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Jack Davis Wins Reuben Award As Outstanding Cartoonist Of The Year

Presented by the National Cartoonists Society, the 55th Annual Reuben Awards have taken place in Boca Raton, Florida, the home of the International Museum of Cartoon Art. The three-day event climaxed on May 26, 2001 with the presentation of the Reuben Award to the outstanding cartoonist of the year. Jack Davis, best known for advertising illustration and work in MAD Magazine, is the winner of the 55th Annual Reuben Award, the highest honor in the cartooning profession. The Society also presented the Gold Key/Hall of Fame Award to Arnold Roth for fifty years of cartooning excellence. Roth is best known for his work in Esquire, Playboy and Punch magazines. Thirteen awards for excellence were presented in divisions including editorial cartooning, animation, comic strips, magazine gags, comic books and a newly established new media division. The Television Animation Award went to Gary Baseman for TEACHER'S PET. The Feature Animation Award went to Eric Goldberg, design, direction and animation for the "Rhapsody in Blue" segment of Disneys FANTASIA 2000. For a complete list of winners visit: