Photos From The 2018 Reubens Weekend In Philadelphia!

The Reuben Awards are the Oscars of professional cartooning. This past weekend my wife, Karen, and I attended the Reubens in beautiful downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania along with many other members of The National Cartoonists Society. This is a truly wonderful group of people that we are honored to call our friends. Here are some photos from the weekend celebration:
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Bodacious Thanks To Marceline, Missouri–Walt Disney’s Hometown!!

 

Main Street USA in Marceline, Missouri.

Walt Disney once said, “To tell the truth, more things of importance happened to me in Marceline than have happened since–or are likely to in the future.”

This past weekend I was bodaciously blessed to be in the wonderfully quaint town of Marceline, Missouri for Walt Disney’s Hometown Toonfest.  I have been a huge Walt Disney fan my entire life and I was deeply honored and touched to be asked to attend as a Guest Cartoonist, along with Barbara Dale, Mike and Patty Peraza and John Glynn.  All five of us gave individual presentations about cartooning; served as grand marshals in a parade down Marceline’s Main Street USA; received career awards for our contributions to cartooning; had the incredible honor of planting a tree near Walt Disney’s famous Dreaming Tree on the Disney Farm; toured Walt Disney Hometown Museum and the town of Marceline; drew on the walls of Disney’s Barn and the Toonfest office; and had samples of our work displayed in an international cartoon art show.  But most importantly, we met some of the kindest, most warm, wonderful, Disney-loving people in the entire world!
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