Blown Covers

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“Romney is a good-looking guy,” said Bob Staake, the artist who created “From State to State.” And good-looking people can be tough to caricature, but not as tough as Santorum, who looks “boring,” he said. “My wife, looking at the first sketch, said, ‘It looks like him, but you gotta have the sweater vest.’ And that was it. I put in the sweater vest, and, ‘that’s Rick Santorum!’ ”

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Behind the scenes with
New Yorker
art editor and TOON Books Editorial Director
Françoise Mouly

and with
Nadja Spiegelman

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