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2007 Harvey Award noms

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The other major comic book awards noms, the creator chosen Harvey’s have just been announce. We didn’t count p the noms,but it looks like Don Rosa was the big winner, with five noms for Best Writer, Best Artist, Best Cartoonist, Best Cover Artist and Special Humor Award.

The 2007 Harvey Awards Nominees have been announced with the release of the final ballot, presented by the Executive Committees of the Harvey Awards and the Baltimore Comic-Con. Named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, one of the industry’s most innovative talents, the Harvey Awards recognize outstanding work in comics and sequential art. They will be presented September 8, 2007 in Baltimore , MD , in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con.

BEST WRITER
* Ed Brubaker | DAREDEVIL | Marvel Comics
* Grant Morrison | ALL-STAR SUPERMAN | DC Comics
* Steve Murphy | UMBRA | Image Comics
* Don Rosa | UNCLE SCROOGE | Gemstone Publishing
* William Van Horn | WALT DISNEY COMICS & STORIES | Gemstone Publishing
* Brian K. Vaughn | Y: THE LAST MAN | DC/Vertigo

BEST ARTIST
* Brian Fies | MOM’S CANCER | Abrams
* Renee French | THE TICKING | Top Shelf
* Stuart Immonen | NEXTWAVE: AGENTS OF HATE | Marvel Comics
* Frank Quitely | ALL-STAR SUPERMAN | DC Comics
* Don Rosa | UNCLE SCROOGE | Gemstone Publishing
* William Van Horn | WALT DISNEY COMICS & STORIES | Gemstone Publishing

BEST CARTOONIST
* Jaime Hernandez | LOVE & ROCKETS | Fantagraphics
* Kevin Huizenga | CURSES | Drawn & Quarterly
* Bryan Lee O’Malley | SCOTT PILGRIM & THE INFINITE SADNESS | Oni Press
* Don Piraro | BIZARRO | King Features Syndicate
* Don Rosa | UNCLE SCROOGE | Gemstone Publishing
* William Van Horn | WALT DISNEY COMICS & STORIES | Gemstone Publishing

BEST LETTERER
* Jon Babcock | UNCLE SCROOGE | Gemstone Comics
* Chris Eliopoulos | FRANKLIN RICHARDS | Marvel Comics
* Hope Larson | GRAY HORSES | Oni Press
* Troy Peteri | NECROMANCER | Marvel Comics
* Stan Sakai | USAGI YOJIMBO | Dark Horse Comics
* Willie Schubert | WALT DISNEY COMICS & STORIES | Gemstone Publishing

BEST INKER
* Jaime Hernandez | LOVE & ROCKETS | Fantagraphics
* Ryan Kelly | LOCAL | Oni Press
* Steve Leialoha | FABLES | DC/Vertigo
* Danny Miki | ETERNALS | Marvel Comics
* Joe Weems | HUNTER-KILLER | Top Cow / Image

BEST COLORIST
* Susan Daigle-Leach | WALT DISNEY COMICS & STORIES | Gemstone Publishing
* Steve Firchow | HUNTER-KILLER | Top Cow / Image
* Jamison Services | WILL EISNER’S THE SPIRIT, VOLUME 19 | DC Comics
* Lark Pien | AMERICAN BORN CHINESE | First Second
* Scott Rockwell | UNCLE SCROOGE | Gemstone Publishing

BEST COVER ARTIST
* John Cassaday | ASTONISHING X-MEN | Marvel Comics
* James Jean | FABLES | DC/Vertigo
* J.G. Jones | 52 | DC Comics
* Don Rosa | UNCLE SCROOGE | Gemstone Publishing
* Marc Silvestri | HUNTER-KILLER | Top Cow / Image

BEST NEW TALENT (Representative work listed)
* Lilli Carré | TALES OF WOODSMAN PETE | Top Shelf
* Brian Fies | MOM’S CANCER | Abrams
* Alexa Kitchen | DRAWING COMICS IS EASY! (EXCEPT WHEN IT’S HARD) | DKP
* Matthew Loux | SIDESCROLLERS | Oni Press
* Stjepan Sejic | WITCHBLADE | Top Cow / Image

BEST NEW SERIES
* CIVIL WAR | Marvel Comics
* 52 | DC Comics
* NECROMANCER | Top Cow / Image
* THE SPIRIT | DC Comics
* WASTELAND | Oni Press

BEST CONTINUING OR LIMITED SERIES
* DAREDEVIL | Marvel Comics
* LOCAL | Oni Press
* THE SPIRIT | DC Comics
* UMBRA | Image Comics
* WALT DISNEY COMICS & STORIES | Gemstone Publishing

BEST SYNDICATED STRIP OR PANEL
* ANTIQUES: THE COMIC STRIP | J.C. Vaughn, Brendan Fraim & Brian Fraim | Hero Initiative
* DOONESBURY | Garry Trudeau | Universal Press Syndicate
* THE K CHRONICLES | Keith Knight | United Comics / Salon.com
* MAAKIES | Tony Millionaire | Self-syndicated
* MUTTS | Patrick McDonnell | King Features Syndicate

BEST ANTHOLOGY
* THE BEST AMERICAN COMICS | Houghton Mifflin
* FLIGHT, VOL. 3 | Ballantine Books
* HOTWIRE COMIX AND CAPERS | Fantagraphics
* MOME | Fantagraphics
* WALT DISNEY COMICS & STORIES | Gemstone Publishing

BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM – PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED
* ABSOLUTE NEW FRONTIER | DC
* CASTLE WAITING | Fantagraphics
* THE EC ARCHIVES: WEIRD SCIENCE | Gemstone Publishing
* GHOST OF HOPPERS | Fantagraphics
* POLLY & THE PIRATES | Oni Press

BEST SINGLE ISSUE OR STORY
* CIVIL WAR # 1 | Marvel Comics
* FUN HOME : A FAMILY TRAGICOMIC | Houghton Mifflin
* GANGES # 1 | Fantagraphics
* MOM’S CANCER | Abrams
* PRIDE OF BAGHDAD | DC/Vertigo
* SCHIZO #4 | Fantagraphics
* SOLO #11 | DC Comics

BEST AMERICAN EDITION OF FOREIGN MATERIAL
* ABANDON THE OLD IN TOKYO | Yoshihiro Tatsumi | Drawn and Quarterly
* KAMPUNG BOY | Lat | First Second
* KLEZMER: BOOK ONE: TALES OF THE WILD EAST | Joann Sfar | First Second
* MOOMIN | Tove Jansson | Drawn and Quarterly
* ODE TO KIRIHITO | Osamu Tezuka | Vertical

BEST ONLINE COMICS WORK
* AMERICAN ELF | James Kochalka | americanelf.com
* THE CHELATION KID | Robert Tinnell & Craig A. Taillefer | webcomicsnation.com/taillefer/chelation_kid/series.php
* GIRL GENIUS | Phil & Kaja Foglio | www.girlgeniusonline.com
* PERRY BIBLE FELLOWSHIP | Nicholas Gurewitch | www.thepbf.com
* PVP | Scott Kurtz | www.pvponline.com

SPECIAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRESENTATION
* THE ABSOLUTE SANDMAN | DC Comics
* CARTOON AMERICA : COMIC ART IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS | Abrams
* THE EC ARCHIVES: WEIRD SCIENCE and SHOCK SUSPENSTORIES | Gemstone Publishing
* THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE MCDUCK COMPANION | Gemstone Publishing
* LOST GIRLS | Top Shelf
* POPEYE : I YAM WHAT I YAM | Fantagraphics

BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM – ORIGINAL
* AMERICAN BORN CHINESE | Gene Luen Yang | First Second
* BILLY HAZELNUTS | Tony Millionaire | Fantagraphics
* FUN HOME: A FAMILY TRAGICOMIC | Alison Bechdel | Houghton Mifflin
* PRIDE OF BAGHDAD | Brian K. Vaughn & Nino Henrichon | DC/Vertigo
* SCOTT PILGRIM & THE INFINITE SADNESS | Bryan Lee O’Malley | Oni Press

BEST DOMESTIC REPRINT PROJECT
* COMPLETE CHESTER GOULD’S DICK TRACY | IDW Press
* COMPLETE PEANUTS | Fantagraphics
* EC ARCHIVES | Gemstone Publishing
* POPEYE: I YAM WHAT I YAM | Fantagraphics
* WALT & SKEEZIX | Drawn and Quarterly

SPECIAL AWARD FOR HUMOR IN COMICS
* Evan Dorkin | DORK | SLG Publishing
* Michael Kupperman | TALES DESIGNED TO THRIZZLE | Fantagraphics
* Bryan Lee O’Malley | SCOTT PILGRIM & THE INFINITE SADNESS | Oni Press
* Don Piraro | BIZARRO | King Features Syndicate
* Don Rosa | UNCLE SCROOGE | Gemstone Publishing

BEST BIOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, OR JOURNALISTIC PRESENTATION
* ART OUT OF TIME: UNKNOWN COMIC VISIONARIES 1900-1969 | Abrams
* COMIC ART | Buenaventura Press
* THE COMICS JOURNAL | Fantagraphics
* MAKING COMICS | HarperCollins
* OVERSTREET COMICS BOOK PRICE GUIDE | Gemstone Publishing


Nominations for the Harvey Awards are selected exclusively by creators – those who write, draw, ink, letter, color, design, edit or are otherwise involved in a creative capacity in the comics field. They are the only industry awards both nominated by and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. Professionals who participate will be joining nearly 2,000 other comics professionals in honoring the outstanding comics achievements of 2006. Thank you to all that have already participated by submitting a nomination ballot.

Final ballots are due to the Harvey Awards by Friday, August 3, 2007. Full details for submission of completed ballots can be found on the final ballot. Voting is open to anyone involved in a creative capacity within the comics field. Final ballots are available for download at www.harveyawards.org. Those without internet access may request that paper ballots be sent to them via mail or fax by calling the Baltimore Comic-Con (410-526-7410) or e-mailing baltimorecomicccon@yahoo.com.

This will be the second year for the Harvey Awards in Baltimore , MD. Our Master of Ceremonies will be Kyle Baker. Look for more details soon on how you can attend the Harvey Awards dinner.

This year’s Baltimore Comic-Con will be held September 8-9, 2007. Convention hours are Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. The ceremony and banquet for the 2007 Harvey Awards will be held Saturday night, September 8.

For additional information about the Harvey Kurtzman and the Harvey Awards, visit www.harveyawards.org.

For additional information about the Baltimore Comic-Con, visit www.comicon.com/baltimore

For additional information about Kyle Baker, visit www.kylebaker.com

  1. When dealing with comics, the distinction between “best artist” and “best cartoonist” escapes me – and I see it escaped the nominators too, with Rosa and Van Horn in both categories.

  2. Gemstone is the new Miramax? Or local favorite?

    A good list, and hosted by Kyle Baker! Looks like I’ll be going to Balmer, Merlin!

  3. Look at all the nominations for Gemstone. Doesn’t Steve Geppi own Gemstone? Where are this year’s Harveys being presented again? Oh yeah…

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