2016 Russ Manning Award nominees are announced and three of them are women


The wave of promising young female cartoonists that we’ve all been seeing change the face of comics got a bit of an endorsement with the release of this year’s nominees for the Russ Manning the Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award.

The Manning Award, as it’s commonly know, is presented every year at the San Diego Comic-Con as part of the Eisner Awards to “a comics artist who, early in his or her career, shows a superior knowledge and ability in the art of creating comics.”

The 2016 nominees are:

2015 Russ Manning Awards nominees announced


  This year’s nominees for the Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award (commonly referred to as The Manning Award) have been announced. And they are: The 2015 nominees are: Jorge Corona, artist of Feathers (Archaia), Goners (Image), and Teen Titans Go (DC) Vanesa R. Del Rey, artist of Hit (BOOM! Studios) GABO (Gabriel Bautista), artist of […]

2014 Russ Manning Award nominees announced


The year creepeth on and now the Russ Manning Award nominees has just been announced. Presented to “the most talented newcomer” this award, named after the legendary Tarzan artist, salutes up and coming artists. Nominees are selected by a committee consisting of representatives of the West Coast Comics Club and Comic-Con International. The winner is […]