2011 ACP Cartooning Awards Finalists
New this year: ACP is honoring up to 10 entries in each category of the Individual Awards. The top five entries in each category have been announced as finalists, and will be announced as first through fifth place winners later at the fall ACP/CMA convention in Orlando. Up to five honorable mentions have additionally been awarded in each category. The honorable mentions are not ranked.
Judge's comments: The blend of outstanding artwork and clearly conceived concept result in a cartoon with undeniable impact.
Judge's comments: A funny editorial that's also topical, with grotesque art that's effective.
Judge's comments: Creative movie reference that works well with the cartoon's serious message and simple art.
Judge's comments: A great idea, nicely executed; lack of a caption works well here.
Judge's comments: Cute art that's a little simple but gets the point across. Good gag.
Judge's comments: Nice art with a good concept.
Judge's comments: Gorgeous artwork that's subtle and evocative.
Judge's comments: Straight-forward idea nicely presented.
Judge's comments: Visual is very striking.
Judge's comments: A different approach to an energy cartoon that's well thought-out.
Judge's comments: Art is very polished and writing is solid. Observational humor that takes its time.
Judge's comments: Nice art, really well executed. Very political in a smart way.
Judge's comments: Polished artwork with good use of color. Cat comics are done well without reverting to standard stereotypes.
Judge's comments: Bleak but well-written with wonderful art. Use of space and timing is very good.
Judge's comments: Edgy, complicated art with a solid indy feel. Humor is understated but writing is interesting.
Judge's comments: Nice subversion of the alphabet book concept.
Judge's comments: Writing is very natural, art is detailed without being too overdone.
Judge's comments: Clever, funny takeoff on Dr. Seuss.
Judge's comments: Funny gag that drew a laugh.
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