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Talking Hamilton on Ferdinand Day

Sunday is Ron’s day but we’re here for Marcus, the week day Dennis the Menace cartoonist. From The Salisbury (North Carolina) Post: On Thursday, Aug. 26, at 12:30 p.m., Marcus Hamilton will illuminate visitors to his artistic collections named, “Two Dream Careers: From Illustrator to Cartoonist,” now showing as part of Waterworks’ summer exhibition, IMAGINE. […]

Posted on: Aug 22, 2021,  Section: Animation, Comic strips, Events, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: 1 Comment

75th Annual NCS Divisional Award Nominees part 2

The National Cartoonists Society has announced the second round of nominees for their 75th Annual Divisional Reuben Awards for work in 2020. (Earlier nominees announced here.) MAGAZINE/NEWSPAPER ILLUSTRATION: Tom Chitty; Peter Kuper; Bob Lizarraga ADVERTISING/PRODUCT ILLUSTRATION: Chad Frye; Pat Higgins; Luke McGarry;                                                                   Patrick Merrell; Dave Whammond COMIC BOOKS: Brahm Revel; Stan Sakai; Walter Simonson […]

Posted on: Aug 6, 2021,  Section: Animation, Awards, Books, Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, Television, Comments: 2 Comments

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

Comic Strip Cartoonists in the News

June Brigman, former Brenda Starr and Power Pack cartoonist, is the current cartoonist of Mary Worth, and also, it seems, the current cartoonist of Power Pack: Power Pack creators Louise Simonson and June Brigman are working together on a new limited series for the adolescent team at Marvel Comics. Although not officially announced by Marvel, […]

Posted on: Jul 31, 2021,  Section: Books, Comic Books, Comic strips, Fund Raisers, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: 8 Comments

Mort Gerberg: NCS Gold Key/Hall of Fame Entry

The National Cartoonists Society takes great pleasure in announcing that the Gold Key Award will be presented this year to Mort Gerberg, for his widely-varied and successful career of over 60 years as a cartoonist. The Gold Key, awarded by unanimous vote of the NCS Board of Directors, honors the recipient as a member of […]

Posted on: Jun 9, 2021,  Section: Awards, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic strips, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, Comments: 1 Comment

Happy National Cartoonists Day

May 5 was determined to be National Cartoonists Day due to The (not yet) Yellow Kid’s debut in R. F. Outcault’s Hogan’s Alley in The New York World on May 5, 1895. In the 22 years since the day was created the celebration has slowly taken a low-key approach. But some cartoonist still celebrate. © […]

Posted on: May 5, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, Events, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: 1 Comment

Alert: Scam Targeting Cartoonists

The National Cartoonists Society is helping Bill Morrison spread the word about a scam specifically directed at cartoonists. From the NCS: Dear NCS Members, Keep your eyes peeled for scammers targeting cartoonists. NCS past-President Bill Morrison had the following experience with a scammer offering cartoon work, and he luckily picked up on the ruse before […]

Posted on: May 3, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Crime, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: Comments Off on Alert: Scam Targeting Cartoonists

Didja Notice?

© Don Asmussen The last new Bad Reporter was in March. Hope Don Asmussen is okay.   © King Features Syndicate Bruce Tinsley has increased his weekly share of Mallard Fillmore since commenting on the Gannett cancelling of the strip. He had been doing the Sunday page and two weekday strips, but since the week […]

Posted on: Apr 28, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, Illustration, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: Comments Off on Didja Notice?

NFTs – Copyrights? Trademarks?

Regarding NFTs Alex Hallatt poses an interesting question when she comments: The thing that upsets me most is the copyright notice. Selling an artwork does not mean you sell the copyright. Unless you say that you are doing so. I must admit that being an old Luddite I am outta my depth with this cryptocurrency-NFT […]

Posted on: Apr 19, 2021,  Section: National Cartoonist Society, Technology, Comments: Comments Off on NFTs – Copyrights? Trademarks?

2020 NCS Reuben Award Nominees Announced

The National Cartoonists Society has announced the nominees for their Cartoonist of the Year Award for 2020; the award is more familiarly known as The Reuben Award. Alphabetically… Ray Billingsley would be the first African American to win The Reuben. Bill Griffith would be the first underground cartoonist to win The Reuben. Terri Libenson would […]

Posted on: Mar 29, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, Graphic Novels, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 2 Comments

NCS’ 75th Annual Reuben Awards Taking Shape II

The other day we mentioned this year’s Reuben Award weekend: [T]his year’s 75th Annual festivities are still being finalized. When and where have not been made public other than “late summer 2021.” It is hoped that by that time the pandemic will have eased enough to allow the usual gathering rather than a virtual gala […]

Posted on: Mar 26, 2021,  Section: Awards, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on NCS’ 75th Annual Reuben Awards Taking Shape II

NCS’ 75th Annual Reuben Awards Taking Shape

National Cartoonists Society members are being asked to vote their favorites in five Reuben Award divisions for work that appeared in 2020. There are five divisions to vote on, the top three nominees in each division are what you’ll be deciding. All of these divisions were juried by regional NCS chapters and the results were […]

Posted on: Mar 23, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Comic strips, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on NCS’ 75th Annual Reuben Awards Taking Shape

National Cartoonists Society Diamond Anniversary

A Murder of Crows. A Barrel of Monkeys. A Reuben of Cartoonists? 75 years ago a group of cartoonists got together and decided to form a club. It had been tried before without lasting success. This time it lasted. No one better than R. C. Harvey to give the details: ON FRIDAY NIGHT, March 1, […]

Posted on: Feb 28, 2021,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: 2 Comments

National Cartoonists Society Open House (Zoom)

The National Cartoonists Society is hosting a Greet & Meet this Friday. We are hosting an online shindig for members and non-member cartoonists and hope you’ll join in and help spread the word! This is a great chance to connect with other pros and to include those you may know who are interested in who […]

Posted on: Feb 23, 2021,  Section: National Cartoonist Society, Comments: Comments Off on National Cartoonists Society Open House (Zoom)

Call for Entries: 2020 NCS 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 7, 2021,  Section: Animation, Awards, Books, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Greeting Cards, Illustration, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Comments: Comments Off on Call for Entries: 2020 NCS Divisional Awards