Saturday night saw the Stumptown Awards handed out by host Bobby “Fatboy” Roberts as part of the annual festival. And here they are!
Jonathan Case, Green River Killer
Brandon Graham, Prophet
Jaime Hernandez, Love and Rockets
Stan Sakai, Usagi Yojimbo: Fox Hunt
Best Colorist<br />
Dave Stewart, Hellboy: House of the Living Dead; Chimichanga
Best Publication Design
Petrograd, Tyler Crook and Keith Wood
Lies Grownups Told Me edited by Nomi Kane, Jen Vaughn, Caitlin M.
Best Small Press
Fugue #1 by Beth Hetland
Best New Talent
Jonathan Case, Dear Creature, Green River Killer
Vic Boone by Shawn Aldridge, Geoffo Panda
Nominees in each category were chosen by a panel of judges consisting of comics industry professionals, journalists, and retailers, and then voted on by the comics-reading public. Congrats to all.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.