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 National Cartoonists Society has begun its annual call for entries for consideration for the NCS Divisional Reuben Awards recognizing excellence in professional cartooning. As always, you DO NOT have to be a member of the NCS to have your work considered for a divisional award. All that is required is that the work be eligible as detailed below.
Your submissions must be delivered to their respective locations by February 2, 2022 for consideration.
All winners will be announced at the 76th Annual Reuben Awards in Kansas City in mid-2022
|Comic Book||Book Illustration||Online Comics: Long Form|
|Gag Cartoon||Newspaper Strip||Online Comics: Short Form|
|Greeting Card||Newspaper Panel||Advertising/ Product Illustration|
|Graphic Novel||Variety Entertainment||Magazine/Newspaper Illustration|
|Editorial Cartoon||Art for Animated Media|
In the interest of ensuring that the NCS Divisional Reuben Awards are representative of the very best work produced in each category, and that all of our regional chapters have the opportunity to be involved in the nomination process, the following jurying procedures will be followed.
The regional NCS chapters will jury the following divisions: Gag Cartoon, Greeting Card, Editorial Cartoon, Newspaper Strip, Newspaper Panel, Variety Entertainment, Online Comic: Short Form, and Online Comic: Long Form. The results of chapter nominations from these divisions will be compiled and the top 3 nominees in each division will be posted for online voting by the entire NCS voting membership.
The following divisions will be juried by specialty juries due to the length and/or complexity of the work being considered: Book Illustration, Magazine/Newspaper Illustration, Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Advertising/Product Illustration, Art for Animated Media. The top 3 nominees in each division will be posted for online voting by the entire NCS voting membership.
ENTRY GUIDELINES AND SUBMISSION FORM AT NATIONALCARTOONISTS.COM/AWARDS/GUIDELINES
Best wishes to you and please help spread the word to your friends in the industry: the awards are open to members and non-members alike!
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