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Nominees announced for 2009 Reuben Awards

"Strange Adventures," by Paul Pope

"Strange Adventures," by Paul Pope

The National Cartoonists Society has announced the nominees for the 64th annual Reuben Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in cartooning.

It’s been known since late February that Stephen Pastis (Pearls Before Swine), Dan Piraro (Bizarro) and Richard Thompson (Cul de Sac) would vie for the Reuben Award for Cartoonist of the Year.

However, now we get the full list, which includes nominations in the comic book division for Terry Moore (Echo), Paul Pope (“Strange Adventures,” from Wednesday Comics) and J.H. Williams III (Detective Comics), and in the graphic novel division for David Mazzuchelli (Asterios Polyp), Seth (George Sprott) and David Small (Stitches).

The full list of nominees can be found after the break. Winners will be announced on May 29.

THE REUBEN AWARD
• Stephen Pastis
• Dan Piraro
• Richard Thompson

TELEVISION ANIMATION
• Kevin Deters – Walt Disney Prep and Landing
• Mike Gray – The Infinite Goliath
• Seth McFarlane – Family Guy

FEATURE ANIMATION
• Ronnie del Carmen – Storyboard Artist – Up
• Tomm Moore – Director – The Secret of Kells
• Barry Reynolds – Character Designer – The Secret of Kells

NEWSPAPER ILLUSTRATION
• Bob Rich
•Tom Richmond
• Robert Sanchuk

GAG CARTOONS
• Glenn McCoy
• VG Myers
• Dave Whamond

GREETING CARDS
• Glenn McCoy
• Kieran Meehan
• Debbie Tomassi

NEWSPAPER COMIC STRIPS
• John Hambrock – The Brilliant Mind of Edison Lee
• Wiley Miller – Non Sequitur
• Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman – Zits

NEWSPAPER PANEL CARTOONS
• Dave Blazek – Loose Parts
• Tony Carillo – FMinus
• Hilary Price – Rhymes with Orange

MAGAZINE FEATURE/MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATION
• Ray Alma
• Anton Emdin
• Tom Richmond

BOOK ILLUSTRATION
• Lou Brooks – Twimericks
• Tom Richmond – Bo Confidential
• Dave Whamond – My Think-A-Ma-Jink

EDITORIAL CARTOONS
• Nick Anderson
• Rob Rogers
• John Sherffius

ADVERTISING ILLUSTRATION
Steve Brodner
Randall Enos
Mort Gerberg

COMIC BOOKS
• Terry Moore – Echo
• Paul Pope – “Strange Adventures” (Wednesday Comics)
• J.H. Williams III – Detective Comics

GRAPHIC NOVELS
• David Mazzucchelli – Asterios Polyp
• Seth – George Sprott
• David Small – Stitches

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