Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial cartoonist Rob Rogers has donated his prize money from the Thomas Nast Award to the Cartoonist Rights Network International. From Cartoonist Rights Network International: Normally, we reserve this space for news about cartoonists who are in trouble because of their cartoons. However, we think our readers should know that recently, American cartoonist [...]
We’re well int award season. The nominees for the Glyph Comic Award have been announced. The winner will be announced on May 17 at the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention in Philadelphia. The nominees are: Story of the year The Call, Steve Broome, writer and artist KOBK, C. J. Johnson, writer and SMACK!, [...]
I missed the announcement last December that Robert Ariail had won the Berryman Award for Editorial Cartooning. The National Press Foundation has posted his acceptance speech.
This year’s Harvey Awards ballot is now available to comics professionals. Ballots are due May 6th. This year’s Harvey Awards will be presented Saturday, September 7th as part of the Baltimore Comic-Con. If you’re old school, you can download the ballot and send it via the post office.
Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat was honored last year with the 2011 Sakharov Prize but could not receive it in person as he was recovering from being badly beaten by Syrian thugs trying to silence his cartooning. He was finally able to receive the award yesterday during the Sakharov Prize Network evening debates where Ali also [...]
Last year Zulkifli Anwar Ulhaque, best known as Zunar, was awarded the CRNI’s Award for Courage in Editorial Cartooning. Below is his acceptance speech.
Last weekend was the Sand Diego Comic-Con and the announcement of the Eisner Awards. This year’s winners are: Best Short Story “The Seventh,” by Darwyn Cooke, in Richard Stark’s Parker: The Martini Edition (IDW) Best Single Issue (or One-Shot) Daredevil #7, by Mark Waid, Paolo Rivera, and Joe Rivera (Marvel) Best Continuing Series Daredevil, by [...]
The Harvey Awards, named after the late Harvey Kurtzman, recognize outstanding work in comics and sequential art. The winners will be announced on September 8 during the Baltimore Comic-Con. This year’s nominees are: BEST LETTERER Chris Eliopoulos, FEAR ITSELF, Marvel Comics Laura Lee Gulledge, PAGE BY PAIGE, Amulet Books Todd Klein, S.H.I.E.L.D.: ARCHITECTS OF FOREVER, [...]
Last night the National Cartoonists Society gathered in Las Vegas for their annual Reuben Award banquet. The top honor for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year went to MAD Magazine cartoonist Tom Richmond. Tom started his career doing caricatures and freelance work for magazines, publishers and advertisers. As a caricaturist, he has been honored by the [...]
Posted on: May 27, 2012, Section: Animation, Awards, Books, Caricature, Comic Books, Comic strips, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Gatherings, Illustration, Magazines, National Cartoonist Society, web comics, Comments: 7 Comments
The Doug Wright nominees have been announced and with it the announcement that legendary Terry (Aislin) Mosher will be inducted into The Canadian Cartoonists Hall of Fame during the Toronto Comic Arts Festival on May 5th. Nominees for best Canadian cartoonists are as follows: Best Book: Hark! A Vagrantby Kate Beaton (Drawn and Quarterly) Lose [...]
Reporters Without Borders and French newspaper Le Monde have announced the recipients of The 2011 Press Freedom Prize. Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat was honored for his cartoons that “depict the abuses of Syria’s regime, which has come under growing criticism this year for its efforts to tamp down a growing pro-democracy movement” Also honored was [...]
Last night was the 2011 Reuben Award and division award. Richard Thompson took home the top honor of Cartoonist Of The Year for his feature, Cul de Sac. The other two nominees were: Glen Keane and Stephan Pastis. In the division awards, the winners are: TELEVISION ANIMATION Dave Filoni – Supervising Director / Production Designer, [...]
The Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) was last weekend and with it the results of the Doug Wright award to honor the best of Canadian cartoonists. The three winners are: Bigfoot by Pascal Girard (BEST BOOK) Alex Fellows for Spain and Morocco (BEST EMERGING TALENT) Spotting Deer by Michael DeForge (PIGSKIN PETERS AWARD for experimental [...]
I’m reminded that Eisner Award voting is now open. If I understand the criteria – voting is open to: Comic book/graphic novel/webcomic creators (writers, artists, cartoonists, pencillers, inkers, letterers, colorists) All nominees in any category Comic book/graphic novel publishers and editors Comics historians and educators Graphic novel librarians Owners and managers of comic book specialty [...]
Lots of good names on the list. Congrats to all the nominees. Best Short Story “Bart on the Fourth of July,” by Peter Kuper, in Bart Simpson #54 (Bongo) “Batman, in Trick for the Scarecrow,” by Billy Tucci, in DCU Halloween Special 2010 (DC) “Cinderella,” by Nick Spencer and Rodin Esquejo, in Fractured Fables (Silverline [...]