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Crane, Kirkman share Reuben Award win

For the second time in National Cartoonist Society history, two of the outstanding cartoonists of the year nominees are sharing the Reuben Award. Last night, the award was given to Brian Crane, creator of Pickles and Rick Kirkman, co-creator of Baby Blues.

The only other time the award has been shared was back in 1968 when it was given to Pat Oliphant and Johnny Hart.

The division award winners were also awarded. The winners are:

TELEVISION ANIMATION

Rich Webber, Director, Aardman Animation Studios, ?DC Nation?

EATURE ANIMATION

Joann Sfar, Director, ?The Rabbi?s Cat?

NEWSPAPER ILLUSTRATION

Dave Whamond

GAG CARTOONS

Roz Chast

GREETING CARDS

Jem Sullivan

NEWSPAPER COMIC STRIPS

Brian Basset ?Red and Rover?

NEWSPAPER PANEL CARTOONS

Hilary Price ?Rhymes with Orange?

MAGAZINE FEATURE/MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATION

Anton Emdin

BOOK ILLUSTRATION

John Rocco- Blackout

EDITORIAL CARTOONS

Jen Sorenson

ADVERTISING and PRODUCT ILLUSTRATION

Ed Steckley

COMIC BOOKS

Bernie Wrightson ?Frankenstein Alive, Alive!?

GRAPHIC NOVELS

Chris Ware- ?Building Stories?

ON-LINE COMICS ? SHORT FORM

Graham Harrop ?Ten Cats?

ON-LINE COMICS ? LONG FORM

Vince Dorse ?Untold Tales of Bigfoot?

Community Comments

#1 Hagen Cartoons
May/26/2013
@ 3:27 pm

Congratulations to all the nominated and winning cartoonists!

#2 D.D.Degg
May/26/2013
@ 5:00 pm

The NCS somehow has last year’s winner for Book Illustration on this year’s list.
John Manders won last night’s Book Illustration divisional award.

Congratulations to all!

#3 Rich Diesslin
May/28/2013
@ 12:47 pm

Ditto HC.

#4 Kevin Rafferty
May/28/2013
@ 4:08 pm

Congratulations to both Brian and Rick. Well deserved.

#5 Andrew Farago
May/29/2013
@ 12:30 pm

Great Reubens weekend! Thanks to Joe Wos, Mandi Bridgeman, and the crew at the ToonSeum for putting together so many great events and really getting the city of Pittsburgh involved in a major way.

#6 Gerry Mooney
May/30/2013
@ 4:34 pm

Yep, all deserving peeps. Nice to see Berni Wrightson and Chris Ware in there.

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