This weekend saw the annual Glyph Awards Ceremony take place in Philadelphia, at the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention. The awards champion and celebrate the best in comics made by, for, and about Black people, although the nominations are not exclusively limited to black creators.
Comics pros eligible to vote in the 2013 Harvey Awards now have a full list of final nominees to consider, and have until August 19 to cast their votes online. Marvel's Hawkeye, by Matt Fraction, David Aja and others, and Image's Saga, by Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples and others, tied for the most nominations with seven each, including best writer, best artist and best single issue. Both books also earned nods for best new series and best continuing series.
The Harvey Awards were given out this weekend at Baltimore Comic-Con, and just like at the Eisners, it was a good night for Marvel's Daredevil series, with the title winning Best New Series, Best Continuing Series, Best Writer and Best Inker. Other big winners included Kate Beaton and JH Williams. Click through for a full list of who took home awards this year.From the official list of winners:
This year's Will Eisner Comic Industry Award winners were announced last evening at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel during San Diego Comic-Con International. Eisners were awarded across more than 30 categories, honoring creators, editors, journalists and retailers alike. Some highlights
Carla Speed McNeil's Finder: Voice, the most recent collection from her series spanning some 18 years of stories, has been named as a winner in this year's Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, beating out nominated books from creators like Dave McKean and Jim Woodring to be named as the best graphic novel of 2011.Finder: Voice, Dark Horse's February 2011 print collection of McNeil's Eisner Awar
The nominees were announced this week for the Harvey Awards, a comics industry prize that has seen its share of controversy both for its nomination process and the somewhat haphazard results it often pro