The Australian Cartoonists Association held their annual Stanley Awards over the weekend. The big prize of “Cartoonist of the Year” went to illustrator Anton Emdin. Anton also took top honors in the Illustrator of the Year and Comic Book Cartoonist categories. Speaking of the other categories, Gary Clark was honored in the Comic Strip category […]
This weekend the Harvey Awards were given out during the Baltimore Comic Con. The winners are: BEST LETTERER – Chris Eliopoulos for “FEAR ITSELF”, published by Marvel Comics BEST COLORIST – Dave Stewart for “HELLBOY: THE FURY”, published by Dark Horse Comics BEST SYNDICATED STRIP – “Dick Tracy” by Mike Curtis and Joe Staton BEST […]
Gene Weingarten, best known for his Below the Beltway humor column in the Washington Post and his comic strip Barney & Clyde, has been nominated for the 2014 Ernie Pyle Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is conferred by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. He’ll receive the award next June during their annual conference.
Michael Cavna interviews Baby Blues and Zits co-creator Jerry Scott about his work on the two comics. Jerry and Rick Kirkman are nominees in this year’s Eisner Award in the category of Best Humor Publication for their collection BBXX: Baby Blues Decades 1 & 2.
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 […]