National Cartoonists Society: People with Big Noses and Big Feet to Get Big Awards!

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from National Cartoonists Society

    BOCA RATON, Florida, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Cartoonists from around the world will descend on Boca Raton, Florida for the
 55th annual Reuben Awards weekend May 26-31.  Boca Raton is the home of the
 International Museum of Cartoon Art, founded in 1997 by Mort Walker, creator
 of Beetle Bailey.  It is arguably the largest and most prestigious cartoon art
 museum in the world.
     The three-day event will climax with the presentation of The Reuben Award
 to the outstanding cartoonist of the year on Saturday night at a black-tie
 dinner.  Past Reuben winners include Scott Adams, Sergio Aragones, Garry
 Trudeau, Gary Larson, Cathy Guisewite, Mike Peters, Jim Davis, Lynn Johnston,
 Bill Watterson, Charles Schulz... the list goes back for 54 years.  This years
 nominees are Pat Brady (Rose Is Rose), Jack Davis (MAD Magazine) and Matt
 Groening, creator of The Simpsons.
     The National Cartoonists Society is a professional organization of over
 600 of the world's top cartoonists from all venues of the craft.  There's 13
 divisions, including editorial cartooning, animation, comic strips, magazine
 gags, comic books and the newly established New Media division.
     Below is a list of this years nominees.  They represent the very best in
 their craft.  More than likely, some of them are published in your newspaper
 or live in your circulation area.
     Check out the list. We invite new media to visit our website at
 www.reuben.org for photos and samples of artwork and contact information for
 the 2001 nominees.  Further, you are invited to contact our media
 representative at (704) 358-5180 for higher resolution files of the art
 samples and mugshots of our nominees.
 
     Nominees, hometowns and feature or publication (in alphabetical order):
 
     Reuben Award (for outstanding cartoonist of the year)
     * Pat Brady, Sycamore, IL, "Rose is Rose"
     * Jack Davis, St. Simons Island, GA, MAD Magazine, advertising
     * Matt Groening, Los Angeles, CA, "The Simpsons"
 
     Comic Books
     * Dan DeCarlo, Scarsdale, NY, "Betty and Veronica"
     * Kevin O'Neill, London, UK, "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen"
     * Jeff Smith, Columbus, OH, "Bone"
 
     Greeting Cards
     * Bill Brewer, Kansas City, MO
     * Benita Epstein, Cardiff-By-The-Sea, CA
     * Anne Gibbons, New York, NY
 
     Newspaper Comic Strip
     * Bud Bake, Damariscotta, ME, "Tiger"
     * Frank Cho, Elliott City, MD, "Liberty Meadows"
     * Mike Peters, Sarasota, FL, "Mother Goose and Grimm"
 
     Magazine Gag Cartoons
     * Pat Byrnes, Chicago, IL
     * Benita Epstein, Cardiff-By-The-Sea, CA
     * Kim Warp, Renton, WA
 
     Book Illustration
     * Doug Cushman, Redding, CA, "What Dads Can't Do"
     * Mike Lester, Rome, GA., "A Is For Salad"
     * Bob Staake, St. Louis, MO, "Mighty Little Lion Hunter" and "Junes Tune"
 
     Magazine Illustration
     * Mark Brewer, Avon, CT
     * Peter deSeve, Brooklyn, NY
     * Drew Friedman, Cresco, PA
     * Mike Lester, Rome, GA
 
     Editorial Cartoons
     * Frank Cammuso, Syracuse Herald American
     * Jerry Holbert, Boston Herald
     * Jeff Parker, Florida Today
     * Mike Peters, Dayton Daily News
 
     Newspaper Gag Panels
     * Dave Coverly, Ann Arbor, MI, "Speed Bumps"
     * Dan Piraro, Dallas, TX, "Bizarro"
     * Dave Whamond, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, "Reality Check"
 
     New Media
     * Jerry Craft, Norwalk, CT, "Baseball Slang"
     www.sikids.com/buzz/animated/index.html
     * Mark Fiore, San Francisco, CA, "Editorial Cartoons"
     www.markfiore.com/animation.html
     * Bill Hinds, Spring, TX, "Buzz Beamer" www.
     sikids.com/games/slang/baseball/index.html
 
     Television Animation
     * Gary Baseman, Hancock Park, CA, "Teacher's Pet"
     * Rick Kirkman, Glendale, AZ, "Baby Blues"
     * Matther Nastuk Glendale, CA, "The Simpsons 2000 Halloween"
 
     Feature Animation
     * Thom Enriquez, storyboard, "Dinosaurs"
     * Eric Goldbeg, design, direction and animation, "Rhapsody in Blue"
     * Nick Park and Peter Lord, design and direction, "Chicken Run
 
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    BOCA RATON, Florida, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Cartoonists from around the world will descend on Boca Raton, Florida for the
 55th annual Reuben Awards weekend May 26-31.  Boca Raton is the home of the
 International Museum of Cartoon Art, founded in 1997 by Mort Walker, creator
 of Beetle Bailey.  It is arguably the largest and most prestigious cartoon art
 museum in the world.
     The three-day event will climax with the presentation of The Reuben Award
 to the outstanding cartoonist of the year on Saturday night at a black-tie
 dinner.  Past Reuben winners include Scott Adams, Sergio Aragones, Garry
 Trudeau, Gary Larson, Cathy Guisewite, Mike Peters, Jim Davis, Lynn Johnston,
 Bill Watterson, Charles Schulz... the list goes back for 54 years.  This years
 nominees are Pat Brady (Rose Is Rose), Jack Davis (MAD Magazine) and Matt
 Groening, creator of The Simpsons.
     The National Cartoonists Society is a professional organization of over
 600 of the world's top cartoonists from all venues of the craft.  There's 13
 divisions, including editorial cartooning, animation, comic strips, magazine
 gags, comic books and the newly established New Media division.
     Below is a list of this years nominees.  They represent the very best in
 their craft.  More than likely, some of them are published in your newspaper
 or live in your circulation area.
     Check out the list. We invite new media to visit our website at
 www.reuben.org for photos and samples of artwork and contact information for
 the 2001 nominees.  Further, you are invited to contact our media
 representative at (704) 358-5180 for higher resolution files of the art
 samples and mugshots of our nominees.
 
     Nominees, hometowns and feature or publication (in alphabetical order):
 
     Reuben Award (for outstanding cartoonist of the year)
     * Pat Brady, Sycamore, IL, "Rose is Rose"
     * Jack Davis, St. Simons Island, GA, MAD Magazine, advertising
     * Matt Groening, Los Angeles, CA, "The Simpsons"
 
     Comic Books
     * Dan DeCarlo, Scarsdale, NY, "Betty and Veronica"
     * Kevin O'Neill, London, UK, "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen"
     * Jeff Smith, Columbus, OH, "Bone"
 
     Greeting Cards
     * Bill Brewer, Kansas City, MO
     * Benita Epstein, Cardiff-By-The-Sea, CA
     * Anne Gibbons, New York, NY
 
     Newspaper Comic Strip
     * Bud Bake, Damariscotta, ME, "Tiger"
     * Frank Cho, Elliott City, MD, "Liberty Meadows"
     * Mike Peters, Sarasota, FL, "Mother Goose and Grimm"
 
     Magazine Gag Cartoons
     * Pat Byrnes, Chicago, IL
     * Benita Epstein, Cardiff-By-The-Sea, CA
     * Kim Warp, Renton, WA
 
     Book Illustration
     * Doug Cushman, Redding, CA, "What Dads Can't Do"
     * Mike Lester, Rome, GA., "A Is For Salad"
     * Bob Staake, St. Louis, MO, "Mighty Little Lion Hunter" and "Junes Tune"
 
     Magazine Illustration
     * Mark Brewer, Avon, CT
     * Peter deSeve, Brooklyn, NY
     * Drew Friedman, Cresco, PA
     * Mike Lester, Rome, GA
 
     Editorial Cartoons
     * Frank Cammuso, Syracuse Herald American
     * Jerry Holbert, Boston Herald
     * Jeff Parker, Florida Today
     * Mike Peters, Dayton Daily News
 
     Newspaper Gag Panels
     * Dave Coverly, Ann Arbor, MI, "Speed Bumps"
     * Dan Piraro, Dallas, TX, "Bizarro"
     * Dave Whamond, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, "Reality Check"
 
     New Media
     * Jerry Craft, Norwalk, CT, "Baseball Slang"
     www.sikids.com/buzz/animated/index.html
     * Mark Fiore, San Francisco, CA, "Editorial Cartoons"
     www.markfiore.com/animation.html
     * Bill Hinds, Spring, TX, "Buzz Beamer" www.
     sikids.com/games/slang/baseball/index.html
 
     Television Animation
     * Gary Baseman, Hancock Park, CA, "Teacher's Pet"
     * Rick Kirkman, Glendale, AZ, "Baby Blues"
     * Matther Nastuk Glendale, CA, "The Simpsons 2000 Halloween"
 
     Feature Animation
     * Thom Enriquez, storyboard, "Dinosaurs"
     * Eric Goldbeg, design, direction and animation, "Rhapsody in Blue"
     * Nick Park and Peter Lord, design and direction, "Chicken Run
 
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