NCS Reubens Division Award Nominations!

Wow. My head is still spinning from the news that I've been nominated for two division awards in this year's National Cartoonists Society Reuben Awards! National Cartoonists Society (USA) logo

I'm one of three finalists in both the Magazine Feature/Magazine Illustration and Advertising Illustration categories.

I'm honoured to be nominated alongside Tom Richmond and Lou Brooks in 'Magazine Illustration', and Dave Whamond and Jack Pittman in 'Advertising Illustration'. All these guys are amazing artists - go check out their sites!

Below are some of my submissions. Please click for a closer look.

Magazine Feature / Magazine Illustration

MAD Glee art by Anton Emdin

Glee parody splash page for Australian MAD (more on this piece here)

Rise of China cover art for The Spectator by Anton Emdin

'Rise of China' cover art for The Spectator Australia (more on this piece here)

Glenn Beck illustration for US MAD by Anton Emdin

'Insane Theories of Glenn Beck...' for US MAD (words by MAD, more on this piece here)

Beach scene for People Magazine (Australia)

Beach scene for People Magazine (Aust.) (more on this piece here)

Advertising Illustration

'Coco Holding Stamps' for Kelloggs Coco Pops by Anton Emdin

Coco Monkey for Kellogg's Coco Pops / JWT / The Drawing Book

NRMA foldout illustration by Anton Emdin

Foldout illustration for NRMA through Mercer-Bell & The Drawing Book (more on this piece here)

'Shrewd Gambler' character for Luxbet by Anton Emdin

'Shrewd Gambler' mascot for Luxbet through The Drawing Book (more on this piece here)

Wonderland Bakery characters by Anton Emdin

Wonderland Bakery characters for Agency 3-0 and The Drawing Book (more on this piece here)

The winners of these, and all the awards will be announced at the National Cartoonists Society’s 65th Annual Reuben Awards banquet in Boston on the 28th of May. I wish all the nominees the best of luck, and I can't wait to see all my American toony buddies for what should be a great long weekend!

For a full list of all the division nominees, please visit:

Thanks for stopping by, Anton