For the third year in a row, Phil and Kaja Foglio’s Girl Genus won the Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story for Girl Genius, Volume 10: Agatha Heterodyne and the Guardian Muse. The awards were presented this weekend in Reno, NV at the WorldCon, the premier SF convention of the year.
Illustrator Shaun Tan won the Best Professional Artist award. Doctor Who “The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang,” written by Steven Moffat won Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form; INCEPTION won for Long Form. Brad W. Foster won Best Fan artist. Frequent comics commentator Lev Grossman won the John W. Campbell Award For Best New Writer for his Magicians novel series.
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.