PRESS RELEASE: The inaugural Red Balloon Awards, presented by Traveling Stories, will honor five literacy heroes including IDW Publishing. The event will benefit the organization’s StoryTent program, which provides free reading support to more than 2,000 underserved children in San Diego every year.
PRESS RELEASE: The Baltimore Comic-Con is September 2-4, 2016 at the Baltimore Convention Center, and will once again host the Harvey Awards on the evening of September 3, 2016. We are privileged to announce the addition of legendary MAD Magazine creator and industry luminary Al Jaffee for a special panel at the Baltimore Comic-Con and bestowal of the Harvey Kurtzman Hall of Fame Award. Mr. Jaffee will be joining us on Saturday, September 2nd. Tickets for the show and awards ceremony are now available.
Comic-Con should first and foremost be about comic book, and nothing celebrates comics more at San Diego than the annual Eisner Awards. Last night the awards were presented, and here is a rundown of the winners.
PRESS RELEASE: The Inkwell Awards has released the names of the winners of its ninth annual awards for excellence in the art form of comic book inking. As before, nominees were chosen by a separate and independent nomination committee. Voting via live ballot at the non-profit advocacy’s website ran from April 15-30. One winner was chosen in each of five categories based on American-based interior comic-book work cover-dated 2015.
The annual Glyph Awards, recognizing the best comics made by, for and about people of color, has awarded Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur with the 2016 Glyph Award for Best Female Character.
The shortlist of nominees for the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids’ Comics has been released, and if you are looking for some great comics for kids, the shortlist is definitely a collection of fantastic titles.
During the 20th Annual Webby Awards, Marvel was named as the Best Entertainment Mobile Site and App.
PRESS RELEASE: The Executive Committees of the Harvey Awards and the Baltimore Comic-Con are proud to present the official Nomination Ballot for this year’s Harvey Awards, honoring work published in the 2015 calendar year. Named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, one of the industry’s most innovative talents, the Harvey Awards recognize outstanding work in comics and sequential art. The 29th Annual Harvey Awards will be presented Saturday, September 3rd, 2016 as part of the Baltimore Comic-Con.
Last night, the 88th annual Academy Awards took place in Hollywood, CA. Though the ceremony was surrounded by controversy, awards were still given and magical moments were made. Though you probably watched the show live, here is your complete list of winners from last night.
This past weekend Marvel Comics’ Ms. Marvel, by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona, won the second annual Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics, presented at Long Beach Comic Expo in Long Beach, California.
PRESS RELEASE: The comic book Direct Market remains the single most popular channel of sales for comic books. In this past year of historic growth it is rewarding to have an organization like ComicsPRO help bridge the gap between publishers and retailers. Since 2010, ComicsPRO has honored those individuals who have made strides to facilitate direct communication between retailers and publishers. This past weekend Marvel Comics’ David Gabriel, SVP of Sales & Marketing, was honored with the 2016 ComicsPRO Industry Award.