2010 Glyph Awards nominees announced

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Via PR, the nominees for the 2010 Glyph Awards, honoring the best in comics made by, for, and about people of color.

Story of the Year
Luke Cage Noir; Mike Benson & Adam Glass, writers; Shawn Martinbrough, artist
The Original Johnson; Trevor von Eeden, writer and artist
Unknown Soldier #13-14; Joshua Dysart, writer, Pat Masioni, artist
War Machine: Iron Heart; Greg Pak, writer, Leonardo Manco, artist
World of Hurt, Jay Potts, writer and artist
 
Best Writer
Joshua Dysart, Unknown Soldier
Jeremy Love, Bayou
Greg Pak, War Machine
Jay Potts, World of Hurt
Alex Simmons, Archie & Friends
 
Best Artist
Chriscross, Final Crisis Aftermath: Dance
Jeremy Love, Bayou
Shawn Martinbrough, Luke Cage Noir
Jay Potts, World of Hurt
Trevor von Eeden, The Original Johnson
 
Best Male Character
Black Lightning, Black Lightning Year One; Jen van Meter, writer, Cully Hamner, artist; created by Tony Isabella & Trevor von Eeden
Isaiah Pastor, World of Hurt; created by Jay Potts, writer and artist
Jack Johnson; The Original Johnson; Trevor von Eeden, writer and artist; inspired by the life of Jack Johnson
Luke Cage, Luke Cage Noir; Mike Benson & Adam Glass, writers, Shawn Martinbrough, artist; created by Archie Goodwin & John Romita Sr.
Moses Lwanga, Unknown Soldier #13-14; Joshua Dysart, writer, Pat Masioni, artist; inspired by the character created by Robert Kanigher & Joe Kubert
 
Best Female Character
Aya, Aya: The Secrets Come Out; created by Marguerite Abouet, writer, Clement Oubrerie, artist
Lee Wagstaff, Bayou; created by Jeremy Love, writer and artist
Michonne, The Walking Dead; created by Robert Kirkman, writer, Charlie Adlard & Cliff Rathburn, artists
Misty Knight, Immortal Iron Fist; Duane Swierczynski, writer, Travel Foreman & Tom Palmer, artists; created by Tony Isabella & Arvell Jones
Nola Thomas, NOLA; created by Chris Gorak & Pierluigi Cothran, writers, Damian Couceiro, artist
 
Rising Star Award
Jiba Molei Anderson, The Horsemen
John Aston, Rachel Rage
Kerry & Tawanda Johnson, Harambee Hills
Julian Lytle, Ants
Jay Potts, World of Hurt
 
Best Reprint Collection
Aya: The Secrets Come Out; Drawn & Quarterly
Bayou Volume 1; DC/Zuda
Icon: A Hero’s Welcome; DC/Milestone
The Life and Times of Martha Washington in the 21st Century; Dark Horse
Static Shock: Rebirth of the Cool; DC/Milestone
 
Best Cover
Final Crisis Aftermath: Ink #1; Brian Stelfreeze, illustrator
Luke Cage Noir #1; Tim Bradstreet, illustrator
The Original Johnson; Trevor von Eeden, illustrator
Unknown Soldier #8; Dave Johnson, illustrator
Unknown Soldier #10; Dave Johnson, illustrator
 
Best Comic Strip

Bayou; Jeremy Love, writer and artist
Jump Start; Robb Armstrong, writer and artist
The K Chronicles; Keith Knight, writer and artist
The Knight Life; Keith Knight, writer and artist
World of Hurt; Jay Potts, writer and artist
 
Fan Award for Best Comic
Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel; Kevin Grevioux, writer, Mat Broome, Sean Parson & Alvaro Lopez, artists
Black Lightning Year One; Jen Van Meter, writer, Cully Hamner, artist
Final Crisis Aftermath: Ink; Eric Wallace, writer, Fabrizio Fiorentino, artist
Luke Cage Noir; Mike Benson & Adam Glass, writers, Shawn Martinbrough, artist
War Machine: Iron Heart; Greg Pak, writer, Leonardo Manco, artist
 
The judges for the 2010 competition are: David Brothers, comics blogger, 4th Letter!; Carol Burrell, editorial director, Graphic Universe/Lerner Publishing Group; Brian Cronin, writer, Comic Book Resources; and Katie & Dan Merritt, co-owners, Green Brain Comics.
 
The ballot for the Fan Award for Best Comic is now open at the website for the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention (ECBACC), www.ecbacc.com/wordpress, and will remain open through March 31, 2010. Write-in selections can be e-mailed to GCA Committee Chair Rich Watson at rich.watson@gmail.com. IMPORTANT: Write-in selections are ONLY for choices not on the online ballot. ANY WRITE-IN SELECTIONS FOR CHOICES ALREADY ON THE ONLINE BALLOT WILL NOT BE COUNTED AND WILL BE DISCARDED.
 
The 2010 GCA ceremony will be held May 15, 2010, in the Skyline Room of the Free Library of Philadelphia, Park Central branch, as part of ECBACC, which will take place at the Crown Plaza Philadelphia Center City, May 16, 2010.
 

Comments

  1. Proud to be judging this year. There are plenty of deserving books in this list. Check them out.

  2. Proud to be a part of the award process. Lot’s of great work in this bunch of nominees. Give some a try.

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