Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning
has been awarded since Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning 1922 for a distinguished cartoon or portfolio of cartoons published during the year, characterized by originality, editorial effectiveness, quality of drawing, and pictorial effect.
Rollin Kirby , 1922: for "On the Road to Moscow."
New York World no award given
1923: 1924: Jay Norwood Darling, Des Moines Register and Tribune for "In Good Old USA."
Rollin Kirby , 1925: for "News from the Outside World."
New York World D. R. Fitzpatrick , 1926: for "The Laws of Moses and the Laws of Today."
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Nelson Harding , 1927: for "Toppling the Idol."
Brooklyn Daily Eagle Nelson Harding , 1928: for "May His Shadow Never Grow Less."
Brooklyn Daily Eagle Rollin Kirby , 1929: for "Tammany."
New York World Charles R. Macauley , 1930: for "Paying for a Dead Horse."
Brooklyn Daily Eagle Edmund Duffy , 1931: for "An Old Struggle Still Going On."
Baltimore Sun 1932: John T. McCutcheon, for "A Wise Economist Asks a Question."
Chicago Tribune H. M. Talburt , 1933: Washington Daily News for "The Light of Asia."
Edmund Duffy , 1934: for "California Points with Pride!"
Baltimore Sun Ross A. Lewis , 1935: for "Sure, I'll Work for Both Sides."
Milwaukee Journal no award given
1936: C. D. Batchelor , 1937: for "Come on in, I'll treat you right. I used to know your Daddy."
New York Daily News Vaughn Shoemaker , 1938: for "The Road Back."
Chicago Daily News Charles G. Werner , 1939: Daily Oklahoman for "Nomination for 1938."
Edmund Duffy , 1940: for "The Outstretched Hand."
Baltimore Sun Jacob Burck , 1941: for "If I Should Die Before I Wake."
Chicago Times 1942: Herbert Lawrence Block (Herblock), for "British Plane"
NEA service 1943: Jay Norwood Darling, Des Moines Register and Tribune for "What a Place For a Waste Paper Salvage Campaign."
Clifford K. Berryman , 1944: Evening Star (Washington D.C.) for "Where Is the Boat Going?"
Sergeant 1945: Bill Mauldin, United Feature Syndicate, Inc. for distinguished service as a cartoonist, as exemplified by the cartoon entitled, "Fresh, spirited American troops, flushed with victory, are bringing in thousands of hungry, ragged, battle-weary prisoners," in the series entitled, "Up Front With Mauldin."
Bruce Alexander Russell , 1946: for "Time to Bridge That Gulch."
Los Angeles Times Vaughn Shoemaker , 1947: for his cartoon, "Still Racing His Shadow."
Chicago Daily News Reuben L. Goldberg , 1948: for "Peace Today."
New York Sun Lute Pease , 1949: Newark Evening News for "Who Me?"
James T. Berryman , 1950: Evening Star (Washington D.C.) for "All Set for a Super-Secret Session in Washington."
Reg (Reginald W.) Manning , 1951: for "Hats."
Arizona Republic Fred L. Packer , 1952: New York Mirror for "Your Editors Ought to Have More Sense Than to Print What I Say !"
Edward D. Kuekes , 1953: for "Aftermath ."
Cleveland Plain Dealer 1954: Herbert Lawrence Block (Herblock), Washington Post and Times-Herald for a cartoon depicting the robed figure of Death saying to Stalin after he died, "You Were Always A Great Friend of Mine, Joseph."
Daniel R. Fitzpatrick , 1955: , for a cartoon published on St. Louis Post-Dispatch June 8, 1954 entitled, "How Would Another Mistake Help?" showing Uncle Sam, bayoneted rifle in hand, pondering whether to wade into a black marsh bearing the legend " French Mistakes in Indo-China." The award is also given for distinguished body of the work of Mr. Fitzpatrick in both 1954 and his entire career.
Robert York , 1956: Louisville Times for his cartoon, "Achilles" showing a bulging figure of American prosperity tapering to a weak heel labeled "Farm Prices."
Tom Little , 1957: for "Wonder Why My Parents Didn't Give Me Salk Shots?" published on Nashville Tennessean January 12, 1956.
Bruce M. Shanks , 1958: Buffalo Evening News for "The Thinker," published on August 10, 1957, depicting the dilemma of union membership when confronted by racketeering leaders in some labor unions.
1959: William H. (Bill) Mauldin, for "I won the Nobel Prize for Literature. What was your crime ?" published on St. Louis Post-Dispatch October 30, 1958.
no award given
1960: Carey Orr , 1961: for "The Kindly Tiger," published on Chicago Tribune October 8, 1960.
1962: Edmund S. Valtman, Hartford Times for "What You Need, Man, Is a Revolution Like Mine," published on August 31, 1961.
Frank Miller , 1963: for a cartoon which showed a world destroyed with one ragged figure calling to another: "I said we sure settled that dispute, didn't we!"
Des Moines Register 1964: Paul Conrad, for his editorial cartooning during the past year.
The Denver Post no award given
1965: Don Wright , 1966: Miami News for "You Mean You Were Bluffing?"
1967: Patrick B. Oliphant, for "They Won't Get Us To The Conference Table . . . Will They?" published Denver Post February 1, 1966.
Eugene Gray Payne , 1968: Charlotte Observer for his editorial cartooning in 1967.
John Fischetti , 1969: for his editorial cartooning in Chicago Daily News 1968.
Thomas F. Darcy , 1970: , for his editorial cartooning during Newsday 1969.
1971: Paul Conrad, for his editorial cartooning during Los Angeles Times 1970.
Jeffrey K. MacNelly , 1972: Richmond News-Leader for his editorial cartooning during 1971.
no award given
1973: Paul Szep , 1974: for his editorial cartooning during 1973.
Boston Globe 1975: Garry Trudeau, Universal Press Syndicate , for his cartoon strip Doonesbury.
Tony Auth , 1976: for "O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain," published on Philadelphia Inquirer July 22, 1975.
Paul Szep , 1977:
Boston Globe Jeffrey K. MacNelly , 1978: Richmond News Leader
Herbert L. Block , 1979: for the body of his work.
Washington Post Don Wright , 1980: Miami News
1981: Mike Peters,
Dayton Daily News (Dayton, Ohio) Ben Sargent , 1982: Austin American-Statesman
Richard Locher , 1983:
Chicago Tribune 1984: Paul Conrad,
Los Angeles Times 1985: Jeff MacNelly,
Chicago Tribune 1986: Jules Feiffer, Village Voice (New York City)
1987: Berke Breathed, Washington Post Writers Group
Doug Marlette , 1988: and Atlanta Constitution Charlotte Observer
Jack Higgins , 1989:
Chicago Sun-Times 1990: Tom Toles, for his work during the year as exemplified by the cartoon " Buffalo News First Amendment."
1991: Jim Borgman,
Cincinnati Enquirer Signe Wilkinson , 1992: Philadelphia Daily News
Stephen R. Benson , 1993:
Arizona Republic Michael P. Ramirez , 1994: Commercial Appeal (Tennessee) for his trenchant cartoons on contemporary issues.
Mike Luckovich , 1995:
Atlanta Constitution Jim Morin , 1996:
Miami Herald Walt Handelsman , 1997: Times-Picayune
Stephen P. Breen , 1998: Asbury Park Press
David Horsey , 1999:
Seattle Post-Intelligencer Joel Pett , 2000:
Lexington Herald-Leader 2001: Ann Telnaes, Los Angeles Times Syndicate
Clay Bennett , 2002:
Christian Science Monitor David Horsey , 2003: for his perceptive cartoons executed with a distinctive style and sense of humor.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer Matt Davies , 2004: Journal News (White Plains, New York) for his piercing cartoons on an array of topics, drawn with a fresh, original style.
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