The first British Comic Awards will be held in partnership with the annual Leeds Thought Bubble Comic Art Festival in November, with the inaugural ceremony on the evening of Saturday 17th November.
The awards are designed to be simple, streamlined, focusing on great British comic work in just 5 categories; Best Comic, Best Book, Emerging Talent, Hall Of Fame, and Young People’s Comic Award.
Best Comic, Best Book, and Emerging Talent will be chosen by the Judging Panel from a list of nominations chosen by the BCA committee (of which I am a member). The Hall Of Fame award recipient is chosen by the committee (and that will be announced at the awards). But today is all about those nominations….
Emerging Talent Award
Young People’s Comic Award
Chosen by local Leeds schools, from a nomination list chosen by the BCA committee. And because we needed to get the schools choosing early, we announced those nominations back in September. Here’s a quick reminder….