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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

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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

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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

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Saga, Walking Dead top 2017 comic store books sales chart

Diamond Book Distributors has announced the top 25 best-selling graphic novels from publishers they distribute to comic shops through 2017, based on sales data gathered from their retailer network and retail partners – and it looks like US publisher Image Comics again had a great year. In 2017, Saga Volume 7 from Image Comics was the best-selling graphicContinue reading Saga, Walking Dead top 2017 comic store books sales chart