The 2018 Eisner Award nominations are out, and it’s a MONSTROUS years, with Emil Ferris’s My Favorite Thing is Monsters continuing its awards rampage with five nominations and Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda also garnering five nods. Image and Fantagraphics led the way with 16 nominations each. This year’s nominations have some deep cuts […]
The LA Times Book Prizes were presented over the weekend and the winner in the GN category was Leslie Stein’s Present, published by Drawn & Quarterly. It’s a lovely slice of life comic about Stein’s musings on Brooklyn, her mother and all those other beloved quotidian joys and annoyances. The comics were originally published on […]
The 2018 Glyph Award nominees have been announced, rewarding the best in black-themed comics. Winners will be presented at the ECBACC convention on May 19th. Judges for this year’s awards include Shenkarr Davis, André LeRoy Davis, M. Asli Dukan, Micheline Hess, Regine Sawyer and Alex Simmons. STORY OF THE YEAR A.W.O.L.; Elvira Carrizal-Dukes, writer, […]
A look at how the award winning graphic narrative came to be.
The best in Canadian comics 2018 edition is saluted by these annual awards.
Looks like recruiting literary talent to the comics world worked.
The winners of the sixth annual Cartoonist Studio Prize (presented by Slate Book Review and the Center for Cartoon Studies) have been announced. Keren Katz won in the print category for The Academic Hour(Secret Acres),an unsettling tale of an unusual school drawn in Katz’ wispy, evocative art.
Here are all this year’s finalists.
Another award has been added to the comics kudos circuit, and it aims to be a prestigious one. Pop Culture Classroom, the educational non-profit behind Denver Comic Con, is promoting the Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards. The awards hope to “help grow awareness, legitimacy and respect for the comics medium, the graphic novel format and its creators, […]
Prize season is underway, and here’s the sixth annual Cartoonist Studio Prize shortlists, courtesy of Slate Book Review and the Center for Cartoon Studies, Winners will be announced on March 30. 10 nominees were selected in each of two categories, print and web. I’m proud to say we spotlighted several of the webcomics shortlist in our […]