Bob Mankoff

Cartoon & Humor Editor of Esquire

In 1974, Bob Mankoff began creating original cartoons and submitting them to magazines around New York City. In 1977, he sold his rst cartoon to The New Yorker, and within three years he became a regular contributor to the magazine.
In 1991, he started The Cartoon Bank, a business devoted to licensing cartoons for use in newsletters, textbooks, magazines, and other media. In 1997, Mankoff was named Cartoon Editor of The New Yorker, replacing Lee Lorenz. Mankoff has edited multiple volumes of cartoon collections, including “The Complete Cartoons of The New Yorker.”


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