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LYNDA BARRY Wins THE REUBEN AWARD as 2019 CARTOONIST OF THE YEAR

Not meaning to downplay the efforts of the other National Cartoonists Society deserving nominees for Cartoonist of the Year, but I can’t remember being happier on hearing who won The Reuben than I was when Lynda Barry was named today.   I am overjoyed by this recognition of Lynda’s talent. She makes me happy. I […]

Posted on: Sep 12, 2020,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, Comments: 1 Comment

2020 NCSFest Archived on Youtube

Watch all nine hours of the 2020 NCSFest and Reuben Awards as presented on September 12, 2020 at your convenience on Youtube. The NCSFest schedule to adapt to your viewing.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2020,  Section: National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, Comments: 1 Comment

74th Annual Reuben Awards – Divisional Winners

Nominees and Winners for the Divisional Reuben Awards for work in 2019.   EDITORIAL CARTOONING   winner:     MAGAZINE/NEWSPAPER ILLUSTRATION winner:     NEWSPAPER PANELS winner:     GAG CARTOONS winner:     ONLINE COMICS – SHORT FORM winner:     ONLINE COMICS – LONG FORM winner:     ONLINE ANIMATION winner:     […]

Posted on: Sep 12, 2020,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on 74th Annual Reuben Awards – Divisional Winners

Saturday’s NCSFest/Reuben Awards Hours Away

   Saturday September 12 is fast approaching. The day will be filled with cartooning goodness as the National Cartoonists Society‘s 74th Annual Reuben Awards will go out to the whole wide world over the web. The NCS has set up a FAQ page on Facebook about this first ever festival. Q: Do I need any […]

Posted on: Sep 10, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Comic strips, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Saturday’s NCSFest/Reuben Awards Hours Away

74th Annual Reuben Awards/2020 NCSFest Lineup

The National Cartoonist Society has released its schedule for the September 12, 2020 NCSFest and Reuben Awards.   Streaming broadcast begins at10am Saturday, September 12 at NCSFest.com   Official Welcome to NCSFest 2020 from NCS President & thank you’s.   From Panels to Publishing  (90 mins) Guests: Mark Tatulli, Terri Libenson, Maria Scrivan, and Rob […]

Posted on: Sep 1, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Awards, Books, Cartooning, Comic Books, Comic strips, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, Interviews, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, web comics, Comments: 2 Comments

2020 NCSFest – Reubens Website Up and Running

The National Cartoonist Society, in association with the NCS Foundation, has set up a website in preparation of their September 12 cartooning and Reuben Awards celebration, which because of the Coronavirus pandemic is necessarily online. We will be hosting our “NCSFest Online” event across the full day with virtual sessions from a cavalcade of talented […]

Posted on: Aug 11, 2020,  Section: National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on 2020 NCSFest – Reubens Website Up and Running

Jason Chatfield: International Cartooning Socialite

President of National Cartoonists Society, New Yorker and Ginger Meggs cartoonist, stand-up comedian, former president of the Australian Cartoonists Association, MAD magazine and editorial cartoonist, and on and on. Medium’s recent interview with Jason Chatfield begins with an impressive list of achievements credited to this young man.   Excerpt from the interview: Q4) When you […]

Posted on: Aug 11, 2020,  Section: Cartooning, Comic strips, Interviews, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: Comments Off on Jason Chatfield: International Cartooning Socialite

New 2020 Reuben Awards Weekend Set

The Coronavirus-delayed 2020 Reuben Awards Weekend now has a date: September 12. The ceremony will be an online presentation, where awards for 2019 creativity will be announced. From National Cartoonists Society President Jason Chatfield: The [Reubens] team have now figured out the complicated logistical and technical aspects of staging an online Reubens event and have […]

Posted on: Jul 28, 2020,  Section: Awards, Cartooning, Comic strips, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on New 2020 Reuben Awards Weekend Set

Dan Nakrosis – RIP

Cartoonist Dan Nakrosis has passed away. Daniel A. “Dano” Nakrosis July 4, 1963 – July 21, 2020   Comic writer, artist, letterer, editor From the obituary: Born in Bayonne, Dan’s coloring, lettering and artwork graced the pages of all the major comics publishers across a wide genre of books. His work history included stints at […]

Posted on: Jul 22, 2020,  Section: Cartoonist, Comic Books, National Cartoonist Society, Obituary, Comments: 4 Comments

The National Cartoonists Society Activity Book

50 pages of fun from NCS Cartoonists! Download and print out this activity book featuring 50 pages of fun from NCS artists. Pay what you can – all proceeds go to the National Cartoonists Society Foundation, a registered 501(c)3 charity and support programs such as our Cartooning for Kids initiative! Donate What You Can Hat […]

Posted on: Jul 14, 2020,  Section: Books, Cartooning, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: Comments Off on The National Cartoonists Society Activity Book

Cartoonist of the Year (The Reuben) Nominees

The National Cartoonists Society has announced the nominees for this year’s The Reuben. Congratulations to the 2019 NCS Cartoonist Of The Year nominees for the 74th Annual NCS Reuben Awards! Lynda Barry Terri Libenson Hilary B. Price Mark Tatulli Raina Telgemeier Congratulations to all! Earlier this month the NCS sent out the ballots to their members; […]

Posted on: Apr 26, 2020,  Section: Awards, Books, Cartooning, Comic strips, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 1 Comment

2020 Reubens Weekend Convention Cancelled

The National Cartoonists Society has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Reuben Awards Dinner and Convention and Festival. From NCS President Jason Chatfield: It is with a heavy heart that we must announce the official cancellation of this year’s NCS Reuben Awards and conference weekend in Kansas City. Those wanting any additional detail on our […]

Posted on: Apr 23, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Comic strips, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on 2020 Reubens Weekend Convention Cancelled

Comic-Con No-Go, Reubens Really Iffy

Like the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists Convention and the Herblock Prize Lecture, the San Diego Comic Convention has been cancelled. For the first time in its 50 year history, the show will not go on. Comic-Con International announced that there will be no San Diego Comic-Con in 2020 — and the next planned event […]

Posted on: Apr 18, 2020,  Section: Conventions, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 2 Comments

Tales From The Reuben – “The Barney”

In the beginning the “Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year” was presented not with “The Reuben”, but with “The Barney.” When the National Cartoonist Society formed after World War II, one item on their agenda was an awards dinner to publicize the members and their craft. In 1947 the biggest Big Name among comic strip cartoonists […]

Posted on: Apr 15, 2020,  Section: Awards, Cartooning, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Tales From The Reuben – “The Barney”

74th Reubens – Divisional Nominees Announced

The National Cartoonists Society has revealed the 2019 NCS Divisional Award nominees for the 74th Annual NCS Reuben Awards. All nominees for all categories at the National Cartoonists Society site. Good Luck to all!  

Posted on: Mar 20, 2020,  Section: Cartooning, Comic strips, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on 74th Reubens – Divisional Nominees Announced