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Op-Ed Cartoonists Reminder – The Berryman Award

Clifford K. & James T. Berryman Award for Editorial Cartoons Reminder that there are only 10 days left to enter into the running forThe National Press Foundation’s Clifford K. & James T. Berryman Award. The Berryman Award is open to U.S.-based editorial cartoonists for work that exhibits power to influence public opinion, plus good drawing […]

Posted on: Sep 19, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

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

Catherine Gong, 2020 Locher Award Winner

Catherine Gong has won the 2020 Locher Award. The John Locher Memorial Award is a contest for aspiring cartoonists, ages 18-25, whose work demonstrates both clear opinions and strong artistry on political and social topics. Read the 2020 announcement. Thomas Coute is Runner Up

Posted on: Sep 7, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Catherine Gong, 2020 Locher Award Winner

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

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

2020 Eisner Award Winners

The San Diego Comic-Con (Comic-Con International) announced this years winners of the Eisner Awards in a virtual ceremony. There were no series or creators that dominated the awards though Raina Telgemeier (Guts), Lynda Barry (Making Comics), and Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo) were among those winning two awards. Stan Sakai was also inducted into the Hall […]

Posted on: Jul 25, 2020,  Section: Awards, Books, Comic Books, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on 2020 Eisner Award Winners

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: Comments Off on Clay Bennett and Alexander Hunter Win National Sigma Delta Chi Editorial Cartoonist Awards

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”