Steve Martin collaborating on ‘ultimate cartoon book’

Martin, whose previous books include the novel Shopgirl and the memoir Born Standing Up, praised Bliss as a cartoonist he “deeply” admires and “have never met.”

Besides his magazine work, Bliss has illustrated books by Kate DiCamillo and William Steig among others. He and Martin plan to create “original, never-before-seen cartoons,” according to Celadon. It’s scheduled for next year. Advertising

Celadon Books announced Monday that Martin and Bliss were collaborating on the “ultimate cartoon book,” currently untitled. 0