2017 NCS DIVISIONAL NOMINEES!

April 8th, 2018

Congratulations to the 2017 NCS Divisional Award nominees for the 72nd Annual NCS Reuben Awards! The winners will be announced on May 26th, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA.

Editorial Cartoons

  • Clay Bennett

  • Mike Peters

  • Michael Ramirez
Newspaper Illustration

  • Greg Cravens

  • Glen Le Lievre

  • Dave Whamond
Feature Animation

  • Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert (directors) – The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales

  • Nora Twomey (director) – The Breadwinner

  • Lee Unkrich (director) and Adrian Molina (co-director) – Coco
Television Animation

  • Alan Bodner (Art Director) – Disney’s Tangled, The Series

  • Rustam Hasanov (Art Director) – Dreamworks Trollhunters

  • Sean Jimenez (Art Director) – Disney’s Duck Tales
Newspaper Panels

  • Loose Parts – Dave Blazek

  • Harry Bliss – Bliss

  • Off the Mark – Mark Parisi
Gag Cartoons

  • Pat Byrnes

  • Joe Dator

  • Will McPhail
Advertising / Product Illustration

  • Farley Katz

  • Johnny Sampson

  • Dave Whamond
Comic Books

  • Paper Girls 15 by Cliff Chiang

  • Black Hammer Secret Origins by Dean Ormston

  • Monstress Vol. 2 The Blood by Sana Takeda
Graphic Novels

  • My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Emil Ferris

  • Spinning by Tillie Walden

  • Home Time by Campbell Whyte
Magazine Feature / Illustration

  • Peter Kuper

  • Tom Richmond

  • Johnny Sampson
Online Comics – Long Form

  • John Allison – Bad Machinery

  • Vince Dorse – Untold Tales of Bigfoot

  • Ru Xu – Saint for Rent
Online Comics – Short Form

  • Gemma Correll – Gemma Correll

  • Lonnie Millsap – Bac├Án

  • Mike Norton – L’il Donnie
Book Illustration

  • Ryan T Higgins – Be Quiet

  • Adam Rex – The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors

  • Ed Steckley – Rube Goldberg’s Simple Normal Humdrum School Day
Newspaper Strips

  • Terri Libenson – Pajama Diaries

  • Mike Peters – Mother Goose and Grimm

  • Mark Tatulli – Lio