Reuben Awards Add an Online Category

Today the National Cartoonists Society announced the nominees for its Reuben Awards. This is the first year that the awards have included an online comics category. It’s a pretty big step for webcomics to be recognized by their print peers, one that is long overdue.

Tom Richmond, the president of the NCS, discussed the addition of the new category on his blog back in January (before we were reporting news).

The nominees are:

UPDATE 3/27/12: And of course Gary Tyrrell of Fleen was one of the judges.