Saturday night at SDCC the winners of the 208 Prism awards were announced, celebrating the best in LGBTQ comics. The awards are organized by PRISM COMICS and the CARTOON ART MUSEUM, with Prism Awards Chairperson, Maia Kobabe (Gender Queer: A Memoir), founder Ted Abenheim (Prism Comics) and Nina L. Taylor Kester (Cartoon Art Museum, Queer Comics […]
Historic Nomination at the Man Booker Prize for Nick Drnaso’s Graphic Novel Sabrina
The cartoonist behind A Fire Story and Mom’s Cancer
For the second year in a row, I was honored to be a judge for the Prism Awards, and here are the 2018 nominees! The Awards, presented by PRISM COMICS and the CARTOON ART MUSEUM, are given to comic works by queer authors and works that promote the growing body of diverse, powerful, innovative, positive or challenging representations […]
Fewer awards and a more structured nomination process for this year’s kudos.
The awards were presented at the Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival
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, […]