Picture Speaks 1,000 Words: Joe Dator

Joe Dator and Miles Baker

Picture Speaks 1,000 Words: Joe Dator

Joe Dator and Miles Baker

3:30pm

Friday, October 29

Winner of The National Cartoonists Society’s 2018 Silver Reuben award and cartoonist for The New Yorker since 2006, Joe Dator now brings you his quick-witted humour in 150 single-panel cartoons in Inked: Cartoons, Confessions, Rejected Ideas, and Secret Sketches from the New Yorker’s Joe Dator. Dator delves into his creative process and how a simple spark of imagination can capture a moment in time, and celebrating the satire and sheer joy of carton creation.

Interviewer: Miles Baker

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Winner of The National Cartoonists Society’s 2018 Silver Reuben award and cartoonist for The New Yorker since 2006, Joe Dator now brings you his quick-witted humour in 150 single-panel cartoons in Inked: Cartoons, Confessions, Rejected Ideas, and Secret Sketches from the New Yorker’s Joe Dator. Dator delves into his creative process and how a simple spark of imagination can capture a moment in time, and celebrating the satire and sheer joy of carton creation.

Interviewer: Miles Baker

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Joe Dator has been a cartoonist for the New Yorker since 2006 and has also contributed cartoons to MAD Magazine and Esquire. He is a recipient of the National Cartoonists Society’s Silver Reuben Award and has been featured on CBS's 60 Minutes. Dator has presented humorous lectures on everything from Japanese movie monsters to fictitious comedy albums and is the co-host of the Comedy Film Funnel podcast. He lives in New York City.

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Miles Baker is the executive director of the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, the world's greatest celebration of cartoonists and the comics they create. Miles started his career in publishing at a business-to-business magazine publisher, Actual Media, following a post-graduate certificate in Publishing from Centennial College. In addition to his work on the festival, he is one of the founders of TCAF’s festival shop, Page & Panel, located in Toronto Reference Library.

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3:30pm

Friday, October 29

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