SICBA Awards 2019 Banner

Scottish Independent Comic Book Alliance Awards Entry Deadline this week

If you’re a Scottish comics creator, there’s still time to enter your work into the Scottish Independent Comic Book Alliance Awards for this year – but you’ll have to hurry, as the deadline is this Thursday, 25th April 2019. Sponsored by Comic Printing UK , the awards are dedicated to supporting and nurturing Scotland’s vibrantContinue reading Scottish Independent Comic Book Alliance Awards Entry Deadline this week

Hugo Award Logo

Hugo Awards Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the annual Hugo Awards, pretty much the biggest deal in the world of science fiction and fantasy, has been announced. When a graphic category was first added to the Hugos it wasn’t always the best selection of comics that those eligible to nominate and vote were selecting, and there was a lotContinue reading Hugo Awards Shortlist Announced

British Fantasy Society Logo

Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s “Monstress” wins at the British Fantasy Awards

The autumn season means it is time for the annual British Fantasy Society‘s convention and the BFS Awards. The second volume of Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda‘s rather glorious Monstress (published by Image) won the Best Comic / Graphic Novel category on Sunday at Fantasycon. This follows another major science fiction and fantasy con, Worldcon,Continue reading Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s “Monstress” wins at the British Fantasy Awards

We Shall Fight Until We Win - SNIP

Vote for graphic novels on the “most rebellious reads of the 21st century” list

With Book Week Scotland coming up soon (running from 19th to 25th of November), the Scottish Book Trust has created a poll where readers can vote for the “most rebellious read of the 21st century”. From their description: “This Book Week Scotland, we’re searching for the most rebellious read of the 21st century. From graphicContinue reading Vote for graphic novels on the “most rebellious reads of the 21st century” list

Yancy Street Awards

Edinburgh Comic Con opens this year’s Yancy Street Awards nominations

Nominations for the 2018 short lists have opened for the Yancy Street Awards at Edinburgh Comic Con. The categories for these Awards, inspired by the infamous Yancy Street from Marvel’s Fantastic Four, include Best International Writer, Best International Artist, Best International Colourist, Best Action Comic and more. UK small press and indie nominations are acceptedContinue reading Edinburgh Comic Con opens this year’s Yancy Street Awards nominations