ORANGE, CA — LIBERTY MEADOWS creator Frank Cho received two
awards from the National Cartoonists Society this weekend. Cho was among
thirteen cartoonists honored with special plaques for excellence within
their division and the only cartoonist to win two awards at the 56th Annual
Reuben Awards Weekend, held this year in Cancun, Mexico.
In addition to the award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year (which was
presented to Zits creator Jerry Scott), cartoonists in various professional
divisions were also honored with special plaques for excellence. Cho picked
up two plaques – one for his ongoing Liberty Meadows comic book and
the other for The Frank Cho Illustrator.
Cho has also won or been nominated for the following awards: Eisner, Harvey,
Charles Schulz plaque for Excellence in Cartooning, Scripps-Howard, Ignatz,
and the National Cartoonist Society awards.
LIBERTY MEADOWS will be published by Image Comics beginning with issue #27,
on sale in August. Image will also issue a trade paperback collection of the
series’ first nine issues, LIBERTY MEADOWS BOOK ONE: EDEN, in July.
The National Cartoonists Society is the world’s largest and most prestigious
organization of professional cartoonists. Founded in 1946, the NCS today
includes more than 600 of the world’s major cartoonists in its membership
roster. NCS members work in many branches of the profession, including comic
strips, comic books, comic panels, editorial cartoons, animation, gag
cartoons, greeting cards, advertising, humorous magazine and book
illustration, sports cartoons and more. The official headquarters of the
National Cartoonists Society is in New York City. There are 12 chartered and
active Regional Chapters around the country.
More information about the NCS and Reuben Awards can be found on the
National Cartoonists Society’s Web site at www.reuben.org
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