Category Archives: About the book

Slide Show of Cartoons


For the past three years, I have been contributing weekly cartoons for a website called wowowow.com.  It is the brainchild of publishing wonderwoman Joni Evans. Every time I  publish a book, Joni and her team have kindly done a slide … Continue reading

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Costumes for Life


What did I wear for Halloween when I was little?  My mother was creative with her suggestions.  She was a homemaker, and it was part of the job description to help with–if not make entirely– Halloween costumes (there were not … Continue reading

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Who’s Laughing at Whom


The wonderful scene last night on Mad Men with Peggy and Joan laughing together behind closed doors in Joan’s office was very telling.  Two women, who choose to navigate the 60’s in different ways, are able to come together and … Continue reading

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My FB is Better Than Your FB


Has it come to this?  We judge each other on how we edit our lives on Facebook? How many friends we have?  It could be worse…we could judge each other on what we wear.  We never do that. For cartoonists, … Continue reading

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Laughter and Truth: a Video about the Book


Last week, Chronicle Books hired Lauren Saffa, a very talented filmmaker, to visit my studio and interview me. We talked about my work and my book, cartooning, women, creativity, film, mothers and whether or not San Francisco is similar to … Continue reading

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And The Wine Was Served


Last night, in celebration of my book When Do They Serve the Wine? and opening of my exhibition, Decades of Donnelly, The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art had a party. Thanks to all who came to laugh and drink … Continue reading

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Girls Night Out: Variations on a Theme


Every now and then I will post cartoons from the book. This one above is a repeated feature in each chapter: Girls Night Out.  Can you guess how old these women are?  To be honest, I haven’t been to many … Continue reading

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Inspiration


Chronicle Books is sending a filmaker here to my studio today to interview me and take some film of my work and my space…and me.  Place is cleaned up a bit–don’t want it to look too clean, otherwise it would … Continue reading

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Watching Everyone Better


This is a drawing I did for a postcard for The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art. They wanted to make a card to publicize my show, and I tried to think of something funny that represented my years in … Continue reading

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The Road to a Great Cover


When Do They Serve The Wine? went through many changes over the course of a year. When I wrote the proposal, I had titled the book, “Mirror, Mirror in The Trash,” a title that my husband actually inspired.  When you … Continue reading

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