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This ‘n’ That from This Week That Was

I’m not going to make a habit of commenting on things I’ve drawn, but I think I do need to say a few things about “Club Nematoda,” a kind of Village Vanguard I had imagined for some hipster worms. Saying nothing would have been like a cartoon hit-and-run; I had to go back and explain […]

Posted on: Jan 30, 2021,  Section: Animation, Awards, Cartoonist, Comic Books, Comic strips, Exhibits, Magazines, Comments: Comments Off on This ‘n’ That from This Week That Was

Other Fast-Approaching Awards Deadlines

Our RFK Human Rights item reminds us to mention other awards deadlines.   Your submissions must completed by January 22, 2021 Today is the last for National Cartoonists Society‘s Divisional Reuben Awards submissions.   Entry deadline: Jan. 25, 2021 Almost  as immediate is The Pulitzer Prize, whose deadline is only three days away.   DEADLINE: January […]

Posted on: Jan 22, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Other Fast-Approaching Awards Deadlines

RFK Awards – Ten Day Window for Submissions

The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization is now accepting submissions for its Excellence in Journalism awards. … the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards honor outstanding reporting on issues that reflect Robert Kennedy’s concerns, including human rights, social justice, and the power of individual action in the United States and around the world. Entries should […]

Posted on: Jan 21, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Call for Entries: 2020 NCS Divisional Awards

The National Cartoonists Society has begun its annual call for entries for consideration for the NCS Divisional Reuben Awards recognizing excellence in professional cartooning. As always, you DO NOT have to be a member of the NCS to have your work considered for a divisional award. All that is required is that the work be […]

Posted on: Jan 7, 2021,  Section: Animation, Awards, Books, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Greeting Cards, Illustration, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Call for Entries: 2020 NCS Divisional Awards

Steve Borggren, Ryan Sohmer & Lar DeSouza, and Ed Hall Take Florida Press Club Honors

The Florida Press Club had announced the winners of their annual competition. Ed Hall took three awards, Steve Borggren one, and team Ryan Sohmer and Lar DeSouza one. Illustration, Artist Illustration, Class A-C Ed Hall, Folio Weekly Ed Hall, Folio Weekly Illustration, Editorial Cartooning, Class A-B Steve Borggren, Anna Maria Island Sun Illustration, Editorial Cartooning, […]

Posted on: Dec 24, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Steve Borggren, Ryan Sohmer & Lar DeSouza, and Ed Hall Take Florida Press Club Honors

Awards – the 2021 Deadlines

We know you are currently occupied with the holiday season, but the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists wants you to know about the submission deadlines for next year’s awards – many of which must be submitted by January and February. National Cartoonist Society Divisional Reuben AwardsDeadline: January 2021Rules and entry form available online: https://www.nationalcartoonists.com/awards/guidelines/ National Newspaper […]

Posted on: Dec 21, 2020,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Journalism, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: Comments Off on Awards – the 2021 Deadlines

Webcomic Earns Desirée Santos Girl Scout Gold

Desirée N. Santos has earned the Girl Scouts Gold Award for her Emma webcomic.The Gold Award is the highest achievement within the Girl Scouts of the USA.   From NJ Advance Media: Desirée N. Santos, a resident of Cranford and a Lifetime member of the Girl Scouts of Cranford (Service Unit 48), recently received official […]

Posted on: Dec 15, 2020,  Section: Awards, Comic strips, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on Webcomic Earns Desirée Santos Girl Scout Gold

Sports Cartoonist ‘Peb’ Joins Roll of Honor

Sports cartoonist Pierre “Peb” Bellocq has been honored by the racing world. From the Daily Racing Form: Pierre “Peb” Bellocq, the most famous racing caricaturist of all time, [has] been selected for inclusion in the National Museum of Racing’s Joe Hirsch Media Roll of Honor, the Saratoga Springs museum announced on Monday. Bellocq, who has […]

Posted on: Dec 15, 2020,  Section: Awards, sports cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Sports Cartoonist ‘Peb’ Joins Roll of Honor

Cartooning Down Under

It Ain’t The Stanley But… In a year in which horrible news has been replaced by more horrible news, the job of a political cartoonist is more important than ever. That’s according to the Museum of Australian Democracy, which has named The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age’s Cathy Wilcox the political cartoonist of the […]

Posted on: Nov 21, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, International, Comments: Comments Off on Cartooning Down Under

Comic Strips: Recent News and Revues

November 7 Cartooning Workshop for Beginners with Rick Stromoski art © Rick Stromoski Learn how to draw cartoon characters and animals with Rick Stromoski. Kids will gain an understanding of how to create an infinite number of characters and a variety of expressions just by altering a few shapes and/or lines to a drawing. Students […]

Posted on: Nov 1, 2020,  Section: Awards, Books, Cartooning, Comic strips, International, Syndicates, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on Comic Strips: Recent News and Revues

Andrews McMeel Universal, Champion of Business

  Once again the Kansas City Business Journal has named Andrews McMeel Universal to its Champions of Business list., an award that honors Kansas City companies that set the gold standard for financial performance, innovation and community involvement. From the KC Business Journal: Andrews McMeel Universal hasn’t changed much inits 50 years. Yet it’s also […]

Posted on: Oct 30, 2020,  Section: Andrews McMeel Syndication, Awards, Comic strips, Publishers, Comments: 1 Comment

Cartoonists on Parade

Hitpig © Aniventure Hitpig Limited Berkeley Breathed‘s newest project moves closer to production. Animation Magazine: Aniventure has revealed the voice cast for its new animated feature, HITPIG!, along with a first look at the Berkeley Breathed project’s concept art and details of the porky plot… Set in a futuristic cyberpunk world, HITPIG! is a riotous […]

Posted on: Oct 24, 2020,  Section: Animation, Awards, Books, Cartoonist, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonists on Parade

Tonight: OPC Award Winner Adam Zyglis

The Overseas Press Club presents: Join an online program with Adam Zyglis of The Buffalo News, the winner of this year’s Best Cartoon Award for best print or digital graphic journalism, including cartoons, on international affairs. Moderating the panel will be Rob Rogers, who served as head judge for the Best Cartoon Award jury. He won the OPC’s cartoon award for […]

Posted on: Oct 14, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Events, Graphic Journalism, Comments: Comments Off on Tonight: OPC Award Winner Adam Zyglis

More Honors for Lynda Barry

The Corvallis Gazette-Times reports: Cartoonist, writer and teacher Lynda Barry has been honored with Oregon State University’s Stone Award for literary achievement. Barry will be honored on campus on April 29, 2021, with a possible virtual appearance possible. The Stone Award comes with a cash prize of $20,000. Previous winners have included Colson Whitehead (last […]

Posted on: Oct 13, 2020,  Section: Awards, Cartooning, Events, Comments: 1 Comment

Rob Rogers’ “Brewed on Grant” wins The Rex Babin Memorial Award Excellence in Local Cartooning

The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists announced Rob Rogers, and his “Brewed on Grant” in the Pittsburgh Current, has won the 2020 Rex Babin Memorial Award for Excellence in Local Cartooning.  From the Pittsburgh Current notice: “Brewed on Grant,” a strip with musings on local politics and current events, originally ran for more than 20 […]

Posted on: Oct 6, 2020,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Rob Rogers’ “Brewed on Grant” wins The Rex Babin Memorial Award Excellence in Local Cartooning