Ahead of the ceremony, which will be streamed on Friday, October 9th at 7:50 pm EDT / 4:50 PM PDT, the 2020 Harvey Awards winners have been announced, and it was a big win for Gene Yuen Yang, who won in two categories. You can see the list of nominees here. The complete list of winners:
- Book of the Year: DRAGON HOOPS by Gene Luen Yang (First Second)
- Digital Book of the Year: THE NIB edited by Matt Bors (thenib.com)
- Best Children or Young Adult Book: Superman Smashes the Klan by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru (DC Comics)
- Best Manga: WITCH HAT ATELIER by Kamome Shirahama (Kodansha Comics)
- Best International Book: (Drawn and Quarterly)
- Best Adaptation from a Comic Book/Graphic Novel: WATCHMEN by HBO, based on Watchmen (DC Comics)
The virtual 2020 Harvey Awards — with acceptance speeches by the winners — will be part of New York Comic Con/ Metaverse and the event will be hosted by award-winning author and producer Vivek Tiwary. For more details, visit findthemetaverse.com/schedule.
- Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy)
- Jill Thompson (Scary Godmother)
- The founding members of Milestone Media – Denys Cowan, Derek T. Dingle, Michael Davis, and the late Dwayne McDuffie.