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.
February 10, 2016) The finalists for the second annual Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics were announced today. The five nominated titles are: ANDRE THE GIANT CLOSER TO HEAVEN by Brandon Easton (writer), Denis Medri (artist) (IDW Publishing); FRESH ROMANCE edited by Janelle Asselin (Rosy Press); MOON GIRL AND THE DEVIL DINOSAUR by Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder (Writers), Natacha Bustos (Artist) (Marvel Entertainment); MS. MARVEL by Willow Wilson (writer), Adrian Alphona (artist) (Marvel Entertainment); ZANA by Jean Barker (writer), Joey Granger (Artist) (Emet Comics) The winner will be announced at the second annual Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity
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Press Release Each year, the GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor the best and brightest portrayals of LGBT characters in comics, film, television and more. Marvel is pleased to congratulate Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Matt Wilson & Clayton Cowles’ Young Avengers on its win for Outstanding Comic Book at the 2014 ceremony held in Los Angeles, this past weekend.
Press Release Image Comics Publisher Eric Stephenson was honored with the 2014 ComicsPRO Industry Appreciation award this past Friday at the annual Comics Professional Organization convention. ComicsPRO is the only trade organization for direct-market comic book retailers.
Press Release The Archie Comics ongoing series Kevin Keller was announced as this year’s winner for Outstanding Comic Book at the final round of the GLAAD Media Awards, presented Saturday evening in San Francisco. Writer/artist Dan Parent, who introduced the world to the character in 2010, was in attendance to collect the statuette in person.
Press Release Archaia Entertainment is proud to announce that three of its titles have been selected by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), for the organization’s 2013 Great Graphic Novels for Teens List! Cow Boy Vol. 1: A Boy and His Horse by Nate Cosby and Chris Eliopoulos; Hopeless Maine Vol. 1: Personal Demons, by Tom Brown and Nimue Brown; and Rust Vol. 1: Visitor in the Field by Royden Lepp have been selected as three of the best graphic novels for teen readers ages 12-18.
Press Release Eco Comics has today announced that it is a winner of a Green Apple Award. The award was presented to the comic book and graphic novel publisher during a carbon-neutral ceremony at the House of Commons, Palace of Westminster in London.
Press Release The American Academy of Art has named Chicagoan and 1989 graduate Alex Ross – one of today’s most accomplished and famous comic-book artists – the 2012 recipient of its Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Press Release Image Comics congratulates Joe Kelly and J.M. Ken Niimura on their receiving the International Manga Award for their comic book I KILL GIANTS. The Japanese Foreign Ministry announced that Kelly and Niimura had won the prestigious prize on Tuesday.
Press Release Exquisite Films’ Extreme Comixxx division was named Best New Line at the 2012 AVN Awards, held January 21 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. The honor distinguishes Extreme Comixxx as the leader in super hero adult entertainment. Recognizing the quality of such hit releases as The Justice League of Porn Star Heroes, Supergirl XXX, and Captain America XXX, the award is the perfect cap to a successful first year for Extreme Comixxx, according to Exquisite Films president Jerry E.
Congrats to everyone who picked up a Harvey Award last night during the annual award ceremony held at the Baltimore Comic-Con. Many well deserving artists and creators walked away with awards, including Stan Lee, who was presented with The Hero Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award. Take the jump for the complete list of winners.
Press Release It was definitely a big night for Axel Braun, as the director took home 14 AVN awards, 7 of which for his blockbuster hit “Batman XXX: A Porn Parody” distributed exclusively by Vivid Entertainment. The sexy spoof of the 60’s TV show was honored for Best Parody, Best Renting and Selling Title of the Year, Best Screenplay, Best DVD Menus, Best Overall Marketing Campaign, Best Supporting Actor (Evan Stone, for his terrific turn as The Riddler), and Best Supporting Actress (Lexi Belle for her sexy portrayal of Batgirl). Braun, who during the ceremony was inducted in the AVN