A host of superhero films were also nominated for Best Dramatic Presentation, including Black Panther, Infinity War, and Spider-Verse.
As reported earlier, Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda once again won the Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story, for Monstress, Volume 2: The Blood. The creative team won it last year for the inaugural volume, and the analysis and voting data can be found in my report from last year. The Hugo Awards are a fan […]
Wonder Woman also gets a Hugo
Here are all this year’s finalists.
Before we get into it… Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening, written by Marjorie Liu, illustrated by Sana Takeda, was awarded the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story, besting: Ms. Marvel, Volume 5: Super Famous, written by G. Willow Wilson, illustrated by Takeshi Miyazawa Saga, Volume 6, illustrated by Fiona Staples, written by Brian K. Vaughan, lettered by Fonografiks […]
Last weekend, MidAmeriCon II hosted the 2016 Worldcon, the 74th World Science Fiction Convention. Every year, the big gala is the Hugo Awards banquet. What makes the Hugos different from other awards is that it is voted on by fans, specifically those who have purchased memberships to Worldcon. The members vote on the nominees, usually receive […]
Before we get into it… Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal, written by G. Willow Wilson, illustrated by Adrian Alphona and Jake Wyatt, was awarded the 2015 Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story, besting: Saga Volume 3, written by Brian K. Vaughan, illustrated by Fiona Staples (Image Comics)) Rat Queens Volume 1: Sass and Sorcery, […]
The Hugo Awards, honoring the best in science fiction, were presented this weekend surrounded by a nebula of controversy. Amy Wallace has a lengthy write-up at Wired explaining everything, but the short version is… Well, there is no short version. The award nominations, which are open to attendees and supporters of the annual WorldCon, became […]
Here are this year’s nominees, along with the voting results from last year. (The Hugos release the data every year, giving an interesting peek behind the curtain.) Torsten AdairI’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading comics since 1974, collecting since 1984, and spreading the graphic novel gospel since 1994. […]
One of the privileges of attending WorldCon, the World Science Fiction Convention, is that you get to nominate and vote for the Hugo Awards. Awarded since the 1950s, the Hugo Award is one of the most prestigious awards in Science Fiction. The finalist for 2015 have been announced, and controversy erupted. But before we get to the […]