Syndicated daily in 34 countries. President of The National Cartoonists Society. #BlockedByTrump

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