2006 Harvey Award Nominees Announced

Thu, June 1st, 2006 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

Official Press Release

The Executive Committees of the Harvey Awards and the Baltimore Comic-Con are proud to present the official Final Ballot for this year's Harvey Awards. 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. Thank you to all that participated by submitting a nomination ballot.

Nominations for the Harvey Awards are selected exclusively by creators - those who write, draw, ink, letter, color, design, edit or are otherwise involved in a creative capacity in the comics field. They are the only industry awards both nominated by and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. Professionals who participate will be joining nearly 2,000 other comics' professionals in honoring the outstanding comics' achievements of 2005.

Final ballots are due to the Harvey Awards by Friday, July 28th. Full details for submission of completed ballots can be found on the final ballot. Voting is open to anyone involved in a creative capacity within the comics field. Final ballots are available for download at www.harveyawards.org. Those without Internet access may request that paper ballots be sent to them via mail or fax by calling the Baltimore Comic-Con (410-526-7410) or e-mailing at baltimorecomicccon@yahoo.com.

The Harvey Awards have moved to the Baltimore Comic-Con, held each year at the Baltimore Convention Center in September. This year's Baltimore Comic-Con will be held on September 9-10. Convention hours will Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. The ceremony and banquet for the 2006 Harvey Awards will be held Saturday night, September 9. Our Master or Ceremonies will be Kyle Baker. Look for more details soon on how you can attend the Harvey Awards dinner.

Without further delay, the 2006 Harvey Award Nominees:

BEST WRITER

  • Brian Michael Bendis | NEW AVENGERS |

    Marvel Comics

  • Ed Brubaker | CAPTAIN AMERICA |

    Marvel Comics

  • Joshua Hale Fialkov | ELK'S RUN |

    Hoarse and Buggy Productions/Speakeasy Comics

  • Mike Mignola | BPRD |

    Dark Horse Comics

  • Alex Robinson | TRICKED |

    Top Shelf

    BEST ARTIST

  • Frank Cho | SHANNA, THE SHE-DEVIL |

    Marvel Comics

  • David Finch | NEW AVENGERS |

    Marvel Comics

  • Eduardo Risso | 100 BULLETS |

    DC/Vertigo

  • Noel Tuazon | ELK'S RUN |

    Hoarse and Buggy Productions/Speakeasy Comics

  • J.H. Williams III |

    PROMETHEA | ABC/WildStorm/DC Comics

    BEST CARTOONIST

  • Frank Cho | SHANNA, THE SHE-DEVIL | Marvel Comics

  • Chris Eliopoulos | FANTASTIC FOUR PRESENTS: FRANKLIN RICHARDS, SON OF A GENIUS | Marvel Comics

  • John Kovalic | DORK TOWER | Dork Storm Press

  • Seth | WIMBLEDON GREEN | Drawn and Quarterly

  • Chris Ware | ACME NOVELTY LIBRARY #16 | ACME Novelty Library

    BEST LETTERER

  • Chris Eliopoulos | FANTASTIC FOUR PRESENTS: FRANKLIN RICHARDS, SON OF A GENIUS |Marvel Comics

  • Jason Hanley | ELK'S RUN | Hoarse and Buggy Productions/Speakeasy Comics

  • Todd Klein | MARVEL 1602: NEW WORLD | Marvel Comics

  • Richard Starkings | SHANNA, THE SHE-DEVIL | Marvel Comics

  • Chris Ware | ACME NOVELTY LIBRARY #16 | ACME Novelty Library

    BEST INKER

  • Charles Burns | BLACK HOLE # 12 | Fantagraphics Books

  • Scott Hanna | ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN | Marvel Comics

  • Steve Leialoha | FABLES | DC/Vertigo

  • Paul Neary | ULTIMATES 2 | Marvel Comics

  • Tim Townsend | HOUSE OF M | Marvel Comics

    BEST COLORIST

  • Frank D'Armata | NEW AVENGERS | Marvel Comics

  • Jason Keith | SHANNA, THE SHE-DEVIL | Marvel Comics

  • Laura Martin | ASTONISHING X-MEN | Marvel Comics

  • Patricia Mulvihill | 100 BULLETS | DC/Vertigo

  • Jennifer Rodgers | THE LONE AND LEVEL SANDS | Archaia Studios Press

    BEST COVER ARTIST

  • Frank Cho | SHANNA, THE SHE-DEVIL | Marvel Comics

  • Steve Epting | CAPTAIN AMERICA Marvel | Comics

  • James Jean | FABLES

    DC/Vertigo

  • Mike Mignola | HELLBOY: THE ISLAND |

    Dark Horse

  • Datsun Tran | ELK'S RUN |

    Hoarse and Buggy Productions/Speakeasy Comics

    BEST NEW TALENT

  • Joshua Hale Fialkov | ELK'S RUN |

    Hoarse and Buggy Productions/Speakeasy Comics

  • David Hine | DAREDEVIL: REDEMPTION |

    Marvel Comics

  • R. Kikuo Johnson | NIGHT FISHER |

    Fantagraphics Books

  • A. David Lewis | THE LONE AND LEVEL SANDS |

    Caption Box/Archaia Studios Press

  • Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa | MARVEL KNIGHTS FOUR |

    Marvel Comics

    BEST NEW SERIES

  • BAOBAB | Fantagraphics Books

  • DRAMACON | Tokyopop

  • MARVEL ADVENTURES: FANTASTIC FOUR | Marvel Comics

  • THE SURROGATES | Top Shelf

  • YOUNG AVENGERS | Marvel Comics

  • X-FACTOR | Marvel Comics

    BEST CONTINUING OR LIMITED SERIES

  • ACME NOVELTY LIBRARY | ACME Novelty Library

  • CAPTAIN AMERICA | Marvel Comics

  • ELK'S RUN | Hoarse and Buggy Productions/Speakeasy Comics

  • RUNAWAYS | Marvel Comics

  • Y: THE LAST MAN | DC/Vertigo

    BEST SYNDICATED STRIP OR PANEL

  • THE BOONDOCKS | Aaron McGruder |

    Universal Press Syndicate

  • THE K CHRONICLES | Keith Knight |

    Self-syndicated

  • MAAKIES | Tony Millionaire |

    Self-syndicated

  • MUTTS | Patrick McDonnell |

    King Features Syndicate

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN | Stan Lee and Larry Leiber |

    King Features Syndicate

    BEST ANTHOLOGY

  • FLIGHT, VOL. 2 | Image Comics

  • MARVEL HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2005 | Marvel Comics

  • MARVEL MONSTERS: WHERE MONSTERS DWELL | Marvel Comics

  • MOME | Fantagraphics Books

  • PROJECT SUPERIOR | AdHouse

  • SOLO | DC Comics

    BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM - ORIGINAL

  • COMBAT ZONE | Marvel Comics

  • THE LONE AND LEVEL SANDS | Caption Box

  • NIGHT FISHER | Fantagraphics Books

  • TRICKED | Top Shelf

  • WIMBLEDON GREEN | Drawn and Quarterly

    BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM - PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED

  • BLACK HOLE | Pantheon Books

  • DAISY KUTTER | Viper Comics

  • LATE BLOOMER | Fantagraphics Books

  • RUNAWAYS, VOLUME 1 HARDCOVER | Marvel Comics

  • STOKER'S DRACULA | Marvel Comics

    BEST SINGLE ISSUE OR STORY

  • ACME NOVELTY LIBRARY #16 |

    ACME Novelty Library

  • CAPTAIN AMERICA #7 |

    Marvel Comics

  • ELK'S RUN #3 |

    Hoarse and Buggy Productions/Speakeasy Comics

  • HOUSE OF M # 8 |

    Marvel Comics

  • LOVE AND ROCKETS, VOLUME 2, # 15 |

    Fantagraphics Books

    BEST DOMESTIC REPRINT PROJECT

  • FANTASTIC FOUR OMNIBUS | Marvel Comics

  • MARVEL MASTERWORKS: GOLDEN AGE ALL-WINNERS, VOLUME 1 |

    Marvel Comics

  • LITTLE NEMO IN SLUMBERLAND: SO MANY SPLENDID SUNDAYS |

    Sunday Press Books

  • COMPLETE PEANUTS | Fantagraphics Books

  • WALT AND SKEEZIX | Drawn and Quarterly

    BEST AMERICAN EDITION OF FOREIGN MATERIAL

  • BAOBAB # 1 | Fantagraphics Books

  • BLAME! | Tokyopop

  • BUDDHA | Vertical Books

  • EPILEPTIC | Pantheon Books

  • PUSH MAN AND OTHER STORIES | Drawn and Quarterly

    BEST ONLINE COMICS WORK

  • ACHEWOOD | Chris Onstad |

    www.achewood.com

  • AMERICAN ELF | James Kochalka |

    www.americanelf.com

  • PENNY ARCADE | Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik |

    www.penny-arcade.com

  • PERRY BIBLE FELLOWSHIP | Nicholas Gurewitch |

    www.thepbf.com

  • PVP | Scott Kurtz |

    www.pvponline.com

    SPECIAL AWARD FOR HUMOR IN COMICS

  • Kyle Baker | PLASTIC MAN

    DC Comics

  • James Kolchalka | SUPER F*CKERS

    Top Shelf and www.americanelf.com

  • John Kovalic | DORK TOWER

    Dork Storm Press

  • Marc Sumerak | FANTASTIC FOUR PRESENTS: FRANKLIN RICHARDS, SON OF A GENIUS

    Marvel Comics

  • Zeb Wells | NEW WARRIORS

    Marvel Comics

    SPECIAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRESENTATION

  • WATCHMEN: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION DC Comics

  • ACME NOVELTY LIBRARY Pantheon Books

  • EARTH X HARDCOVER Marvel Comics

  • FANTASTIC FOUR OMNIBUS Marvel Comics

  • LITTLE NEMO IN SLUMBERLAND: SO MANY SPLENDID SUNDAYS

    Sunday Press Books

    BEST BIOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL OR JOURNALISTIC PRESENTATION

  • ALTER EGO | TwoMorrows

  • COMIC BOOK ARTIST Top Shelf

  • COMICS JOURNAL | Fantagraphics Books

  • MARVEL SPOTLIGHT | Marvel Comics

  • WIZARD | Wizard Entertainment

    For additional information about the Harvey Kurtzman and the Harvey Awards, visit www.harveyawards.org.

    For additional information about the Baltimore Comic-Con, visit www.comicon.com/baltimore

    For additional information about Kyle Baker, visit www.kylebaker.com

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