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Reuben Nominee Profile: Glen Keane

Glen Keane “I always wanted to draw ever since I can remember.” And why not, with a cartoonist for a father he grew up around art and art supplies and Bil Keane for inspiration. But Glen’s cartooning took a different route. In September 1974, he accepted a position at Disney as an animator, and spent […]

Posted on: May 18, 2018,  Section: Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Reuben Nominee Profile: Glen Keane

Reuben Nominee Profile: Lynda Barry

Lynda Jean Barry – NCS Cartoonist of the Year nominee Look at that photo above, now look in a mirror – what are you doing? If you are anything like me you are smiling. Every time I see that wonderful young lady I smile. For that alone she should receive awards. From her agency’s introduction: […]

Posted on: May 17, 2018,  Section: Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Reuben Nominee Profile: Lynda Barry

Cartoonist Profile: Rube Goldberg

Foolish Questions, I’m the Guy, Boob McNutt, Mike and Ike, Pepsi and Pete, Life’s Little Jokes, Sweep Out the Padded Cell, and, of course, The Inventions of Lucifer G. Butts. Oh, and over 70 other titles, along with sports and (Pulitzer Prize-winning) editorial cartoons. Those would be the creations of Rube Goldberg. The introductory paragraph […]

Posted on: May 16, 2018,  Section: Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonist Profile: Rube Goldberg

Tom Richmond explains how Medal of Honor differs from Caniff award

Outgoing National Cartoonist Society President Tom Richmond explains the difference between the new Medal of Honor and the Caniff award – both are lifetime achievement awards. At issue is the Caniff is the only lifetime achievement award, but if the cartoonist has already won a Reuben, the Caniff is not a possibility. What to do? […]

Posted on: Jun 1, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 6 Comments

National Cartoonist Society announces Division Award nominees

The National Cartoonist Society has announced the 2014 Division Awards aka Silver Reubens (or tongue in cheek the “Steckleys”). The winners will be announced during the annual NCS Reuben Awards dinner on May 23rd. This year’s Reuben Awards will be held in Washington D.C. Congratulations to the nominees. EDITORIAL CARTOONS Clay Bennett Michael Ramirez Jen […]

Posted on: Apr 1, 2015,  Section: Animation, Books, Cartoons, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Television, web comics, Comments: 1 Comment

The Reuben Awards Learn to Draw opening video

Another great “Learn to Draw” from The Doozies creator Tom Gammill who emcee’d this year’s Reuben Awards ceremonies. The segment where Tom and Jeannie Schulz get hitched is hilarious.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2014,  Section: Cartoons, Comic strips, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 3 Comments

Reuben award weekend predictions

I’m off to San Diego for Reuben awards weekend. I stopped long ago trying to guess who would win the Reuben and the division awards. But Tom Heintjes posts his predicts each year. I should look them up (and anyone else) and see who’s got the clearest crystal ball. For the top prize, Tom says […]

Posted on: May 23, 2014,  Section: Animation, Books, Cartoons, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on Reuben award weekend predictions

Miller, Pastis, Price, Tatulli nominated for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year

The National Cartoonists Society has announced the nominees for the Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year. The nominees this year go to Wiley Miller, (Non Sequitur), Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine, and the Timmy Failure series), Hilary Price (Rhymes With Orange,) and Mark Tatulli (Heart of the City, Lio). I won’t be disappointed […]

Posted on: Feb 27, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Miller, Pastis, Price, Tatulli nominated for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year

Video: Jason Chatfield’s opening act at the Reuben Awards

I’ve noticed a trend. Attendees of the Reuben Awards are awesome at sharing photos of all the goings on, but are sharing them through Facebook – some of which aren’t publicly available. But a few are being posted on open blogs. Be sure to check out Mike Lynch’s blog with photos including the drawings on […]

Posted on: May 29, 2013,  Section: National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 7 Comments

NCS announces 2012 division awards

The National Cartoonist Society has announced this year’s division award nominees. The winners will be announced during their annual Reuben Awards dinner in Pittsburgh, PA. Here are the nominees: Television Animation Todd Kauffman, Executive Producer, “Sidekick” Alberto Mielgo, Production Design, “Tron: Uprising” Rich Webber, Director, Aardman Animation Studios, “DC Nation” Feature Animation Rich Moore, Director, […]

Posted on: Mar 26, 2013,  Section: Animation, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, web comics, Comments: 1 Comment

Hogan’s Alley posts photos of 2012 Reuben Award Weekend

Hogan’s Alley has posted over 250 photos from this year’s Reuben Award Weekend in Las Vegas. Photographer is David Folkman who was rarely seen not looking through the camera that weekend.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2012,  Section: National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 4 Comments

Hogan’s Alley Reuben Award weekend photos posted

Hogan’s Alley editor Tom Heintjes and photographer David Folkman/strong> have posted the annual gallery of photos from the Reuben Awards weekend.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2010,  Section: National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Hogan’s Alley Reuben Award weekend photos posted

Another NCS soon to be classic video

This was the opening movie shown at the start of the 2010 Reuben Award night in Jersey City – a take on “The Godfather”. Featuring in order of appearance: Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine), Jeff Keane (Family Circus and NCS President), Jerry Scott (Baby Blues, Zits), Bill Hinds (Tank McNamara, Cleats), Mark Tatulli (Lio, Heart […]

Posted on: Jun 9, 2010,  Section: National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 12 Comments

2010 National Cartoonists Society Division award winners

The National Cartoonists Society has their annual Reuben Awards weekend. Winners of the division awards are in bold. FEATURE ANIMATION Ronnie del Carmen – Storyboard Artist – “Up” Tomm Moore – Director – “The Secret of Kells” Barry Reynolds – Character Designer – “The Secret of Kells” NEWSPAPER ILLUSTRATION Bob Rich Tom Richmond Robert Sanchuk […]

Posted on: May 29, 2010,  Section: Animation, Awards, Books, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Television, Comments: 3 Comments

Predictions to the Reuben Award weekend winners

Hogan’s Alley has posted their annual prediction on who will win the big Reuben Award and division awards tomorrow night. I’ve listed their predicted winners here – but go over to his google group to understand his arguement. Comic Book Division Award: Paul Pope (“Strange Adventures”) Editorial Cartoon Award: John Sherffius Gag Cartoon Division Award: […]

Posted on: May 28, 2010,  Section: Awards, Reuben, Comments: 30 Comments