The winner of the Washingtonpost.com’s Next Great Cartoonist contest began its four-week run in the Style section. You can also see Olivia Walch’s Imogen Quest on the Comics Riff blog for those outside of the Post’s circulation area.
Pittsburgh Magazine has named ToonSeum Executive Director Joe Wos as one of “Top 40 under 40″ in this November’s special issue. The “40 Under 40″ recognizes 40 talented individuals under the age of 40 who are making a positive impact on the region’s development. Joe is the founder of the ToonSeum, Pittsburgh’s Museum of Cartoon [...]
The 2010 Ignatz Award nominees have been announced. The award is given for outstanding achievement in comics and cartooning. Here are this year’s nominees: Outstanding Artist Eddie Campbell, Alec: The Years Have Pants (A Life-Sized Omnibus) (Top Shelf Productions) Al Columbia, Pim & Francie: The Golden Bear Days (Fantagraphics Books) Mike Dawson, Troop 142 (self-published [...]
The Cartoonist, the documentary on BONE creator Jeff Smith, won a regional Emmy for best documentary. If you haven’t seen the documentary, pick it up at Amazon.com. The documentary was directed by Ken Mills and features Scott McCloud, Colleen Doran, Harvey Pekar and Paul Pope.
Player vs. Player creator Scott Kurtz will return as this year’s Harvey Awards dinner emcee and Mark Waid will be the keynote speaker. The Harvey Awards is held during the Baltimore Comic Con which is scheduled for August 28th. Over the past 25 years, Mark has been involved in every aspect of comics publishing, from [...]
From last weekend, The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards were announced. Here they are: Best Short Story “Urgent Request,” by Gene Luen Yang and Derek Kirk Kim, in The Eternal Smile (First Second) Best Single Issue (or One-Shot) Captain America #601: “Red, White, and Blue-Blood,” by Ed Brubaker and Gene Colan (Marvel) Best Continuing Series [...]
Former The (Raleigh) News & Observer editorial cartoonist Dwane Powell will be one of six receiving the 2010 Medal of Arts an award given by the The City of Raleigh Arts Commission. The award is given for lifetime achievement and artistic excellence. Other recipients include costume designer William Ivey Long, arts administrator Banks C. Talley [...]
The 2009 Harvey Awards Nominees have been announced. Here they are. Details on the award at end of post. BEST WRITER Jason Aaron, “SCALPED”, Vertigo/DC Comics Geoff Johns, “BLACKEST NIGHT”, DC Comics Robert Kirkman, “THE WALKING DEAD”, Image Comics Jeff Kinney, “DIARY OF A WIMPY KID #3: THE LAST STRAW”, Amulet Books Mark Waid, “IRREDEEMABLE”, [...]
Tuesdays the “Six Chix” cartoonst Margaret Shulock has posted the Six Chix submissions for a division award in this year’s National Cartoonists Society Reuben awards weekend. Piers Baker, creator of Ollie and Quentin has done the same.
Quick congratulations to Canadian editorial cartoonist Brian Gable (The Globe and Mail) for winning this year’s National Newspaper Award. Runners up included Malcolm Mayes (Edmonton Journal), and Terry Mosher (AKA “Aislin”) (the Gazette, Montreal).
Editorial cartoonists Clay Bennett (Chattanooga Times Free Press), Bill Day (United Features Syndicate) and Chan Lowe (The South Florida Sun-Sentinel) were named finalists in the the 60th annual Green Eyeshade Awards – a regional journalism competition in 11 southern states. The winner in this category will be named later this summer.
The Sun Sentinel’s Chan Lowe was honored in two of this year’s Society of Professional Journalists’ South Florida chapter categories. Chan won first place in the editorial cartooning category and second place in the blogging category for affiliated blogs. Regarding his cartooning, the judges wrote, “Chan’s cartoons were like a seasoned prize fighter. They hit [...]
The 2010 Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year has been awarded to Bizarro creator Dan Piraro. Dan’s panel Bizarro has been in syndication since 1986. He has been a nominee for the big prize several times before. In fact, when the list of nominees leaked this year, I asked Dan for a response. [...]
The National Cartoonists Society has their annual Reuben Awards weekend. Winners of the division awards are in bold. FEATURE ANIMATION Ronnie del Carmen – Storyboard Artist – “Up” Tomm Moore – Director – “The Secret of Kells” Barry Reynolds – Character Designer – “The Secret of Kells” NEWSPAPER ILLUSTRATION Bob Rich Tom Richmond Robert Sanchuk [...]
Posted on: May 29, 2010, Section: Animation, Awards, Books, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Television, Comments: 3 Comments
Hogan’s Alley has posted their annual prediction on who will win the big Reuben Award and division awards tomorrow night. I’ve listed their predicted winners here – but go over to his google group to understand his arguement. Comic Book Division Award: Paul Pope (“Strange Adventures”) Editorial Cartoon Award: John Sherffius Gag Cartoon Division Award: [...]