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New York Comics Community collection, 2001-2017

Flake, Emily

A cartoonist, writer, performer. teacher, and illustrator. Flake has had cartoons published in The New Yorker, MAD Magazine, and the New Statesman. She had a weekly strip called Lulu Eightball that carried the jokes that are too vulgar for grown-up publications and too racy for MAD. She also does a bi-weekly cartoon for The Nib, usually about current political or cultural topics.

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"'Parent' as a Verb" series for The New Yorker:

Box 1 Folder 1 "Haunted by pre-mom version of yourself", May 16, 2018

Box 1 Folder 2 "Mommy rage", February 28, 2018

Box 1 Folder 3 "Bullying", March 21, 2018

Box 1 Folder 4 "Sleep training", January 24, 2018