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Max Und Moritz prize awarded in Erlangen

June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 18th International Comics Festival of Erlangen, Germany, which was held at the beginning of the month, also hosted the gala of the Max Und Moritz Price 2018, which was awarded in no less than...

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We’ve seen some quite excellent graphic novels coming from British Indy publisher Myriad Editions over the last few years. As well as publishing quite a diverse range of graphic novels (among their wider range of...

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Arthur C Clarke Award shortlist

May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again (yes, already), as the Arthur C Clarke Awards, the UK’s most prestigious prize for literary science fiction, announces their annual shortlist. The contenders who make the shortlist for the...

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Myriad First Graphic Novel Prize

April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The longlist for the 2018 Myriad First Graphic Novel Prize has been announced. Myriad are staunch supporters of new comics talent and this award is a brilliant way of nurturing and encouraging new creators. I’m...

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Stripschapprijs for Peter Van Dongen

January 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dutch clear line cartoonist Peter Van Dongen has been announced as the winner of the 2018 edition of the Stripschapprijs, the most prestigous comics award in the Netherlands. Van Dongen (born 1966) became something of...

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Awards: the Razzies nominees are out!

January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

We’re well into the swing of awards season, but there is one gong that most artists dread winning rather than covet, and that is the famous Golden Raspberries, or Razzies, given out for the most...

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Angouleme 2018 – the Grand Prix

January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday last, the organisers of the Angoulême Festival announced the three creators that are in the running for the Grand Prix, the lifetime achievement award with which the Festival wants to honor an original...

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Angouleme 2018 – the nominees

January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

As explained in my previous post, every new edition of the Angoulême Festival comes with a generous number of awards, each with an equally general amount of nominees. It is safe to say that if...

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Paul Registar, a man who received a radioactive papercut as a child enabling him to become a superpowered librarian, drops us a line to let us know the 2018 Excelsior Awards shortlist is out. As...

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Even though it’s not yet completed, Thomas Pletzinger and Tim Dinter’s comic, Blåvand, has been awarded the Berthold Leibinger Comic Book Prize 2017, with a value of 15,000 Euros – the most important comic award in the...

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