Second Place John Locher Memorial Award

April 14, 2009

I was recently named the first runner-up for the 2009 John Locher Memorial award, given out by the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. Many congratulations to Jake Thompson, who was named the winner. I was also runner-up last year when Sam Ayres took home the award.

Here’s a little bit more about this award:

The AAEC/John Locher Memorial Award was founded in 1986 by members of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists(AAEC). They felt the need to establish an award that would not only honor the memory of John Locher but also would help discover young cartoonists and stimulate interest In editorial cartooning among college-age students In North America.
The Award was named in honor of the late son of Dick and Mary Locher. Dick is a Pulitzer-prize winning editorial cartoonist. He is also both the author and artist for the “Dick Tracy” comic strip.

For a list of all the previous winners, here’s a link to the AAEC website.

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