Know Your New Yorker Cartoonists: Emily Flake

Emily Flake is the mischievous artistic child of Roz Chast and Shary Flenniken – with some Edward Gorey and Gahan Wilson thrown in. Like Chast, she nails the middle-class annoyances and vanities of everyday life in the big city while, like Flenniken, blending “the cute and the profane.” The Gorey and Wilson you’ll just have to discover yourself in the more mordant nooks and crannies of her cartoon persona. Read more in The Comics Journal…

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