Sunday, May 30, 2010

Congratulations NCS Reuben Awards Winners!

National Cartoonists Society (NCS) Logo/Insignia
Official insignia of the National Cartoonists Society (NCS).

Last night, the National Cartoonists Society (NCS) celebrated its 64th Annual Reuben Awards dinner at the Hyatt Regency Jersey City in New Jersey.

The official winners are listed below, but first, a special thanks to MAD Magazine illustrator, Tom Richmond, and Washington Post writer/artist, Michael Cavna, for their LIVE Twitter updates from the event ... I know of at least one other cartoonist who also enjoyed and appreciated tooning in :)

Congratulations to all winners and nominees!

THE REUBEN AWARD for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year:
Dan Piraro, creator of the syndicated daily panel cartoon Bizarro

Dan Piraro, NCS Reuben Award Winner for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year
Reuben Award Winner, Dan Piraro of Bizarro (image courtesy of NCS).

NCS DIVISION AWARDS:

TELEVISION ANIMATION
Seth McFarlane - “Family Guy”

FEATURE ANIMATION
Ronnie del Carmen - Storyboard Artist - “Up”

NEWSPAPER ILLUSTRATION
Tom Richmond

GAG CARTOONS
Glenn McCoy

GREETING CARDS
Debbie Tomassi

NEWSPAPER COMIC STRIPS
Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman - “Zits”

NEWSPAPER PANEL CARTOONS
Hilary Price - “Rhymes with Orange”

MAGAZINE FEATURE/MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATION
Ray Alma

BOOK ILLUSTRATION
Dave Whamond - “My Think-A-Ma-Jink”

EDITORIAL CARTOONS
John Sherffius

ADVERTISING ILLUSTRATION
Steve Brodner

COMIC BOOKS
Paul Pope - “Strange Adventures”

GRAPHIC NOVELS
David Mazzucchelli - “Asterios Polyp”

At the time of this writing, sample art from all of the Division Award winners can be found at the NCS website. Once again, congratulations to all of this year's winners and nominees.

Stay TOONed!

- Mike Cope

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