2018 NCS Divisional Nominees!

March 18th, 2019

Congratulations to the 2018 NCS Divisional Award nominees for the 73rd Annual NCS Reuben Awards! The winners will be announced on May 18th, 2019 in Huntington Beach, CA.

Editorial Cartoons

  • Clay Bennett

  • Michael Ramirez

  • Rob Rogers
Magazine / Newspaper Illustration

  • Tom Bunk

  • Amy Kurzweil

  • Jim Woodring
Feature Animation

  • Shiyoon Kim (Character Design) – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

  • Peter Ramsay (Director) – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

  • Justin K. Thompson (Production Design) – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Television Animation

  • Samuel Deats (Character Design) – Castlevania (Netflix)

  • Scott Lewis (Character Animation) – Hilda (Netflix)

  • Chris Mitchell, Keiko Murayama (Character Design) – The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (Amazon Prime)
Newspaper Panels

  • Dave Blazek – Loose Parts

  • Mark Parisi – Off the Mark

  • Jerry Van Amerongen – Ballard Street
Gag Cartoons

  • Joe Dator

  • Pia Guerra

  • Amy Hwang
Advertising / Product Illustration

  • James Lyle

  • Luke McGarry

  • Johnny Sampson
Comic Books

  • Daniel Acuña – Black Panther

  • John Allison – Giant Days

  • Greg Smallwood – Vampironica
Graphic Novels

  • Rick Geary – Chester & Grace: The Adirondack Murder

  • Peter Kuper – Kafkaesque

  • Brenna Thummler – Sheets
Online Comics – Long Form

  • Vince Dorse – Untold Tales of Bigfoot

  • Tom Parkinson-Morgan – Kill Six Billion Demons

  • Yuko Ota and Ananth Hirsh – Barbarous
Online Comics – Short Form

  • Dorothy Gambrell – Cat and Girl

  • Lonnie Millsap – Bacon

  • Zack Weinersmith – Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
Book Illustration

  • Genevieve Godbout – Mary Poppins

  • Eda Kaban – Even Superheroes Make Mistakes

  • Rafael Lopez – The Day You Begin
Newspaper Strips

  • John Hambrock – The Brilliant Mind of Edison Lee

  • Will Henry – Wallace the Brave

  • Mike Peters – Mother Goose and Grimm
Variety Entertainment

  • James Allen – Mark Trail

  • John Graziano – Ripley’s Believe It or Not

  • Bucky Jones

  • Dave Klüg
Greeting Cards

  • Scott Nickel

  • Maria Scrivan

  • Dan Walsh

One of our new divisions, Online Animation, did not receive enough qualifying submissions, so we have excluded it this year. We will try it again next year with more publicity and clearer guidelines.