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August 28, 2017
by Dan
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A Cocoon Over There!

‘A Cocoon Over There!’ is a lovely cartoon about going back to school by Argentinian cartoonist Liniers for the New York Times Book Review: Liniers has a new kids book out this fall from Toon Books called Goodnight, Planet.

October 28, 2015
by Dan

Liniers in New York

The New York Times profiles Argentinian cartoonist Ricardo Siri, better known as Liniers: “When I started the comic everything was horrible,” Liniers, 41, said in a recent interview at his publisher’s office in SoHo at the start of an East Coast … Continue reading

June 12, 2015
by Dan

Henrietta’s Reading Adventures

The New Yorker has posted a lovely series of cartoons about reading by Argentinian cartoonist Liniers. Henrietta — along with her cat Fellini and teddy bear Mandlebaum — is a regular character from Liniers newspaper comic strip Macanudo.    Two collections of Liniers’ Macanudo strip are available in English … Continue reading

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