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2021 NCSFest and Reuben Award Trailers

The countdown begins with our 75th-anniversary celebrations for the Reuben Awards. This year we honor Mort Gerberg with the Gold Key Award, inducting him into the NCS Hall of Fame. We also have special messages from our 2020/21 Gold T-Square and Milt Caniff Award-winners, Garry Trudeau and Hy Eisman, along with our slate of talented […]

Posted on: Oct 11, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartooning, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic strips, Conventions, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on 2021 NCSFest and Reuben Award Trailers

Conventions: The Convenient and the Conventional

Today is the day! Join the cartoonists of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists starting at 1:30pm ET for a free day-long series of conversations on the Pulitzer Prize, staying creative during a pandemic, handling legal challenges to parody, and a look at Season 2 of Keith Knight’s Woke. Register here, now! https://editorialcartoonists.com/aaec-zoomfest21/     […]

Posted on: Oct 9, 2021,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Cartooning, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Comments: Comments Off on Conventions: The Convenient and the Conventional

AAEC Virtual Convention/ZoomFest ’21 – Oct. 8 & 9

The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists kicks off it’s annual convention tomorrow. ZoomFest ’21 features several virtual events that are open to the public on October 8 & 9, 2021.  The morning of October 8 sees the AAEC partnering with the Association of Canadian Cartoonists and Canada Post to join with the honored cartoonists for […]

Posted on: Oct 7, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Events, Interviews, Legal, webinar, Comments: Comments Off on AAEC Virtual Convention/ZoomFest ’21 – Oct. 8 & 9

Convention Season Begins: CXC, AAEC, NCS/CAF

It’s a convention extravaganza for the next three weekends. Starting with Cartoon Crossroads Columbus. Alison Bechdel, Hilary Price, Jerry Craft, Jeff Smith, Shary Flenniken, Bianca Xunise, Steenz, Joey Alison Sayers, Jonathan Lemon, Trina Robbins, Shena Wolf, Roberta Gregory, Jules Rivera, Patrick McDonnell, Ben Towle, Brian Walker, Nick Anderson, Chris Samnee, and more guests.   Then […]

Posted on: Sep 28, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Comic Books, Comic strips, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Comments: Comments Off on Convention Season Begins: CXC, AAEC, NCS/CAF

AAEC ZoomFest ’21 Lineup Taking Shape

  The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists has released a preliminary schedule of their upcoming online-only convention. The Friday events (so far) are for members only, but Saturdays are open to the public and free. Saturday’s happenings, limited to 300 viewers for each event, include: The finalists for the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Cartooning […]

Posted on: Sep 24, 2021,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Events, webinar, Comments: Comments Off on AAEC ZoomFest ’21 Lineup Taking Shape

2021 AAEC Convention Set for October 8 & 9

The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists have set the dates for their 2021 Convention.         October 8 & 9, 2021 will be the dates for the convention. Like last year it will be virtual. From the AAEC: Join the editorial cartoonists of the AAEC for our virtual convention Oct. 8-9, 2021. Like […]

Posted on: Aug 24, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Events, NCSFest, Comments: Comments Off on 2021 AAEC Convention Set for October 8 & 9

Virtual 2021 Reubens Weekend/NCSFest Oct 15 & 16

From the National Cartoonists Society: We are excited to share that we have put together a fantastic schedule of virtual events alongside our awarding of the 2020 Divisional Reuben Awards to be held online on NCSFest.com on October 15 & 16. Mark your calendars and stay tuned to this NCS blog, email and social media […]

Posted on: Aug 4, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, Conventions, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Virtual 2021 Reubens Weekend/NCSFest Oct 15 & 16

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

Comic-Con No-Go, Reubens Really Iffy

Like the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists Convention and the Herblock Prize Lecture, the San Diego Comic Convention has been cancelled. For the first time in its 50 year history, the show will not go on. Comic-Con International announced that there will be no San Diego Comic-Con in 2020 — and the next planned event […]

Posted on: Apr 18, 2020,  Section: Conventions, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 2 Comments

AAEC + ACC Ottawa Convention Postponed – Update: Convention Now Cancelled

From the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists: 3/27/20 UPDATE: The 2020 AAEC+ACC cartoonist convention has been officially cancelled. Wes Tyrell, President of the Association of Canadian Cartoonists, said, “We just heard today from the Canadian Feds, who were hosting a big chunk of the convention, that they must postpone until an undetermined date. We are […]

Posted on: Mar 27, 2020,  Section: AAEC, Cartooning, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 3 Comments

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

Front Lines: Political Cartooning and the Battle for Freedom of Speech

If you are headed to the AAEC Convention/CXC Festival be sure to pick up this limited edition, soon-to-be-collectors’-item book available only there this weekend. As the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists tweeted: Politico’s [Matt Wuerker] & a slew of guest cartoonists have put together a book that ties into “Front Line: Editorial Cartoonists & the […]

Posted on: Sep 24, 2019,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, book, Cartoons, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Exhibits, Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Front Lines: Political Cartooning and the Battle for Freedom of Speech

Chelsea Saunders 2019 Locher Award Winner

  The 2019 Locher Memorial Award winner is Chelsea Saunders! 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. Single panel, multi-panel, and animated editorial cartoons and comics will be accepted. Both students and non-students are eligible […]

Posted on: Jul 24, 2019,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Awards, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Chelsea Saunders 2019 Locher Award Winner

AAEC/ACC and NCS – 2020 Convention Conflict?

  Bado posted the news about the Association of Canadian Cartoonists and the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists joint convention for 2020. Per Bado: We are happy to announce that Ottawa will be hosting, next May 14-17, the 2020 conventions of both the Association of Canadian Cartoonists and the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. I […]

Posted on: Jul 6, 2019,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, Comments: 1 Comment

The John Locher Memorial Award for Young Political Cartoonists Accepting Submissions

  The Locher Award is a contest for aspiring cartoonists, ages 18-25, whose work demonstrates both clear opinions and strong artistry on political and social topics. Single panel, multi-panel, and animated editorial cartoons and comics will be accepted. Both students and non-students are eligible to submit.   The prestigious award includes a $1,000 cash prize […]

Posted on: May 2, 2019,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Awards, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on The John Locher Memorial Award for Young Political Cartoonists Accepting Submissions