Comic Riffs: National Cartoonists Society


Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 07/20/2013

SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2013: Artist Tom Richmond on the power of the MAD parody

Top caricaturist illuminates the reach and challenges of modern satire — from print to TV.

By Michael Cavna  |  02:57 PM ET, 07/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MAD magazine, satire, national cartoonists society, san diego comic-con

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 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 02:00 PM ET, 11/18/2010

Artists in Afghanistan: Luckovich, Pastis & Keane moved by latest USO Tour

Stephan Pastis (from left), Mike Luckovich, Jeff Keane, Rick Kirkman, Garry Trudeau and Tom Richmond in Kandahar in November. (images used by permission from Tom Richmond) The soberness of war emerged from the darkness before Mike Luckovich and his...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General, General | Tags:  Garry Trudeau, Jeff Keane, Mike Luckovich, National Cartoonists Society, Rick Kirkman, Stephan Pastis, Tom Richmond, USO

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 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