2018 Ignatz Awards shortlist announced

The 2018 Ignatz Awards shortlist was announced this week, and the full list of nominees reflects a huge range of diverse comics talent. Congratulations to everyone nominated. Launched in 1997, the Ignatz Awards – the name inspired by the brick-throwing mouse Ignatz from George Herriman’s “Krazy Kat” – are intended to recognize outstanding achievements inContinue reading 2018 Ignatz Awards shortlist announced

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In Full: Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Winners 2018

The winers of the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2018 were announced at San Diego Comic Con recently. The nominees were for works published between 1st January and 31st December 2017 and were chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges. This year’s nominees in 31 categories, who included a number of British creators and titles,Continue reading In Full: Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Winners 2018

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British Comic Creators among 2018 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards nominees

The 2018 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards Nominees were recently announced, along with the release of the final ballot, and include a number of British creators. Michael Lance “Mike” Wieringo was known to fans and friends as “Ringo”, which is how he signed his artwork. His comics artist graced the pages of DC Comics’Continue reading British Comic Creators among 2018 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards nominees

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Metaphrog’s “Little Mermaid” racks up another award

Only a week after winning the Excelsior Award Junior for their fairy tale-inspired graphic novel The Little Mermaid, Metaphrog were surprised – and honoured to receive the SICBA Outstanding Achievement to Comics 2018 award at Glasgow Comic Con this weekend. Metaphrog are Franco-Scottish duo Sandra Marrs and John Chalmers, also winners of The Sunday Herald ScottishContinue reading Metaphrog’s “Little Mermaid” racks up another award

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Nominees Announced for 2018 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards

Comic-Con International has announced the nominations for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2018, and a number of British creators are honoured, including John Allison, Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie. The Spirit anthology, edited by artist Sean Phillips and published by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, also receives a nomination in the “Best Anthology”Continue reading Nominees Announced for 2018 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards