The nominees for this year's Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year are "Speed Bump" creator Dave Coverly, Mad Magazine Veteran Al Jaffee, and "Bizarro" Creator Dan Piraro. The winner will be announced at the 62nd Reuben Awards Ceremony, to be held in New Orleans May 25.
And nominees for most of the dozen NCS Division Award categories have been announced. The list should be complete in the next day or two. More here.
UPDATE: Related: a New York Times Al Jaffee interview.