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Reuben Awards 2015

Every year, on Memorial Day weekend, The National Cartoonists Society presents its highest award, “The Reuben” named after the organization’s founder Rube Goldberg, to the “Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year.”  Recent locations for the ceremony have been Boston, Las Vegas, Pittsburgh, San Diego and, this year, the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. “Silver Reuben” Division Award plaques were also presented to cartoonists in fifteen different genres. For a complete list of winners go to: http://www.reuben.org/2015/05/reuben-awards-winners-2015/
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The Tracy Twins – 1957

Three years after Hi and Lois started, Dik Browne moved his family from 106 Rynda Road in South Orange, New Jersey to 85 Rivergate Drive in Wilton, Connecticut.

Dik’s studio was in the basement of the house in Wilton. “It was a very informal set up, not meant for public viewing – a private workshop,” Chance Browne recollected. “It was right next to the laundry and all of the chaos that engenders coming and going. He would just get up early and stay up late every day. He was pretty much a full time worker. If he was awake, he was at the table.”
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Mother’s Day Coupons

If you haven’t decided on a Mother’s Day gift yet, here is a Sunday page that might come in handy.

Hi and Lois Sunday page, May 14, 2000.

Hi and Lois Sunday page, May 14, 2000.

Hi, Chip, Trixie, Dot and Ditto had their work cut out for them on this particular Mother’s Day after Lois decided to use all of her credits right away. Chance designed the coupons to look like Dot and Ditto drew them and added spaced borders to encourage readers to cut them out. We have no idea if anyone ever did.
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