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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

Wally Badgett to Receive 2022 Saddle of Honor

On Saturday, August 20, the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame will celebrate the third “Saddle of Honor” to be awarded to Montana Cowboy Cartoonist, Wally Badgett. Badgett’s pen name, M.C. Tin Star became the backbone for his popular syndicated cowboy cartoon, Earl. Badgett was inducted into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame in April of […]

Posted on: May 27, 2022,  Section: Awards, Comic strips, Gatherings, Comments: Comments Off on Wally Badgett to Receive 2022 Saddle of Honor

2021 NCS Cartoonist of the Year (Reuben) Nominees – Griffith, Knight, Price, Sorel, Tatulli

The National Cartoonists Society has announced the nominees for their Reuben Award as Cartoonist of the Year 2021 – Bill Griffith, Keith Knight, Hilary B. Price, Edward Sorel, and Mark Tatulli. Each year, during the NCS Annual Reuben Awards Weekend, the Society honors the year’s outstanding achievements in all walks of the profession. The recipient […]

Posted on: May 26, 2022,  Section: Awards, Books, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic strips, Illustration, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 1 Comment

Clay Jones On His RFK Award…and Uvalde

Clay Jones: What are the odds that on the same day I receive a journalism award from a human rights organization, the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization, for a cartoon on school shootings that’s there’s another school shooting? In this country where politicians refuse to do anything to stop mass shootings and end the […]

Posted on: May 25, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 2 Comments

Clay Jones Wins 2022 RFK Cartoon Award

Founded by the reporters who covered Robert F. Kennedy’s historic 1968 presidential campaign, 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. Clay Jones was presented with the 2022 […]

Posted on: May 24, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 3 Comments