2013 Reuben Award Nominee: Book Illustration
Pulitzer Prize Winner: Editorial Cartooning
Mix a snifter of Bill Mauldin, a dash of Jeff McNelly and a very large dollop of common sense, and you begin to get an idea of Lisa Benson’s considerable talent.
At 19, Jack Ohman was the youngest syndicated editorial cartoonist in the United States, ever. Now he is one of America’s syndicated middle-aged editorial cartoonists. His work appears in over 300 newspapers.
From recession woes to social networking, Matt Bors’ cartoons dissect and satirize the ways of the world to make readers think and laugh about the real issues affecting them.
Called "the Thomas Nast of his time" by The National Review magazine, Payne is an informed journalist whose investigative writing has also made national headlines.
According to veteran Ohio cartoonist Stahler, the most satisfying part of his job is "those days when I can load my ink cannon with fodder faster than I can fire it."
Staff cartoonist for the Boston Herald since 1986, Holbert serves up solid conservative commentary, delivered with a smile.
Signe Wilkinson's honors include the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning (the first woman to win this award), the 1997, 2001 and 2007 Overseas Press Club Award, the 2002 RFK Award and she has the distinction of having been named "the Pennsylvania state vegetable substitute" by the former speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Her cartoons are syndicated by the Washington Post Writers Group.
Cartoonist and illustrator Matt Wuerker, winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning and 2010 Herblock Prize, offers a rich visual style and keen eye on the political circus, served up with cartoons that are both funny and artful.
Known for his wry sense of humor and thought provoking commentary, nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist Walt Handelsman attacks the pressing issues of the times. His entertaining and insightful cartoons cover topics ranging from national and local politics to social concerns.