Speaking of literary awards, the LA Times Book Awards announced their finalists yesterday and the new graphic novel category yielded the following honorees:
Judges in the category were critic Douglas Wolk, novelist (and sometime graphic novelist) Joel Rose and novelist Ed Park.
Winners will be announced April 29th as part of the LA Times Festival of Books.
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