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 […]
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.