February 2, 2023

The National Cartoonists Society has begun its annual call for entries for consideration for the NCS Divisional Reuben Awards recognizing excellence in professional cartooning. The Divisional Reuben Awards…

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The National Cartoonists Society condemns all forms of racism and discrimination

February 26, 2023

The National Cartoonists Society condemns all forms of racism and discrimination. We choose to support and celebrate diversity, equity, and inclusion for all. While cartooning as an art… Read More

Charles A. Filius 1961-2023

January 29, 2023

The National Cartoonists Society lost a longtime member with the death of Charles A. Filius on Jan 24th. Charles passed unexpectedly following surgery on what was his 62nd birthday. Read More

Special signing opportunity with Matt Groening!

December 20, 2022

4C Comics Along with the National Cartoonists Society Foundation are honored to offer a very special signing/remark opportunity with creator of The Simpsons and Futurama, Matt Groening. On… Read More

Winners of the 76th Annual Reuben Awards

September 21, 2022

  Ed Sorel is the winner of the Reuben Award for 2021 NCS Cartoonist of the Year     The Divisional Reuben Award-winners are as follows:     Read More

Edward Sorel, Recipient of the Reuben for 2021 NCS Cartoonist Of The Year

September 17, 2022

Congratulations to Edward Sorel, the recipient of the 2021 NCS Cartoonist Of The Year at the 76th Annual NCS Reuben Awards! Read More

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The Reuben Awards

Each year, during the NCS Annual Reuben Awards Weekend, the Society honors the year’s outstanding achievements in all walks of the profession. The society’s greatest honor, the Reuben Award, is presented to the Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year. Cartoonists in various professional divisions are also honored with special plaques for excellence in the fields of newspaper strips, TV animation, gag cartoons, comic books and more.

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History of the NCS

The NCS was born in 1946 when groups of cartoonists got together to entertain the troops. They found that they enjoyed each other’s company and decided to get together on a regular basis. Today, the NCS membership roster includes over 500 of the world’s major cartoonists, working in many branches of the profession.

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NCS Foundation

The National Cartoonists Society Foundation is the charitable arm of the National Cartoonists Society. The NCS Foundation was formed in 2005 to continue the charitable and educational works that have been a hallmark of the NCS since its inception in 1946.

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