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Tom Richmond wins 2012 Reuben Award; Division awards announced

Tom Richmond, 2012 Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year

Last night the National Cartoonists Society gathered in Las Vegas for their annual Reuben Award banquet. The top honor for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year went to MAD Magazine cartoonist Tom Richmond. Tom started his career doing caricatures and freelance work for magazines, publishers and advertisers. As a caricaturist, he has been honored by the National Caricaturist Network in 1998 and 1999.

After a couple of years of trying to get into MAD Magazine, he finally got his break in 2000. He’s been a regular in the magazine ever since. Tom has won the NCS Advertising Illustration division award in 2003, 2006 and 2007 in 2009 he won the Newspaper Illustration division award.

He became the NCS’ president in 2011.

The other division award winners were also presented. Here are the winners:

TELEVISION ANIMATION
Erik Wiese – Production Design on The Mighty B – Nickelodeon

FEATURE ANIMATION
Mark McCreery, character design: Rango

NEWSPAPER ILLUSTRATION
Bob Rich

GAG CARTOONS
Zach Kanin

GREETING CARDS
Glenn McCoy

NEWSPAPER COMIC STRIPS
Glenn McCoy – The Duplex

NEWSPAPER PANEL CARTOONS
Mark Parisi – Off the Mark

MAGAZINE FEATURE/MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATION
Edward Sorel

BOOK ILLUSTRATION
John Rocco – Blackout

EDITORIAL CARTOONS
Mike Ramirez

ADVERTISING ILLUSTRATION
Nick Galifianakis

COMIC BOOKS
J.H. Williams– Batwoman

GRAPHIC NOVELS
Ben Katchor– The Cardboard Valise

ON-LINE COMIC STRIPS
Jon Rosenberg Scenes from a Multiverse

Community Comments

#1 Charles Brubaker
May/27/2012
@ 2:32 pm

How many NCS awards does Glenn McCoy have at this point?

#2 Anton Emdin
May/27/2012
@ 3:42 pm

Congratulations to Tom and all the Division winners!

#3 Christophe "Hagen" Granet
May/27/2012
@ 5:11 pm

Congratulations Tom!

Another ACA Member winning an award ;)

#4 Michael Pohrer
May/27/2012
@ 5:27 pm

Congratulations Tom!

#5 BOB QUICK
May/28/2012
@ 12:00 pm

Congratulations Tom. I really enjoy your postings.

#6 david essman
May/28/2012
@ 6:53 pm

@Charles he’s got 14.

He’s won for GAG cartoon in:
1996
2002
2003
2005
2009
2010

He won for GREETING CARDS in:
2002-2005
2012

He won for COMIC STRIP(with The Duplex) in:
2004
2012

He won for EDITORIAL CAROONS in 1997

He won for PANEL CARTOONS in 2011 for ‘Flying McCoys’ with his brother Gary.

Gary won one for GAG cartoons in 2011.

#7 Joe Engesser
May/28/2012
@ 6:54 pm

HUGE congratulations and very deserving, Tom. Ya done the North Central Chapter proud! Let me know when you start selling stock. Congrats to all the division winners, too!

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