The 77th Annual Reubens Awards Are This Week: Here Are the GoComics Finalistsby GoComics Team
Your favorite cartoonists are headed to Jersey City!
September 7 marks the 77th annual National Cartoonists Society (NCS) Reuben Awards. This prestigious award show recognizes the year's outstanding achievements in the cartooning profession. There are several award categories, the highest honor being Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year, chosen via a secret ballot of NCS members.
Last year, the Reuben Awards took place in Kansas City (which is also where the GoComics team is headquartered). You can find last year’s recap here.
Without further ado, here is the list of the GoComics creators that have been nominated for 2022 NCS Divisional Awards:
Lincoln Pierce (“Big Nate”)
Tom Toro (“Home Free”)
Nick Galifianakis (“Nick and Zuzu”)
Dave Blazek (“Loose Parts”)
Newspaper Comic Strips
Darrin Bell (“Rudy Park”)
Will Henry (“Wallace the Brave”)
Online Comics: Short Form
Sarah Andersen (“Sarah’s Scribbles”)
Jesse Atwell (“TEX”)
Rich Powell (“Wide Open”)
Scott Nickel (“Eek!”)
Bob Weber Jr. (“Oh, Brother!”)
Congratulations to all of the finalists! Be sure to follow the National Cartoonists Society on Instagram, where they post Reuben Award Show updates.