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The Next Big Cartoonists Meet: CXC/AAEC

Cartoonists of all sorts and stripes – comic strip cartoonists, editorial cartoonists, comic book (mainstream, alternative, small press) cartoonists – of all ages, for all ages. Only a week away. (a week away, a week away)     Lee Marrs, Keith Knight, Bill Plympton, Ann Telnaes, Jim Mahfood, Steenz, Dan Parent, Trina Robbins, Kevin Necessary, […]

Posted on: Sep 27, 2022,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Awards, Cartooning, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Events, Exhibits, Gatherings, Comments: 0 Comments

Reuben Weekend Come on Weekdays This Year

Apologies to Sean Cleary and everyone, life got in the way of The Daily Cartoonist today. So other than the already set in motion Hey Kids! Comics! post TDC was forced into the backseat. Anyway…  © Patrick McDonnell Yes Sean there has been a number of comic characters guest starring in other comic strips this […]

Posted on: Sep 15, 2022,  Section: Comic strips, Events, Gatherings, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Reuben Weekend Come on Weekdays This Year

Reuben Reminder – Affair in a Fortnight

The National Cartoonist Society will hold its annual Reubens Convention in two weeks – on September 15th and 16th.  The Reuben Divisional Awards and The Cartoonist of the Year winners will be announced the evening of September 16.  

Posted on: Sep 1, 2022,  Section: Awards, Conventions, Gatherings, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Reuben Reminder – Affair in a Fortnight

Schulz Stamps Set for September Ceremony

What: The U.S. Postal Service will celebrate the centennial of the birth of cartoonist Charles M. Schulz with 10 new fun-filled stamps. The first-day-of-issue event for the Charles M. Schulz Forever stamps is free and open to the public.  When: Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, at 12 p.m. PDT  Where: Charles M Schulz Museum & Research […]

Posted on: Sep 1, 2022,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic strips, Events, Gatherings, Comments: Comments Off on Schulz Stamps Set for September Ceremony

Preliminary 2022 AAEC Convention Schedule

The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists has released an early look at the line-up of their 2022 AAEC Convention. The AAEC has been working closely with CXC on this fall’s gathering in Ohio, and we now have a preliminary schedule for our convention. A few highlights: Thursday, Oct. 6: Later, we’ll be gathering at a […]

Posted on: Aug 22, 2022,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Awards, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Events, Gatherings, Comments: Comments Off on Preliminary 2022 AAEC Convention Schedule

Autoptic Festival – August 13 and 14, 2022

We have some exciting news to share: Autoptic Festival is returning as an in-person event on Saturday, August 13th and Sunday, August 14th, 2022. This year’s festival will feature the debut of our new two-day split schedule format with our floor show exhibition on Saturday and all of our panels and Programing on Sunday. The Twin […]

Posted on: Aug 7, 2022,  Section: Comic strips, Conventions, Gatherings, Comments: 1 Comment

2022 San Diego Comic Con Souvenir Bookazine

The 2022 Comic Con International: San Diego ends today, but the memories can last a lifetime with the 2022 Souvenir Book. It is quite a nice “bookazine.” Included are feature articles on comic creators who were born 100 years ago in 1922. More feature articles about comic characters who debuted 40, 50, 60 years ago: […]

Posted on: Jul 24, 2022,  Section: Anniversaries, Books, Comic Books, Comic history, Comic strips, Conventions, Gatherings, Comments: 2 Comments

NCS at SDCC

The San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) started in earnest Thursday (July 21) and The National Cartoonists Society (NCS) counts among the exhibitors and goers.   The NCS notes there will be SDCC exclusives. The legendary Sergio Aragones may not be at SDCC this year, but Groo The Wanderer is — in pin form! Stop by […]

Posted on: Jul 21, 2022,  Section: Conventions, Events, Exhibits, Gatherings, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: 1 Comment

National Cartoonists Society Online Open House

NCS OPEN HOUSE: Monday, July 11th 7pm Eastern Open to non-members and current NCS members alike! Register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqc-CorjMtGdE0kVe24LWOaXmHEmQK0Bjm  Open to both current NCS members and those interested in the NCS, we will share news, do a drawing game together, hear from some of our regional chapters, and have a chance to […]

Posted on: Jul 10, 2022,  Section: Gatherings, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: Comments Off on National Cartoonists Society Online Open House

The First Weekend Whatnots of Summer

Real Estate Listing: Terry Manor For Sale Location: Bronxville, New York – Price: $5.995 million  Originally built in 1935, Terry Manor is a fully restored and renovated Tudor-style home set on nearly an acre of park-like property in Lawrence Park West, a tree-lined neighborhood in Westchester County.  The period home was built by Charles Lewis […]

Posted on: Jun 25, 2022,  Section: Animation, Books, Comic Books, Comic strips, Events, Gatherings, Legal, Television, Comments: Comments Off on The First Weekend Whatnots of Summer

2022 AAEC Convention

Once again the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists is teaming up with Cartoon Crossroads Columbus and the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum for their annual convention this year. The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists will again be part of the CXC Festival in October in Columbus, Ohio. While CXC is free and open to […]

Posted on: Jun 19, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Events, Gatherings, Comments: Comments Off on 2022 AAEC Convention

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

Triumph and Tragedy and Things

  2022 Cartoonist Studio Prize Winners The Beat and The Center for Cartoon Studies are proud to reveal the winners of the tenth annual Cartoonist Studio Prize Award in both the Print Comics and Webcomics categories. Each of the 2022 Cartoonist Studio Prize Award winners will receive a $1000 prize and a Wacom One Creative […]

Posted on: Apr 19, 2022,  Section: Awards, Books, Cartooning, Comic Books, Comic strips, Events, Fund Raisers, Gatherings, How-to, Illustration, Interviews, Magazine cartoons, Comments: 2 Comments

Robb Armstrong Interviewed

Cartoonist Robb Armstrong, of JumpStart fame, was interviewed by WCVB -TV in Boston about his comic strip, The Franklin Project, and his upcoming appearance at the Boston Comics in Color Festival. Watch the four minute interview. News: Robb is collaborating on a new Franklin/Peanuts screenplay!

Posted on: Apr 10, 2022,  Section: Comic strips, Events, Gatherings, Comments: Comments Off on Robb Armstrong Interviewed

Mustering of Cartoon and Comic Announcements

After mentioning The Reubens and CXC lets talk MoCCA. The Society is thrilled to welcome you back to the 2022 MoCCA Arts Festival! Please join us in celebrating a selection of top comic, cartoon and illustration artists from around the world! Featuring work by over 500 creators the weekend will also include live lectures, panels, […]

Posted on: Mar 11, 2022,  Section: Animation, Books, Cartooning, Comic strips, Events, Gatherings, Comments: Comments Off on Mustering of Cartoon and Comic Announcements