It looks like award season for comics is in full swing, and here’s another prize announcement: The 2012 SPACE PRizes, given to the best of books collected from the SPACE Festival in Columbus Ohio. And the winners are:
General Category 1st Place (Tie)
Kiss & Tell A Romantic Resume Ages 0 to 22 Harper Perennial MariNaomi P.O.Box 30029 San Francisco CA 94133 $16.00
No One is Safe Kreider-Wirick LLC Katherine Wirick katherine.kreider-wirick.com $35.00
Wild Child #1 Fight or Flight M Young www.kindlinquarterly.com $8.50
Minicomic / Short Story Category
And Then One Day #9
Elephant Eater Comics
East Lansing MI 48826
“The Only Two” from Panel #18 Ferret Press Writer: Tony Goins Artist: Andy Bennett 510 E. Clearview Ave. Worthington OH 43085 itradedmyeyes.com $4.00
As Eavesdropped #3 Suzanne Baumann P.O.Box 12096 Hamtramck MI 48212 fridge-mag.com $1.00
The Comicverse Awakening Comics Writer: Bianca Alu-Marr Artist: Steve Peters www.awakeningcomics.com
Winners of the General category receive a cash bonus of $300 and a plaque; Webcomic and Minicomics/Short Story received $100 each and a plaque. All will be presented at the SPACE Prize presentation at SPACE 2013 on April 13, 2013.
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.