Nominees from five countries were selected for this year’s honor.
Other newly-minted inductees include JK Rowling, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and The Legend of Zelda.
Well, it’s about time. Joye Murchison Kelly and Dorothy Roubicek Woolfolk are the joint winners of the 2018 Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing – the first women winners in the award’s 13-year history. Kelly, 90, will be on hand to accept the award at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Her work […]
Every two years, the city of Erlangen, Germany hosts the Erlangen Comics Salon. The 18th edition was held May 31-June 3. In a nutshell, it’s the German version of Angoulême. It’s not as crazy or as big, as the German comics scene is about ten years behind the United States in development. (Which is curious, […]
Over the Memorial Day Weekend the annual Reuben Awards were presented and animator Glen Keane won The Reuben for cartoonist of the year. Best known for his groundbreaking animation for Disney (includingThe Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, Tarzan and Tangled), and his oscar winning short Dear Basketball. Keane is also a second generation winner, as his father Bil […]
Stan is best known for his long-running Usagi Yojimbo feature.
The winners will be announced at Comic Con Revolution Ontario.
Ruben Bolling’s political comic strip Tom The Dancing Bug has won the 2018 Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism in the Cartoon category. The Award is given for “work reporting on issues of human rights and social justice.” Bolling previously won the 2017 Herblock Prize for Editorial Cartooning, and the 2014 Gold Medal from the […]
The shortlist for the annual Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids’ Comics has been announced by Kids Read Comics. The winner will be announced at the Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival in June. Judges seek out excellent comics aimed at school-aged children and young teens and score the work on four main criteria: Quality, Timelessness, […]
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 […]