This past weekend at the Calgary Comics & Entertainment Expo, the winners of the 7th annual Joe Schuster Awards were announced. Because I wasn’t able to attend, I almost forgot that the awards were announced at the event. I guess I must have blocked the whole thing out! You can find the list of this [...]

From the press release: JILL THOMPSON RECIEVES NATIONAL CARTOONISTS SOCIETY AWARD! FIRST WOMAN IN HISTORY TO WIN THE COMICS CATEGORY! June 2, MILWAUKIE, OR – Dark Horse Comics is extremely pleased to announce that Jill Thompson (Scary Godmother) was awarded the highly coveted National Cartoonists Society (NCS) award this past weekend at the prestigious Reuben [...]

The National Cartoonists Society held their 65th Annual Reuben Awards dinner on Saturday at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. The Reuben Awards honor the year’s outstanding achievements in all walks of the profession. Excellence in the fields of newspaper strips, newspaper panels, TV animation, feature animation, newspaper illustration, gag cartoons, book illustration, [...]

From the press release: May 19, MILWAUKIE, OR – Dark Horse Comics is extremely proud to announce Beasts of Burden creators Evan Dorkin & Jill Thompson have been nominated for the 2011 Anthony Award for Best Graphic Novel! The award-winning comics creators Evan Dorkin (Milk & Cheese) and Jill Thompson (Scary Godmother) first introduced these [...]

From the press release: Nominations Open for Manning Award Comics Newcomer Award Submissions Deadline is May 31 SAN DIEGO – Comic-Con International (Comic-Con) has announced that submissions are now being accepted for the 28th annual Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award. The award will be presented on July 22 during the Eisner Awards Ceremony at Comic-Con International in [...]

The Doug Wright Awards were held on Saturday evening, as part of the 2011 Toronto Comic Arts Festival. The DWAs were established in 2004 to “recognize the best in English-language comics (or translations of French) by Canadians living at home and abroad.” The nominees in each category are listed below, with the winners highlighted in [...]

The PRISM Awards are a nationally-televised awards show recognizing the accurate depiction of substance abuse and mental illness: prevention, treatment and recovery in film, television, interactive, music, DVD, and comic book entertainment. Established in 1997, the PRISM Awards honor productions that are not only powerfully entertaining, but realistically show substance abuse and addiction, as well [...]

The nominations for the 2011 Hugo Awards were announced on Sunday, during a joint ceremony held at Norwescon and Eastercon. The winners will be announced Saturday, August 20th, 2011, during the Hugo Awards Ceremony at Renovation in Reno, Nevada. To vote in the awards, head to: Here is the full list of nominees  (I [...]

From the press release: 2011 HUGO NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED GRANDVILLE MON AMOUR FOR BEST GRAPHIC STORY April 25, 2011, MILWAUKIE, OR: The 2011 Hugo nominees have been announced, and our own Grandville Mon Amour is up for Best Graphic Story! Initiated in 1953, the Hugo is presented each year by the World Science Fiction Society for [...]

Voting is now open for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards for 2011. Comics professionals can vote by mail or online. A downloadable pdf of the ballot is available at, while the online voting site is The deadline for voting is June 13. The results of voting will be announced in a gala [...]