2015 HARVEY AWARD nominees announced

 

from the official press release . . . . . . . . .

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - July 5, 2016 - The 2016 Harvey Awards Nominees have been announced with the release of the final ballot representing the input of the voters, presented by the Executive Committees of the Harvey Awards and the Baltimore Comic-Con. Named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, one of the industry's most innovative talents, the Harvey Awards recognize outstanding work in comics and sequential art. They will be presented September 3, 2016 in Baltimore, MD, in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con.
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The Harvey Awards may be voted on exclusively by Comic-Book creators, those who write, draw, ink, color, letter, design, edit, or are otherwise professionally involved in the creative aspect of comics, online or in print. The Harvey Awards are the only industry awards both nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. Thank you to all that have already participated by submitting a nomination ballot. Final ballots are due to the Harvey Awards by Monday, August 8, 2016. Full submission instructions can be found on the final ballot.

Voting is open to anyone professionally involved in a creative capacity within the comics field. 

This will be the eleventh year for the Harvey Awards in Baltimore, MD. Look for more details soon as to how you can attend the Harvey Awards dinner. 

This year's Baltimore Comic-Con will be held September 2-4, 2016. The ceremony and banquet for the 2016 Harvey Awards will be held Saturday night, September 3rd.

Without further delay, the 2015 Harvey Award Nominees:

 

BEST LETTERER

 

____ Aubrey Aiese, LUMBERJANES, BOOM! Box/BOOM! Studios

____ Dave Lanphear, DIVINITY, Valiant Entertainment

____ Patricia Martin, WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR, Valiant Entertainment

____ Dave Sharpe, NINJAK, Valiant Entertainment

____ John Workman, RAGNAROK, IDW Publishing

 

BEST COLORIST

 

____ Laura Allred, SILVER SURFER, Marvel Comics

____ Ulises Arreola, NINJAK, Valiant Entertainment

____ David Baron, DIVINITY, Valiant Entertainment

____ Jordie Bellaire, INJECTION, Image Comics

____ Laura Martin, RAGNAROK, IDW Publishing

____ Brian Reber, X-O MANOWAR, Valiant Entertainment

 

BEST SYNDICATED STRIP or PANEL

 

____ BIZARRO, Dan Piraro, King Features Syndicate

____ BLOOM COUNTY, Berkeley Breathed, Universal Uclick

____ DICK TRACY, Joe Staton and Mike Curtis, Tribune Content Agency

____ MUTTS, Patrick McDonnell, King Features Syndicate

____ PEARLS BEFORE SWINE, Stephan Pastis, Universal Uclick

____ PHOEBE AND HER UNICORN, Dana Simpson, Universal Uclick

____ ZIPPY THE PINHEAD, Bill Griffith, King Features Syndicate

 

BEST ONLINE COMICS WORK

 

____ ALBERT THE ALIEN, Trevor Mueller and Gabriel Bautista http://albertthealien.com

____ BATTLEPUG, Mike Norton  http://battlepug.com/comic/2016/6/17/epilogue

____ BLOOM COUNTY 2015, Berkeley Breathed  http://www.gocomics.com/bloom-county/

____ OH JOY SEX TOY, Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan  http://www.ohjoysextoy.com

____ ZOMBIE BOY, Mark Stokes  http://www.zombieboycomics.com  

 

BEST AMERICAN EDITION of FOREIGN MATERIAL

 

____ CORTO MALTESE: BEYOND THE WINDY ISLES, IDW Publishing

____ ONE PUNCH MAN, Viz

____ THE REALIST, Archaia/BOOM! Studios

____ SHOWA 1953-1989: A HISTORY OF JAPAN, Drawn & Quarterly

____ TWO BROTHERS, Dark Horse Books

 

BEST INKER

 

____ Klaus Janson, DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE, DC Comics

____ Seth Mann, NINJAK, Valiant Entertainment

____ Danny Miki, BATMAN, DC Comics

____ Tom Palmer, BLOODSHOT REBORN, Valiant Entertainment

____ Joe Rivera, THE VALIANT, Valiant Entertainment

____ Ryan Winn, DIVINITY, Valiant Entertainment

 

BEST NEW SERIES

 

____ ARCHIE, Archie Comics

____ BLOODSHOT REBORN, Valiant Entertainment

____ GIANT DAYS, BOOM! Box/BOOM! Studios

____ PAPER GIRLS, Image Comics

____ THE VISION, Marvel Comics

 

MOST PROMISING NEW TALENT

 

____ Raul Allen, WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR, Valiant Entertainment

____ Robert Gill, BOOK OF DEATH, Valiant Entertainment

____ Tom King, THE VISION, Marvel Comics

____ Dan Mora, KLAUS, BOOM! Studios

____ Lissa Treiman, GIANT DAYS, BOOM! Studios

 

SPECIAL AWARD FOR HUMOR IN COMICS

 

____ James Asmus, QUANTUM AND WOODY MUST DIE!, Valiant Entertainment

____ Elliott Kalan, UNITY #25, Valiant Entertainment

____ Michael Kupperman, UNITY #25, Valiant Entertainment

____ Rafer Roberts, X-O MANOWAR #38, Valiant Entertainment

____ Fred Van Lente, IVAR, TIMEWALKER, Valiant Entertainment

____ Chip Zdarsky, HOWARD THE DUCK, Marvel Comics

 

BEST ORIGINAL GRAPHIC PUBLICATION FOR YOUNGER READERS

 

____ GIANT DAYS, BOOM! Box/BOOM! Studios

____ LUMBERJANES, BOOM! Box/BOOM! Studios

____ THE ONLY LIVING BOY, Bottled Lightning

____ OVER THE GARDEN WALL, KaBOOM!/BOOM! Studios

____ SPACE DUMPLINS, Scholastic Graphix

 

BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED

 

____ BLOODSHOT REBORN VOL. 1: COLORADO TP, Valiant Entertainment

____ DIVINITY DELUXE EDITION HC, Valiant Entertainment

____ IVAR, TIMEWALKER VOL. 1: MAKING HISTORY TP, Valiant Entertainment

____ THE LESS THAN EPIC ADVENTURES OF TJ AND AMAL, Iron Circus Comics

____ NINJAK VOL. 1: WEAPONEER TP, Valiant Entertainment

____ THE VALIANT DELUXE EDITION HC, Valiant Entertainment

 

SPECIAL AWARD for EXCELLENCE IN PRESENTATION

 

 ____ BLOODSHOT REBORN, Rian Hughes, Jeff Lemire, Warren Simons, and Kyle Andrukiewicz, Valiant Entertainment

____ BOOK OF DEATH, Tom Muller, Dylan Todd, Warren Simons, and Travis Escarfullery, Valiant Entertainment

____ DIVINITY, Tom Muller, Warren Simons, Dylan Todd, and Matt Kindt, Valiant Entertainment

____ NINJAK, Rian Hughes, Tom Muller, Matt Kindt, Warren Simons, and Tom Brennan, Valiant Entertainment

____ PEANUTS: A TRIBUTE TO CHARLES M. SCHULZ, Scott Newman, KaBOOM!/BOOM! Studios

____ THE VALIANT, Rian Hughes, Paolo Rivera, Dylan Todd, Warren Simons, and Kyle Andrukiewicz, Valiant Entertainment

 

BEST DOMESTIC REPRINT PROJECT

 

____ ARCHER & ARMSTRONG: THE COMPLETE CLASSIC OMNIBUS HC, Valiant Entertainment

____ CRIMSON VOL. 1, BOOM! Studios

____ QUANTUM AND WOODY BY PRIEST & BRIGHT VOL. 1: KLANG TP, Valiant Entertainment

____ QUANTUM AND WOODY BY PRIEST & BRIGHT VOL. 2: SWITCH TP, Valiant Entertainment

____ QUANTUM AND WOODY BY PRIEST & BRIGHT VOL. 3: AND SO... TP, Valiant Entertainment

 

BEST COVER ARTIST

 

____ David Aja, HAWKEYE, Marvel Comics

____ Raul Allen, IVAR, TIMEWALKER, Valiant Entertainment

____ Mike Del Mundo, ELEKTRA, Marvel Comics

____ Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic, DIVINITY, Valiant Entertainment

____ David Lafuente, WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR, Valiant Entertainment

____ Lewis LaRosa, NINJAK, Valiant Entertainment

____ Paolo Rivera, THE VALIANT, Valiant Entertainment

____ Fiona Staples, SAGA, Image Comics

____ Matt Taylor, ARCADIA, BOOM! Studios

 

BEST BIOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, or JOURNALISTIC PRESENTATION

 

____ THE ART OF MOUSE GUARD: 2005-2015, Archaia/BOOM! Studios

____ THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO SELF-PUBLISHING COMICS, Random House/Watson Guptill

____ MARCH: BOOK TWO, Top Shelf Productions

____ PEANUTS: A TRIBUTE TO CHARLES M. SCHULZ, KaBOOM!/BOOM! Studios

____ THE REALIST, Archaia/BOOM! Studios

 

BEST ANTHOLOGY

 

____ DARK HORSE PRESENTS, Dark Horse Comics

____ FRESH ROMANCE, Rosy Press

____ ISLAND, Image Comics

____ PEANUTS: A TRIBUTE TO CHARLES M. SCHULZ, KaBOOM!/BOOM! Studios

____ THE 27 CLUB, A COMIC ANTHOLOGY, Red Stylo Media

 

BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM ORIGINAL

____ CAPTIVE OF FRIENDLY COVE, Fulcrum Publishing

____ FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, Top Shelf/IDW Publishing

____ LONG WALK TO VALHALLA, Archaia/BOOM! Studios

____ MARCH: BOOK TWO, Top Shelf Productions

____ NANJING: THE BURNING CITY, Dark Horse Comics

____ THE NEW DEAL, Dark Horse Books

____ TWO BROTHERS, Dark Horse Books

 

BEST CONTINUING OR LIMITED SERIES

 

____ BITCH PLANET, Image Comics

____ BLOODSHOT REBORN, Valiant Entertainment

____ BOOK OF DEATH, Valiant Entertainment

____ DIVINITY, Valiant Entertainment

____ GIANT DAYS, BOOM! Studios/BOOM! Box

____ NINJAK, Valiant Entertainment

____ SAGA, Image Comics

____ SOUTHERN BASTARDS, Image Comics

____ THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL, Marvel Comics

 

BEST WRITER

 

____ Jason Aaron, SOUTHERN BASTARDS, Image Comics

____ Jeff Lemire, BLOODSHOT REBORN, Valiant Entertainment

____ Brian K. Vaughan, SAGA, Image Comics

____ Mark Waid, ARCHIE, Archie Comics

____ G. Willow Wilson, MS. MARVEL, Marvel Comics

 

BEST ARTIST

 

____ Greg Capullo, BATMAN, DC Comics

____ Jason Latour, SOUTHERN BASTARDS, Image Comics

____ Chris Samnee, DAREDEVIL, Marvel Comics

____ Fiona Staples, SAGA, Image Comics

____ Mico Suayan, BLOODSHOT REBORN, Valiant Entertainment

 

BEST CARTOONIST

 

____ Asaf Hanuka, THE REALIST

____ Matt Kindt, UNITY #25

____ Michael Kupperman, UNITY #25

____ Terry Moore, RACHEL RISING

____ Rafer Roberts, X-O MANOWAR #38

____ Stan Sakai, USAGI YOJIMBO

 

BEST SINGLE ISSUE OR STORY

 

____ BLOODSHOT REBORN #1, Valiant Entertainment

____ BOOK OF DEATH #1, Valiant Entertainment

____ PEANUTS: A TRIBUTE TO CHARLES M. SCHULZ, BOOM! Studios

____ SILVER SURFER #11, Marvel Comics

____ THE VALIANT #4, Valiant Entertainment

____ WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #1, Valiant Entertainment

Congratulations to all of the nominees! If you know a nominee, please pass on the good news using email, Facebook, and Twitter.
For additional information about Harvey Kurtzman and the Harvey Awards, visit  http://www.harveyawards.org

Harvey Awards banquet and award ceremony tickets, as well as General Admission and VIP Package tickets for Weekend, FridaySaturday, and Sunday for the Baltimore Comic-Con, are now on sale. Visit  http://baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets/ for more information and to purchase your advanced tickets now. 

   

The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 17th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. area. With a guest list unequaled in the industry, the Baltimore Comic-Con will be held September 2-4, 2016. 

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