Locus has the finalists for this year’s World Fantasy Awards. We’ll refrain from posting the entire list, but the Best Artist category includes some familiar names:

Kinuko Y. Craft
James Jean
Dave McKean
Edward Miller (Les Edwards)
John Jude Palencar

Also nominated: frequent comics annotator Jess Nevins in the SPECIAL AWARD, NON-PROFESSIONAL category for his Encyclopedia of Fantastic Victorniana; and The Beat‘s old pal Chris Roberson in SPECIAL AWARD, PROFESSIONAL for his Monkeybrain Books line, and in BEST ANTHOLOGY for Adventure Vol. 1. Congrats to all the nominees!
[Illo by John Jude Palencar]