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March 18, 2011


Your 2011 NCS Division Awards Nominees

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The nominees for the National Cartoonists Society's division awards for its Reuben Awards program were announced yesterday. The awards are given out during a black-tie awards program held over Memorial Day weekend at the NCS yearly meeting. Among those nominated in the now-thriving comic book and graphic novel categories are Stan Sakai, Darwyn Cooke, Joyce Farmer and Jill Thompson. The nominees are:

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Television Animation
* Dave Filoni -- Supervising Director / Production Designer, Star Wars: The Clone Wars
* Dan Krall -- Art Director, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated
* Scott Wills -- Art Director, Sym-Bionic Titan

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Feature Animation
* Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders, Directors, How to Train Your Dragon
* Glen Keane, Animation Director, Tangled
* Nicolas Marlet, Character Designer, How to Train Your Dragon

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Newspaper Illustration
* Sean Kelly
* Michael McParlane
* Dave Whamond

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Gag Cartoons
* Bob Eckstein
* Zachary Kanin
* Gary McCoy

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Greeting Cards
* Jim Benton
* Dan Collins
* Teresa Roberts Logan

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Newspaper Comic Strips
* Brian Basset Red and Rover
* Jeff Parker and Steve Kelley Dustin
* Richard Thompson Cul de Sac

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Newspaper Panel Cartoons
* Doug Bratton Pop Culture Therapy
* Chad Carpenter -- Tundra
* Glenn McCoy Flying McCoys

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Magazine Feature/Magazine Illustration
* Lou Brooks
* Anton Emdin
* Tom Richmond

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Book Illustration
* Sandra Boynton Amazing Cows
* Jared Lee The 3 Wise Guys
* Mike Lester The Butt Book

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Editorial Cartoons
* Bob Gorrell
* Mike Lester
* Gary Varvel

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Advertising Illustration
* Anton Emdin
* Jack Pittman
* Dave Whamond

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Comic Books
* Stan Sakai -- Usagi Yojimbo
* Chris Samnee -- Thor the Mighty Avenger
* Jill Thompson -- Beasts of Burden

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Graphic Novels
* Darwyn Cooke -- The Outfit
* Joyce Farmer -- Special Exits
* James Sturm -- Market Day

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The outstanding cartoonist category -- the only award really known as "The Reuben" was previously revealed to be Glen Keane, Stephan Pastis and Richard Thompson. I think. I guess maybe that hasn't been officially confirmed or denied? I'm not certain.

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