HENRY BARAJAS VOLUNTEERS AS PRESIDENT OF THE LOS ANGELES CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL CARTOONISTS SOCIETY
Los Angeles, CA – Thursday, 02/01/2024 — The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society is proud to announce the appointment of Henry Barajas as its new Chapter Chair, effective immediately.
“The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society has an incredible legacy,” former Chapter Chair Kevin Segall said. “I’m so excited to see what we do as Henry Barajas leads us into our next era!”
The press release from the NCS L.A. Chapter continues:
“The National Cartoonists Society has a rich history of celebrating the artistry and creativity within the world of cartoons, and I am deeply honored to lead the Los Angeles Chapter,” said Henry Barajas. “I look forward to collaborating with fellow artists, fostering an inclusive environment, and promoting the incredible work of our members.”
With an illustrious career in comic book publishing and the current writer of Gil Thorp, Barajas brings a wealth of experience and passion to this leadership role.
I’m Henry Barajas! It’s nice to meet you!
I’m taking over as L.A. Chapter Chair President until I retire and ride into the sunset. Please scroll to the press release for more about me, myself, and I.
Shoutout to former prez Kevin Segall for his hard work and enthusiasm. I wouldn’t have volunteered without seeing firsthand how great this community is at Tam O’Shanter! I’ve got big shoes to fill!
About Henry Barajas
Henry Barajas is a Latinx author from Tucson, AZ. He is best known for his graphic memoir La Voz De M.A.Y.O. Tata Rambo, TMNT: Splintered Fate, Helm Greycastle, Batman: Urban Legends, Project Cryptid, and the Eisner award-nominated horror anthology: Creepshow. Barajas writes Gil Thorp for the funny papers in Los Angeles, CA.
Calling all cartoonists!
And Henry wants to remind all there is only one more week left until the deadline to get your submissions in for this year’s National Cartoonists Society’s Reuben Divisional Awards.
The National Cartoonists Society announces its annual call for entries for consideration for the 78th NCS Divisional Reuben Awards, recognizing excellence in professional cartooning for work published in 2023. Submission Guidelines and online entry form can be found at https://nationalcartoonists.com/awards/guidelines/
You do not have to be a member of the NCS to enter.
There is no fee for submissions.
Only work FIRST published between January 1, 2023, and December 31, 2023, can be considered.
SUBMISSIONS MUST COMPLETED BY FEBRUARY 7, 2024