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Cartoons Have been Grooming Kids for Decades The last 12 months has witnessed a bit of a frenzy surrounding kids’ entertainment, from bisexual Superman to the first gay dads in Sesame Street to a brief kiss from a lesbian couple in Pixar’s new animated feature Lightyear. In response, reactionaries are rehashing moral panics from previous […]

Posted on: Aug 4, 2022,  Section: Animation, Awards, Cartooning, Events, International, Manga, web comics, Comments: 0 Comments

Crowe, Bennett, Hall Win Green Eyeshade Awards

       JD Crowe of the Alabama Media Group took First Place in the 2022 Editorial Cartooning category of The Green Eyeshade Awards handed out by the Southern Chapter of the SPJ. The award is based on: Outstanding visual commentary on news or issues. Judging emphasis will be on originality and effectiveness of message. […]

Posted on: Jul 25, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Crowe, Bennett, Hall Win Green Eyeshade Awards

2022 Association of Alternative Newsmedia Awards

On Friday July 22 the Association of Alternative Newsmedia announced the 2022 AAN awards at a reception held at the Medill School of Journalism in downtown Chicago. Held every year since 1996, the AAN Awards recognize the best in alternative journalism and graphic design and are a unique chance for members of the alternative newsmedia  […]

Posted on: Jul 23, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Illustration, Comments: Comments Off on 2022 Association of Alternative Newsmedia Awards

SDCC 2022 Eisner Award Winners

The Eisner Awards were handed out Friday night at the San Diego Comic Con. Below are a select few with categories and winners in bold. Best Short Story“Funeral in Foam,” by Casey Gilly and Raina Telgemeier, in You Died: An Anthology of the Afterlife (Iron Circus)“Generations,” by Daniel Warren Johnson, in Superman: Red & Blue […]

Posted on: Jul 23, 2022,  Section: Awards, Books, Children's Books, Comic Books, Comic history, Comic strips, Graphic Journalism, Graphic Novels, Illustration, Magazines, Publications, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on SDCC 2022 Eisner Award Winners

Call for Entries: 2022 Rex Babin Memorial Award

The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists has long championed those cartoonists who work for small and local newspapers, and once again in 2022 the AAEC is looking for the best in political cartooning. Named after the late Pulitzer Prize-nominated cartoonist, The Rex Babin Memorial Award for Excellence in Local Cartooning focuses on state and local […]

Posted on: Jul 18, 2022,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Call for Entries: 2022 Rex Babin Memorial Award

Cartoonists in the News

Cartoonist Pierre “Peb” Bellocq Honors  The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will highlight the career and accomplishments of the renowned cartoonist Pierre “Peb” Bellocq during a ceremony at Belmont Park on Saturday, July 9 as part of the Stars and Stripes Racing Festival. In […]

Posted on: Jul 1, 2022,  Section: Alternative comics, Awards, Comic history, Comic strips, Contests, Editorial cartooning, Magazine cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonists in the News

Locher Award Deadline Extended to July 15

The July 1st deadline for the Locher Award has been changed to July 15, 2022. The AAEC’s John Locher Memorial Award is now accepting submissions from aspiring editorial cartoonists for 2022. Single panel, multi-panel, and animated editorial cartoons and comics will be accepted from cartoonists, ages 18-25, whose work demonstrates both clear opinions and strong […]

Posted on: Jun 30, 2022,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Locher Award Deadline Extended to July 15

Mike Smith, Clay Jones Win Sigma Delta Chi Awards

The Society of Professional Journalists announced the recipients of their 2021 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for Excellence in Journalism last night. The awards recognize outstanding work published or broadcast in 2021…Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry; works to inspire and educate the […]

Posted on: Jun 24, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Mike Smith, Clay Jones Win Sigma Delta Chi Awards

2022 Locher Award Submission Deadline Looms

Only one week to deadline. Are you a young cartoonist who draws commentary on social topics? Do you know a young cartoonist doing work with a political tinge? The window is now open to enter the 2022 John Locher Memorial Award for editorial cartoons & comics. DEADLINE IS JULY 1.  Submit work at Locheraward.org

Posted on: Jun 24, 2022,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on 2022 Locher Award Submission Deadline Looms

Hunter, Goldberg, Bowman Win SPJ-DC Awards

The Washington, D.C. chapter of The Society of Professional Journalists announced the winners of their annual awards “for excellence in TV, radio, newspaper, magazine, newsletter/trade publication, and online journalism, encompassing breaking news, business writing, commentary, photography, and more.” Editorial Cartooning is one one the categories. In the Daily Newspapers division: Editorial Cartoon Winner: Alexander Hunter, […]

Posted on: Jun 20, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Hunter, Goldberg, Bowman Win SPJ-DC Awards

Tom Richmond Art for 2022 NCS Reubens

The National Cartoonists Society has released the art for 76th Annual Reuben Awards brochures, posters, and other applications. It is by Reuben Award-winning caricaturist Tom Richmond.   Match the cartoonist with their caricatures. Yes, there are a few in the poster that are not in the photo collage. Read about the guests to find them […]

Posted on: Jun 9, 2022,  Section: Awards, Caricature, Events, Illustration, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Tom Richmond Art for 2022 NCS Reubens

2022 Locher Award Now Open For Submissions

From the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists: Are you a young cartoonist [ages 18-25] who draws commentary on social topics? Do you know a young cartoonist doing work with a political tinge? The window is now open to enter the 2022 John Locher Memorial Award for editorial cartoons & comics. DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, JULY 1. […]

Posted on: Jun 1, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on 2022 Locher Award Now Open For Submissions

The Clay Jones RFK Award-Winning Cartoon Folio

Cartoonist Clay Jones presents his Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award winning portfolio. Each editorial cartoon contest requires a certain number of cartoons in an entree. The Pulitzer, Herblock, and RFK each require 15 cartoons. All the rest require less. It’s extremely difficult to select 15, or fewer, of your best from over 300 cartoons. […]

Posted on: May 29, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on The Clay Jones RFK Award-Winning Cartoon Folio

The 76th Annual Reubens Award Schedule

Well, I might take a train I might take a plane But if I have to walk I’m going just the same I’m going to Kansas City Kansas City, here I come Everything you need to know about the 76th annual Reuben Awards Weekend in Kansas City, MO on Thursday 15th & Friday 16th September, […]

Posted on: May 28, 2022,  Section: Awards, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic strips, Conventions, Interviews, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Syndicates, Comments: Comments Off on The 76th Annual Reubens Award Schedule

Finalists Named for 2021 NCS Divisional Awards

The National Cartoonists Society has revealed the finalists for the various Divisional Awards for their 76th Annual Reuben Dinner. All of these divisions were juried by regional NCS chapters and specialty juries. The results were tallied to arrive at these final nominees. The nominees for 2021 creativity are: Comic Book: Trish Forstner; Gideon Kendall; David […]

Posted on: May 27, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Awards, Books, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 1 Comment