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RJ Matson Wins 2019 Berryman Award

CQ Roll Call cartoonist Robert “RJ” Matson has won the National Press Foundation’s Clifford K. and James T. Berryman Award for Editorial Cartoons. The NPF judges said: “Matson’s cartoons combine visual clarity and instant impact. His drawing is fresh, clean and beautifully composed. Matson’s dry satire helps break down complicated issues and zeroes in on […]

Posted on: Nov 4, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on RJ Matson Wins 2019 Berryman Award

Dennis Draughon 2019 EPPY Award Winner

Dennis Draughon, Capitol Broadcasting Company’s editorial cartoonist, has been recognized for the best editorial/political cartoons by Editor & Publisher magazine’s 24th annual EPPY Awards. The annual competition honors the best work on digital media websites. Draughon, 58, has been drawing editorial cartoons for Capitol Broadcasting since February 2017. The EPPY judges praised Draughon’s cartoons as […]

Posted on: Oct 30, 2019,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Dennis Draughon 2019 EPPY Award Winner

Hype Igoe on 2020 Boxing Hall of Fame Ballot

Sports reporter, writer, and cartoonist Hype Igoe is among those on the ballot for the 2020 International Boxing Hall of Fame in the Observers category. ESPN reports: The International Boxing Hall of Fame, which in July reduced the wait for eligibility to three years, released the ballot for the 2020 election cycle and it is […]

Posted on: Oct 1, 2019,  Section: Awards, Cartooning, Comic history, sports cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Hype Igoe on 2020 Boxing Hall of Fame Ballot

Lynda Barry Awarded MacArthur “Genius Grant”

Cartoonist Lynda Barry is among those awarded a 2019 MacArthur Fellowship. Commonly called a Genius Grant, “The MacArthur Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached award to extraordinarily talented and creative individuals as an investment in their potential.”   The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the University of Wisconsin-Madison proudly boasts it is home to two of […]

Posted on: Sep 25, 2019,  Section: Awards, Cartoonist, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on Lynda Barry Awarded MacArthur “Genius Grant”

2019 Ringo Award Nominees – Comic Strip Division

The Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards is an annual celebration of the creativity, skill and fun of comics. The nomination ballot is determined by fans and pros alike. The third annual awards return as part of the fan- and pro-favorite convention, The Baltimore Comic-Con. Top honors will be announced Saturday, October 19, 2019. As […]

Posted on: Sep 17, 2019,  Section: Awards, Comic Books, Comic strips, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on 2019 Ringo Award Nominees – Comic Strip Division

Cartoonist Awards Reporter 2019 H-Eisman Trophy

Last year Larry Yudelson profiled Hy Eisman for the Jewish Standard. That story won a Rockower Award: Category 11: The David Frank Award for Excellence in Personality Profiles Division A. Newspapers 15,000 circulation and over; Broadcast Second Place Jewish Standard, Teaneck, NJ “Popeye the Sailor’s man in Glen Rock” by Larry Yudelson Click here to view submission […]

Posted on: Sep 6, 2019,  Section: Awards, Comic strips, Comments: 2 Comments

Chelsea Saunders 2019 Locher Award Winner

  The 2019 Locher Memorial Award winner is Chelsea Saunders! The John Locher Memorial Award is a contest for aspiring cartoonists, ages 18-25, whose work demonstrates both clear opinions and strong artistry on political and social topics. Single panel, multi-panel, and animated editorial cartoons and comics will be accepted. Both students and non-students are eligible […]

Posted on: Jul 24, 2019,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Awards, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Chelsea Saunders 2019 Locher Award Winner

Lalo Alcaraz Wins Southern Calif Journalism Award

  Lalo Alcaraz was awarded the SoCal Journalism Award for Editorial Cartooning from the Los Angeles Press Club on June 30, 2019. D7. EDITORIAL CARTOON Lalo Alcaraz, Andrews McMeel Syndication, “Prototypes Exhibit in Mexico” https://www.gocomics.com/laloalcaraz/2018/12/28 Judges’ comment: This was just funny. The best editorial cartoons are often the ones that make us laugh hardest, and […]

Posted on: Jul 5, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Lalo Alcaraz Wins Southern Calif Journalism Award

Darrin Gets His Pulitzer (and Capital Gazette)

    Last month it was announced, and last night Darrin Bell received his Pulitzer. above May 28, 2019: Darrin Bell accepts the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning from Columbia University President Lee Bollinger. (Eileen Barroso/Columbia University)         Also at last night’s ceremony was the staff of the Capital Gazette: above: […]

Posted on: May 29, 2019,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Darrin Gets His Pulitzer (and Capital Gazette)

A Reuben of Cartoonists (photos)

A few pictures of The Reuben Awards evening nicked off Twitter and Facebook. David Blumenstein takes a group photo. Here’s that tall guy in the middle of the above pic – Will Henry with editor Shena Wolf:   above: Peter Kuper, Maria Scrivan, Joe Dator – winners all. below: Dave Blazek and Family (Jillian and […]

Posted on: May 19, 2019,  Section: Awards, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic strips, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, Comments: 1 Comment

CSotD: Winners Circle

DD Degg has the full roundup of Reubens winners here, but I thought I’d provide a taste of times they’ve appeared in Comic Strip of the Day.       Maria Scrivan actually won for greeting cards, but her line and sense of color give her panel, Half Full, a greeting card feel, and I […]

Posted on: May 19, 2019,  Section: Awards, Cartoons, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on CSotD: Winners Circle

2019 NCSFest Cartoonist of the Year – The Reuben

The National Cartoonists Society Reuben Award for Cartoonist of the Year presented May 18, 2019 (nominees listed, winner highlighted):   Lynda Barry Brian Basset Stephan Pastis Hilary Price Mark Tatulli   The 11th time is the charm for Stephan!! above photo via National Cartoonists Society   hat tip: Anne Morse-Hambrock and TomHeintjes      

Posted on: May 19, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Awards, Books, Cartooning, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Greeting Cards, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on 2019 NCSFest Cartoonist of the Year – The Reuben

2019 NCSFest Reuben Divisional Awards

National Cartoonists Society Divisional Awards presented May 18, 2019. Nominees listed, winners highlighted   EDITORIAL CARTOONS Clay Bennett Michael Ramirez Rob Rogers   MAGAZINE/NEWSPAPER ILLUSTRATION Tom Bunk Amy Kurzweil Jim Woodring   FEATURE ANIMATION Shiyoon Kim – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Peter Ramsay – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Justin K. Thompson – Spider-Man: Into the […]

Posted on: May 19, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Awards, Cartooning, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on 2019 NCSFest Reuben Divisional Awards

Ed Koren Wins IBPA Gold

  Vermont artist Edward Koren’s new book “Koren. In the Wild” is the gold medal winner of the 31st Annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for humor. Sponsored by the Independent Book Publishers Association, the award celebrates excellence in book editorial and design.     Koren, of Brookfield, a frequent contributor to New Yorker magazine, is […]

Posted on: May 18, 2019,  Section: Awards, Books, Cartooning, Publishers, Comments: Comments Off on Ed Koren Wins IBPA Gold

Hogan’s Alley Predicts the 2019 Reuben Awards

  Saturday, May 18, will celebrate the best in a wide range of cartooning categories with The Reuben Award Dinner and Presentation Ceremonies. The people at Hogan’s Alley think they have the inside track as to who will win. For example: NOMINEES FOR THE GREETING CARD DIVISION AWARD: Scott Nickel, Maria Scrivan and Dan Walsh. […]

Posted on: May 13, 2019,  Section: Awards, Comic strips, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Hogan’s Alley Predicts the 2019 Reuben Awards