The Inkwell Awards announced, honoring inkers in the comic book industry

Wed, March 5th, 2008 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

THE INKWELL AWARDS are an all new, exciting award set up to celebrate

the often overlooked and underappreciated artistry of inking within the

comic book industry. THE INKWELL AWARDS have been established and

overseen by a number of professionals from all aspects of the comic book

industry, including such artists as award founder *Bob Almond* (/Black

Panther/, /Annihilation: Conquest-Quasar/, /Warlock/), *Tim Townsend*

(/Uncanny X-Men/, /The Amazing Spider-Man/, /Civil War/), *James

Tournas* (/Full Moon Craze/, /Shylock/, /Epoch/) along with* Bill

Nichols* (/Sketch /magazine) and *Daniel Best* (/Andru & Esposito:

Partners For Life/) and fully supported by *Adam Hughes* (/Tomb Raider,

Justice League, Wonder Woman, All Star Wonder Woman/) along with senior

DC Editor *Mike Marts *(/Uncanny X-Men, X-Men, Wolverine, All Star

Wonder Woman/).

Voting starts April 1st and ends May 30th. Results will be announced on

the official web-site ( with further information on the first

of July 2008. The web-site will also feature biographies and commentary

about potential nominees, inkers of note and the role of inking

throughout comic book history.

There will be awards for favorite inker, embellisher and many others,

along with a hall of fame award named after industry legend Joe

Sinnott. These awards will be voted up by both the public and industry

peers with physical trophies which will be awarded to the winners (or

families in the case of a posthumous award) and the results posted on

the site.

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