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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: 0 Comments

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

74th Reubens – The Poster (with reveals)

Tom Richmond has released the poster for the 74th Annual Reuben Awards. A couple of not-yet-announced awards by the National Cartoonists Society are revealed. Hy Eisman will be awarded the Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award. The Milton Caniff is awarded by unanimous vote of the NCS Board of Directors. It is given for a lifetime […]

Posted on: Mar 3, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Cartoonist, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 1 Comment

74th Reubens – Patrick McDonnell Will Be Honored With The Elzie Segar Award

The National Cartoonists Society has announced that Mutts creator Patrick McDonnell will receive The Elzie Segar Award at the 2020 Reubens Banquet in Kansas City. From the NCS announcement: On behalf of the board of directors of the National Cartoonists Society, It is my great pleasure to announce that Patrick McDonnell will be awarded the Elzie Segar award […]

Posted on: Feb 27, 2020,  Section: Awards, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic strips, Interviews, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on 74th Reubens – Patrick McDonnell Will Be Honored With The Elzie Segar Award

Notice: Rex Babin Memorial Award Deadline Change

The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists has announced a time change for submitting entries to the Rex Babin Memorial Award for Excellence in Local Cartooning. Due to the schedule change of this year’s AAEC Convention (moving the date up to the Spring so we can team-up with the Canadians), it has been decided to move […]

Posted on: Feb 14, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Notice: Rex Babin Memorial Award Deadline Change

RJ Matson Receives 2019 Berryman Award Tonight

The Berryman Award is open to U.S.-based editorial cartoonists for work that exhibits power to influence public opinion, plus good drawing and striking effect. The cartoons should represent the highest standards of journalism. Roll Call reports: CQ Roll Call cartoonist RJ Matson will receive the 2019 Berryman Award for editorial cartooning at the National Press […]

Posted on: Feb 13, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

74th Reubens: Silver T-Square to John Glynn

above: the February 10, 2020 issue of The Flying McCoys The National Cartoonists Society has announced that it will be awarding its Silver T-Square to Andrews McMeel President and Editorial Director John Glynn: From NCS President Jason Chatfield: On behalf of the board of directors of the National Cartoonists Society, It is my great pleasure […]

Posted on: Feb 10, 2020,  Section: Awards, Comic strips, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 2 Comments

74th Reubens: Gold T-Square to G. B. Trudeau

The National Cartoonists Society is noting that Garry B. Trudeau will be presented the Society’s the Gold T-Square. From NCS President Jason Chatfield: On behalf of the board of directors of the National Cartoonists Society, It is my great pleasure to announce that Garry Trudeau will be awarded the Gold T-Square award at the 74th […]

Posted on: Feb 6, 2020,  Section: Awards, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic history, Comic strips, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on 74th Reubens: Gold T-Square to G. B. Trudeau

Newbery Medal Winner is New Kid by Jerry Craft

Jerry Craft and his New Kid graphic novel make history. The School Library Journal reports: History was made at the 2020 Youth Media Awards in Philadelphia. A graphic novel has won the John Newbery Medal for the first time in its nearly 100-year history [emphasis added] as Jerry Craft earned the honor for New Kid. […]

Posted on: Jan 28, 2020,  Section: Awards, Books, Cartoonist, Children's Books, Comic history, Graphic Novels, Comments: Comments Off on Newbery Medal Winner is New Kid by Jerry Craft

So, This Happened (Clearing a Backlog of Items)

Lynn Johnston has a new outlet for her licensed products.   What Would Mary Do?   Washington Post on the current Library of Congress comics exihibit.   Perks of Being Short – A Brisa Cartoon and Commentary Gallery.   Who’s the caricaturist?   Kevin Cooley Wins 2020 Lucy Shelton Caswell Research Award.   Hollywood’s Lalo […]

Posted on: Jan 26, 2020,  Section: Animation, Awards, Books, Cartooning, Comic Books, Comic history, Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on So, This Happened (Clearing a Backlog of Items)

2020 Eisner Hall of Fame Judge’s Choices (and Nominees): Nell Brinkley and E. Simms Campbell

The 2020 Judges’ Choices for automatic inclusion into the Eisner Hall of Fame are Nell Brinkley and E. Simms Campbell. Comic-Con International (Comic-Con) has announced that the Eisner Awards judges have selected two individuals to automatically be inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame for 2020. These inductees are pioneering newspaper cartoonist Nell […]

Posted on: Jan 25, 2020,  Section: Awards, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic history, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on 2020 Eisner Hall of Fame Judge’s Choices (and Nominees): Nell Brinkley and E. Simms Campbell

Pulitzer Prize…Deadline Imminent! January 24!

Entry deadline: Jan. 24, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Entry fee: $75 per entry – paid by credit card only (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover). Cartooning category: Cartoons should be uploaded as JPEGs. If they are animated, enter via URLs. For a distinguished cartoon or portfolio of cartoons, characterized by originality, editorial effectiveness, quality of […]

Posted on: Jan 21, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Awards, Cartooning, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Pulitzer Prize…Deadline Imminent! January 24!

NCS Last Call…Imminent Deadline! January 23!

Your submissions must be delivered to their respective locations by January 23, 2020 for consideration   The National Cartoonists Society website has the entry forms and details. You DO NOT have to be a member of the NCS to have your work considered for a divisional award.  

Posted on: Jan 21, 2020,  Section: Animation, Awards, Books, Cartooning, Children's Books, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Television, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on NCS Last Call…Imminent Deadline! January 23!