The Sci-Fi/Fantasy awards are honouring comics for the 2nd time!
The nominations for this year’s Hugo Awards have been announced. I’m sure we all know what these are, perhaps the most prestigious awards for science-fiction and fantasy in all arenas, books, films, tv, whatever. And this is the 2nd year that there’s been a category for comics, or ‘Best Graphic Story’. The nominees are:
Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? Written by Neil Gaiman; Pencilled by Andy Kubert; Inked by Scott Williams (DC Comics)
Captain Britain And MI13. Volume 3: Vampire State Written by Paul Cornell; Pencilled by Leonard Kirk with Mike Collins, Adrian Alphona and Ardian Syaf (Marvel Comics)
Fables Vol 12: The Dark Ages Written by Bill Willingham; Pencilled by Mark Buckingham; Art by Peter Gross & Andrew Pepoy, Michael Allred, David Hahn; Colour by Lee Loughridge & Laura Allred; Letters by Todd Klein (Vertigo Comics)
Girl Genius, Volume 9: Agatha Heterodyne and the Heirs of the Storm Written by Kaja and Phil Foglio; Art by Phil Foglio; Colours by Cheyenne Wright (Airship Entertainment)
Schlock Mercenary: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse Written and Illustrated by Howard Tayler
Girl Genius won the award last year, but this year, I think Captain Britain should win, but then I’ve never read Girl Genius or Schlock Mercenary, they could be awesome. The other categories are the usual suspects, Avatar is up there, District 9, 3 episodes of Doctor Who, some Dollhouse. Check out the website for the rest, but all we really care about is comics right?
The awards will be announced in Melbourne, at AussieCon 4, this September.
Syndicated from The Outhouse – The Greatest Comic Book Website
Posted originally: 2010-04-05 09:28:20