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Clay Bennett and Alexander Hunter Win National Sigma Delta Chi Editorial Cartoonist Awards

The Society of Professional Journalists has announced that Clay Bennett and Alexander Hunter are the recipients of the 2019 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism in the Editorial Cartooning category.   Editorial Cartooning (Newspaper Circulation 100,001+, Affiliated Website, National Magazine) Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press View online: Link 1 • Link 2 […]

Posted on: Jun 29, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

2020 Eisner Award Nominations

Comic Con International: San Diego has announced the nominees for this year’s Will Eisner Awards. Like most of this year’s conventions and gatherings the San Diego Comic-Con will take a different format, but some things remain – award presentations among them. Mostly comic book related this year has a number of comic strip and more […]

Posted on: Jun 5, 2020,  Section: Awards, Cartooning, Children's Books, Comic Books, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on 2020 Eisner Award Nominations

JD Crowe Wins 2020 Robert F. Kennedy Award

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. The 2020 RFK Award for Cartooning is presented to JD Crowe of the Alabama Media Group “for his use of […]

Posted on: Jun 4, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on JD Crowe Wins 2020 Robert F. Kennedy Award

The Far Side (Gary Larson) and Webcomic Name (Alex Norris) Nominated for Humor Webby Award

Gary Larson’s The Far Side and Alex Norris’ Webcomic Name sites have each been nominated for Best Humor Website as part of the 24th Annual Webby Awards. Other (non-cartoon) nominees are Ellentube (Ellen DeGeneres) Funny or Die Avenue 5: Juddspace Faux Tourism Microsite (HBO) Voting for The 24th Webby Awards is open through May 7, […]

Posted on: Apr 29, 2020,  Section: Awards, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on The Far Side (Gary Larson) and Webcomic Name (Alex Norris) Nominated for Humor Webby Award

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

Voting for Favorites: The Phantom, Ringos, Hugos

Spring is the season for picking favorites, so let’s look at some choices. The Phantom is a popular comic character around the world, and in Sweden the publishers of Fantomen choose their favorite stories that ran in the comic book in the year of 2019. The Chronicle Chamber reports: As we saw in the Frew […]

Posted on: Apr 26, 2020,  Section: Awards, Cartooning, Comic Books, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on Voting for Favorites: The Phantom, Ringos, Hugos

Rogers, Menees Finalists for Golden Quill Award

Tim Menees and Rob Rogers have been announced as finalists for the 56th Golden Quill Awards. Judging has been completed for The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania‘s 2020 Tri-State Golden Quill Awards for Excellence in Journalism, Media and Communications in Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio and Northern West Virginia. The 56th competition recognizes professional excellence in […]

Posted on: Apr 23, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Cartooning, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Rogers, Menees Finalists for Golden Quill Award

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

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”

Pulitzer Prize Announcement Delayed

Announcement of the Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, traditionally released on the third Monday of April, has been delayed two weeks. The Pulitzer Prize Board has decided to postpone the 2020 award winners’ announcement. Originally scheduled for Monday, April 20, 2020, the Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music now will be announced on Monday, […]

Posted on: Apr 9, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Events, Pulitzer Prize, Comments: Comments Off on Pulitzer Prize Announcement Delayed

Michael Ramirez is 2020 Headliner Award Winner

The Press Club of Atlantic City has announced the winners of the 2020 National Headliner Awards. Michael Ramirez has won the 2020 Headliner Award for Editorial Cartoons. From the announcement: First Place Michael Ramirez Las Vegas Review Journal Judges’ comments: Sharp, sophisticated, daring. Michael Ramirez skewers the pompous and defends the vulnerable. Excellent work. Also […]

Posted on: Apr 8, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Matt is Best of 2019 per National Press Awards

In the United Kingdom the Society of Editors has revealed the National Press Awards winners. Matt Pritchett of The Telegraph was named Cartoonist of the Year. The judges said that 2019 provided fertile ground in which his comic genius could flourish. His Lowry cartoon was simply superb. The winner of Cartoonist of the Year is […]

Posted on: Apr 3, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Cartooning, Editorial cartooning, International, Comments: Comments Off on Matt is Best of 2019 per National Press Awards

Women Cartoonists International Award Winners

The “Women Cartoonists International Award“ announced Doaa Eladl from Egypt as the winner of the first grand prize…   while Camila de la Fuente from Venezuela/Mexico won the youth prize. Guy Badeaux has the winner details, along with submissions from the Honorable Mentions.  

Posted on: Mar 20, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Women Cartoonists International Award Winners

National Newspaper Award Finalists

Finalists for the  have been announced. This is the 71st year for the awards program, and the 31st under the current administrative structure. The awards were established by the Toronto Press Club in 1949 to encourage excellence and reward achievement in daily newspaper work in Canada. There are 63 finalists from 19 organizations in 21 […]

Posted on: Mar 20, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on National Newspaper Award Finalists

74th Reubens – The 2020 Reubens Brochure

The National Cartoonists Society has posted their Reubens Weekend brochure! “Everything you need to know about the 74th annual Reuben Awards Weekend in Kansas City, MO. June 5-7, 2020.” … a star-studded line-up of cartoonists covering a wide variety of topics, starting with the very talented young cartoonist, GEORGIA DUNN, shining a spotlight on her […]

Posted on: Mar 4, 2020,  Section: Awards, Books, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic strips, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on 74th Reubens – The 2020 Reubens Brochure