Comic Riffs: reuben awards


Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Legendary artist Russ Heath reacts to 2014 NCS Caniff honor: ‘It’s very humbling’

Legendary artist Russ Heath reacts to winning the 2014 NCS Milton Caniff honor: ‘It’s very humbling.’

By Michael Cavna  |  03:05 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ncs reuben awards, russ heath

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 06/07/2013

In his Reuben Award win,‘Baby Blues’ creator RICK KIRKMAN sees key links to Johnny Hart

In his Reuben Award tie, ‘Baby Blues’ creator RICK KIRKMAN sees a new link to ‘B.C.’ creator Johnny Hart.

By Michael Cavna  |  04:23 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  reuben awards

Posted at 11:57 PM ET, 05/28/2013

‘PICKLES’ ’ BIG WIN: Creator Brian Crane reflects on inspiration, affirmation — and almost letting his dream die in his desk

‘Pickles’ creator Crane reflects on inspiration, affirmation — and how he owes comics career to his wife.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:57 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  reuben awards, pickles

Posted at 01:30 AM ET, 05/26/2013

2013 REUBEN AWARDS: Crane (‘Pickles’) and Kirkman (‘Baby Blues’) share Cartoonist of the Year Award

2013 Reuben Awards: Brian Crane and Rick Kirkman share night’s big honor at NCS ceremony.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:30 AM ET, 05/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 02/25/2013

NCS REUBEN AWARDS: Legendary Universal exec Lee Salem to receive ‘T-Square’ Award

NCS REUBEN AWARDS: Legendary Universal executive Lee Salem to receive T-Square Award.

By Michael Cavna  |  05:56 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  lee salem, national cartoonists society, reuben awards, universal uclick

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 02/21/2013

2013 REUBEN AWARD FINALISTS: Creators of ‘Baby Blues,’ ‘Pearls Before Swine’ and ‘Pickles’ nominated

Brian Crane, Rick Kirkman and Stephan Pastis are finalists for the 2013 NCS Reuben Award.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:12 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  reuben awards, stephan pastis, brian crane, rick kirkman

Posted at 12:02 AM ET, 01/04/2013

NCS changes award rules to increase recognition of excellent webcomics

National Cartoonists Society alters criteria, splits webcomic awards into two categories.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:02 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  national cartoonists society, reuben awards, tom richmond

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 05/29/2012

2012 REUBEN AWARDS: MAD’s Richmond, Post’s Galifianakis react to big wins

MAD magazine’s Tom Richmond, Post cartoonist Nick Galifianakis react to winning big awards over the holiday weekend at the 2012 NCS Reuben Awards.

By Michael Cavna and Tom Racine  |  10:34 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  national cartoonist society, reuben awards, tom richmond, brian crane, stephan pastis, nick galifianakis, mark parisi, glenn mccoy, erik wiese, bob rich, mark mccreery, zach kanin, ed sorel, john rocco, j.h. williams, ben katchor, jon rosenberg, michael ramirez

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 03/26/2012

CARTOONING AWARDS: ‘Rango’ and ‘Rio,’ McCoy and Galifianakis among NCS nominees

NCS announces division nominees, including “Rango,” “Rio” and Nick Galifianakis

By Michael Cavna  |  02:20 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 reuben awards, national cartoonist Society

Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 02/17/2012

REUBEN AWARD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED: Crane, Pastis and Richmond up for NCS ‘Cartoonist of the Year’

By Michael Cavna  |  07:22 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  reuben awards, tom richmond, stephan pastis, brian crane

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 06/03/2011

‘RIFFS PICKS: Five Favorite Images of the Week

By Michael Cavna  |  12:44 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cul de sac, heroescon, dc comics, wonder woman, cliff chiang, valiant entertainment, tom toles, kate beaton, hark a vagrant, reuben awards

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 03/17/2011

CARTOONING AWARDS: And your NCS Reubens division nominees are...

By Michael Cavna  |  01:08 PM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, NCS reuben awards, richard thompson, glen keane, stephan pastis

Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 06/09/2010

PARODY VIDEO: When famous cartoonists get hold of a camera

Ever wonder what nationally syndicated cartoonists do when not playing golf, cruising the Mediterranean or hitting drives off of a yacht while sipping extra-dry martinis and cruising oh-so-casually toward the Aegean? Some of them, it turns out, channel their...

By Michael Cavna  |  07:15 PM ET, 06/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General, General | Tags:  Bill Hinds, Jeff Keane, Jerry Scott, Mark Tatulli, National Cartoonists Society, Reuben Awards 2010, Sean Parkes, Stephan Pastis, Tom Gammill

Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 05/30/2010

REUBENS: History, 'Bizarro' top the marquee at cartooning's Oscars

Reporting from the NCS Reubens in Jersey City... NCS Lifetime Achievement Award winner George Booth (photo by Michael Cavna) History was on parade Saturday at the cartooning world's version of the Oscars. And like any swell parade, balloons --...

By Michael Cavna  |  06:27 PM ET, 05/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General, General, General, General, General, General | Tags:  Bizarro, Dan Piraro, National Cartoonist Society Reuben Awards

Posted at 05:55 AM ET, 03/18/2010

This Just In: Cartooning's 'Oscars' announce the division nominees

Not only is MAD magazine artist Tom Richmond overwhelmed, in disbelief and "suitably humbled." He also is awaiting a "hanging-chad controversy" to emerge. So says Richmond on his "Mad Blog," in acknowledging that he's up for three -- count...

By Michael Cavna  |  05:55 AM ET, 03/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Comic Strip, The Comic Strip, The Comic Strip, The Comic Strip, The Comic Strip, The Comic Strip | Tags:  National Cartoonists Society, Reuben Awards

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/24/2010

AWARDS: 'Cul de Sac' cartoonist 'gobsmacked' by Reubens nod; Pastis & Piraro also nominated

The call so blindsided "Cul de Sac" cartoonist Richard Thompson, he says he didn't even quite understand the news. National Cartoonists Society prez Jeff Keane was calling to tell Thompson that he was a finalist for the Reuben "Cartoonist...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Comic Strip, The Comic Strip | Tags:  Bizarro, Cul de Sac, Dan Piraro, Jeff Keane, National Cartoonists Society, Pearls Before Swine, Reuben Awards, Richard Thompson, Stephan Pastis