The fifth annual Glyph Comics Awards were handed out this weekend in Philadelphia at the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention. The big winners were Jay Potts, Aya, and Luke Cage. Complete winners below:
Story of the Year
Unknown Soldier #13-14; Joshua Dysart, writer, Pat Masioni, artist
Best Writer
Alex Simmons, Archie & Friends
Best Artist
Jay Potts, World of Hurt
Best Male Character
Isaiah Pastor, World of Hurt; created by Jay Potts, writer and artist
Best Female Character
Aya, Aya: The Secrets Come Out; created by Marguerite Abouet, writer, Clement Oubrerie, artist
Rising Star Award
Jay Potts, World of Hurt
Best Reprint Publication
Aya: The Secrets Come Out; Drawn & Quarterly

Best Cover
Luke Cage Noir #1; Tim Bradstreet, illustrator
Best Comic Strip
The K Chronicles; Keith Knight, writer and artist
Fan Award for Best Comic
Luke Cage Noir; Mike Benson & Adam Glass, writers, Shawn Martinbrough, artist