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An Extra Week for Herblock Prize Deadline

The Herb Block Foundation has extended the deadline for entries to February 8, 2022. Details at The Herb Block Foundation   More awards deadlines at the Association of American Cartoonists website.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on An Extra Week for Herblock Prize Deadline

The National Cartoonists Society Call For Entries: 2021 Reuben Divisional Awards

The National Cartoonists Society has begun its annual call for entries for consideration for the NCS Divisional Reuben Awards recognizing excellence in professional cartooning. As always, you DO NOT have to be a member of the NCS to have your work considered for a divisional award. All that is required is that the work be […]

Posted on: Jan 20, 2022,  Section: Awards, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, Comments: 3 Comments

Lucy 2022 Research Award Winners: Resha & Exner

Lucy is, of course, Lucy Shelton Caswell, original curator of The Billy Ireland. Lucy with current curator Jenny Robb The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum (BICLM) is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Lucy Shelton Caswell Research Award for 2022. As a result of postponing the 2021 award due to COVID, we were […]

Posted on: Jan 13, 2022,  Section: Awards, Comic history, Events, Museums, Comments: Comments Off on Lucy 2022 Research Award Winners: Resha & Exner

AAEC Lists 2022 Cartoon Contest Deadlines

The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists has listed the available information and deadlines for cartooning awards to be presented in 2022 for work done in 2021. Quickly approaching deadlines include:   The Pulitzer Prize Deadline: January 25, 2022 The URL for the Journalism entry site is entrysite.pulitzer.org. 12/23/2021: The Journalism entry site has reopened for the 2022 cycle. The […]

Posted on: Jan 9, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Pulitzer Prize, Comments: Comments Off on AAEC Lists 2022 Cartoon Contest Deadlines

Judy Hansen is The Beat’s Person of the Year

Judy Hansen is an agent (her company is Hansen Literary Agency) but she’s much more than that. She is someone with a vision for what comics could be…and, more importantly, what a career in comics could be. The fact that comics creators with bestselling series are now making the kind of money that bestselling authors […]

Posted on: Jan 8, 2022,  Section: Awards, Books, Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Comments: 1 Comment

Listing Toward the End of the Year

Lists and Best-Ofs will be coming fast and furious. Here’s a few before the rush. Instagram’s Favorite New Yorker Cartoons of 2021 Do you use Instagram? Or does Instagram use you? Whatever the answer is, let’s hope that it results in personal gain for Mark Zuckerberg—he’s had a tough time recently and really deserves a […]

Posted on: Dec 21, 2021,  Section: Animation, Awards, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, International, Magazine cartoons, Movies, Television, Comments: 3 Comments

Call for 2022 Cartoonist Studio Prize Submissions

The Center for Cartoon Studies in association with The Beat is calling for submissions to their 2022 Cartoonist Studio Prize in two categories: Best Print Comic and the Best Webcomic. Submissions in both categories must be received by January 30, 2022. Each year the Cartoonist Studio Prize will be awarded to work that exemplifies excellence […]

Posted on: Dec 18, 2021,  Section: Awards, Cartooning, Contests, Comments: Comments Off on Call for 2022 Cartoonist Studio Prize Submissions

Great Britain Political Cartoon of the Year Awards

Ellwood Atfield, the communications and advocacy headhunter, was delighted to host again the Political Cartoon of the Year Awards. We are delighted to announce the 2021 winning Political, Pocket and COVID Cartoons and Cartoonist’s. The winners for this British award were announced December 9, 2021.   The Low Trophy for the Political Cartoonist of the […]

Posted on: Dec 14, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, International, Comments: Comments Off on Great Britain Political Cartoon of the Year Awards

Ann Telnaes Wins International EWK Award

This year’s EWK award goes to a seasoned veteran among political cartoonists. Swedish-born Ann Telnaes, who signs for The Washington Post, has for many years worked in the epicenter of American politics. The EWK selection jury noted (via Google Translate): In times when media houses all over the world are reducing their paper editions in […]

Posted on: Nov 11, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, International, Comments: 2 Comments

Ruben Bolling Takes Berryman Award

Ruben Bolling, author of the “Tom the Dancing Bug” satirical weekly cartoon strip, has won the 2021 Clifford K. and James T. Berryman Award for Editorial Cartoons from the National Press Foundation. The judges cited Bolling’s mordant wit, superior artwork and inventive delivery. The cartoonist parodies well-known American cultural memes, from Charles M. Schultz’s Peanuts […]

Posted on: Nov 2, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Ruben Bolling Takes Berryman Award

Ray and His Reuben

Here I stand holding the prestigious Reubens Award for Outstanding Cartoonist from the National Cartoonists Society. I now have the distinction of being the very first Black person to win in the 75 years history. I am beyond grateful for this honor. I can still hardly believe that I won. From Ray Billingsley‘s Facebook page. […]

Posted on: Nov 2, 2021,  Section: Awards, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic strips, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 1 Comment

Mike Smith, Dennis Draughon Win ’21 Eppy Awards

This year’s EPPY Awards received more than 400 entries across more than 40 diverse categories, including best use of sponsored/ branded content, best use of social media/crowdsourcing, best radio & TV Websites and more. Editor & Publisher announced the winners of their 26th Eppy Awards for 2021. Mike Smith and Dennis Draughon took the honors […]

Posted on: Nov 2, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Mike Smith, Dennis Draughon Win ’21 Eppy Awards

Weekend Roundup – Cartoonists and Comics

© DC Comics The Jewish co-creators of the comic book superhero Superman will be posthumously inducted into the Jewish American Hall of Fame (JAHF) in a virtual ceremony that will take place in November. Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster developed the superhero as well as his companion characters Clark Kent, Lois Lane and others. It […]

Posted on: Oct 31, 2021,  Section: Awards, Cartooning, Comic Books, Comic history, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, How-to, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Weekend Roundup – Cartoonists and Comics

Crazy Comics, Silly Strips, Et Cetera

© King Features Syndicate   Paul Berge noticed that one comic strip had replaced another this weekend. So he went back one more week to see if the replacement was new or happened earlier. What he discovered is that the October 17 comics section had run one comic twice. © respective copyright owners I think […]

Posted on: Oct 26, 2021,  Section: Awards, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 4 Comments

Tonight: The 2020/2021 Herblock Prize Virtual Event

2021 Herblock Prize winner Rob Rogers and 2020 Herblock Prize winner Michael de Adder are part of a live streaming event hosted by The Herblock Foundation in honor of the worthy editorial cartoonists whose work embodies Herb Block’s philosophy and approach. The 7:00 to 8:30 times are Eastern.   © Michael de Adder The judges […]

Posted on: Oct 25, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Tonight: The 2020/2021 Herblock Prize Virtual Event