For the cover of its September 17 issue, the New Yorker magazine chose to celebrate the first day of the new school year. Who better than Chris Ware to depict the fundamental despair and angst that schroud that glorious occasion? Look at all those grownups with their bikes and their toys and their friends! It’s so unfair!
(Illustration by Chris Ware, © 2012 Condé Nast)