News from the NCS

Gear up for the 2019 NCS Holiday Bash in NYC!

December 2, 2019

The annual NCS holiday party is quickly approaching, hosted by the NYC chapter of the NCS. What’s better than ringing in the holidays with cartooning friends and family in… Read More

Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) and AAEC Weekend Wrap-up

October 2, 2019

Columbus, Ohio | September 26-29, 2019 For its annual convention this year, the AAEC teamed up with Cartoon Crossroads Columbus and the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum.… Read More

Lee Salem (1946-2019) by Cathy Guisewite

September 3, 2019

LEE SALEM by Cathy Guisewite The package of scribbles my mother made me send to a syndicate in 1976 landed on Lee Salem’s desk. Any reasonable person would… Read More

Popeye’s 90th anniversary auction announced!

August 11, 2019

2019 marks the 90th anniversary of the first appearance of everyone’s favorite spinach-munching sailor, Popeye, in E.C. Segar’s celebrated newspaper strip Thimble Theatre. Popeye’s heartthrob, Olive Oyl was… Read More

The National Cartoonists Society Responds to New York Times Decision to Cease Running Daily Editorial Cartoons

June 12, 2019

June 12th, 2019 Re: Response to Editorial Page Editor, James Bennet’s statement: June 10th, 2019. On behalf of the membership of the National Cartoonists Society, the NCS board… Read More

Congratulations to 2018 Divisional Award-Winners

May 21, 2019

Excellence in the fields of newspaper strips, online comics, newspaper panels, TV animation, feature animation, newspaper illustration, gag cartoons, book illustration, comic books, magazine feature/magazine illustration, and editorial cartoons, is honored in the NCS Division Awards, which are chosen by specially-convened juries at the chapter level. Read More

Stephan Pastis Wins Reuben Award for 2018 Cartoonist of the Year!

May 21, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS TO STEPHAN PASTIS, winner of the 2018 Reuben Award for Cartoonist of the Year. STEPHAN PASTIS is the creator of the daily comic strip Pearls Before Swine,… Read More

NCSFest Full Program of Events now Available Online!

April 29, 2019

Click below to see the full guide to the program of events at America’s biggest comic arts festival in Huntington Beach, California, May 17-19, 2019. Read More

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