The official 2014 Reuben Awards brochure should be in members mailboxes by now! Here’s the speaker lineup for the big Reuben Awards weekend:
- Eddie Pittman- Animator, illustrator, creator of the online graphic novel Red’s Planet
- Chris Houghton- Animator, comic artist, illustrator, 2009 winner of the NCSF Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship
- Greg Evans- 2003 Reuben Award winning creator of the syndicated comic strip Luann.
- Suzy Spafford- Creator of Suzy’s Zoo, greeting card/product/licensing entrepenuer
- Sandra Bell-Lundy- Creator of the syndicated comic strip Between Friends, which is celebrating 20 years in syndication.
- Bunny Hoest Carpenter and John Reiner- Recipients of the 2014 NCS Gold Key Award (The NCS Hall of Fame), creative team on the syndicated panel cartoon The Lockhorns
- Russ Heath- Comics legend and recipient of the 2014 NCS Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award
The Reuben Awards show will also feature:
- Tom Gammill- TV writer, producer on The Simpsons and the host of the Reuben Awards show
- “Weird Al” Yankovic- Grammy winning musician, humorist, winner of the 2014 NCS A.C.E. Award (Amateur Cartoonist Extraordinaire)
Along the way we’ll have some fun parties, sing some karaoke, draw during a public meet and greet aboard the USS MIDWAY and honor a few cartoonists with some awards.
The 2014 Reuben Awards Weekend will take place May 23rd-25th in San Diego, CA!