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Diana Jones Award For Excellence In Gaming Shortlist Announced

By Christopher Helton The shortlist for this year’s Diana Jones Award (given out each year at a special ceremony at Gen Con) has been announced. The Diana Jones Award is given out to promote excellence in gaming. “The Diana Jones Award is …

Irwin Hasen, Sheldon Moldoff And Orrin C. Evans Inducted Into The Will Eisner Hall Of Fame, Four More To Vote On

The Eisner Awards judges have chosen three individuals to be inducted into the prestigious Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame for 2014. Golden Age artist Irwin Hasen (The Flash, Wildcat, Green Lantern for DC; Dondi syndicated strip) Golden Age …

Excelsior! Comics, Classrooms and Kid-led Awards

by Olly MacNamee Long time reader, first time writer here at Bleeding Cool. Having been a teacher for nearly two decades (gulp!) and a comic book fan for even longer, I have always looked for ways to get comics into …

The British Political Cartoonist Awards 2014

People ask what I do when I’m not writing Bleeding Cool. Which kinda takes up around 18 hours a day. Well, on Sundays, I take a little time off, to draw a cartoon. For the British political blog, Guido Fawkes. …

Michael DeForge Sweeps the Ignatz Awards + Complete List Of Winners

The 17th annual Ignatz Awards, held at the Small Press Expo in Bethesda, Maryland, received a 70% increase in nominations this year, according to Warren Bernard. That can only indicate a boom in production and in ambition when it comes …

Aftermath Of The Eisners 2013 – Building Glories

Cameron Hatheway writes; Last Friday the Eisner Awards happened, and quite a few lucky people went home with glory, praise, respect, and most importantly a shiny Eisner award. In the weeks and months leading up to the awards ceremony, I …

Shel Dorf Awards Open For Nominations

Nominees for the Shel Dorf Award are now being accepted. In their fourth year and hosted by the Detroit Fanfare, the awards are focused on honoring the best and brightest talent from a fan perspective. The award is named after …

Gay Media Awards Nominate X-Men, Buffy, Batwoman, Earth 2 And Kevin Keller

This year’s nominees for the GLAAD Awards, which ” recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives” go to the usual array …

Picking Over The BAFTA Nominations

I slept through the BAFTA announcement this morning. Take that as you will.

Eisner Awards 2013 Nominations Are Open

The Eisner Awards 2013 have opened nominations for this year’s awards, to be presented at San Diego Comic Con. The tentative categories include best short story, best single issue, best continuing comic book series (at least two issues must have …

Most Surprising (In A Good Way) Comic Of 2012 – Nominations

What a lot of lovely comics we’ve had so far. Some, we knew were going to be fantastic. The new Grandville from Bryan Talbot, Chris Ware’s Building Stories, Journey Into Mystery, Batman. But what about the comics you weren’t convinced …

The BIFA Awards Go Giallo, Get Broken

The BIFA Awards happened. That A is kind of redundant, don’t you think?

Saturday Runaround – Comics Are Still Not Just For Kids Anymore

COVER STORIES Charles Rousseau is signing at Cards, Comics And Collectibles in Maryland from noon today, and the store will naturally have their exclusive Adventure Time #10 cover by Charles for him to sign. Jae Lee will be doing similar …

Diamond Adds Five New Categories To The Retailer Awards

Bleeding Cool reported on this year’s announcement and awarding of the Best Practice Awards, given to retailers by Diamond Comic Distributors. Those ten categories are to be joined by a further five this year; Best Back Issue Section Best Website …

Stolen: Inkwell Awards Books

Bob Almond writes about a theft of work stolen during delivery by USPS. Has anyone encountered anyone trying to sell these items? STOLEN! Got back parcels of our Inkwell Awards materials following Heroes Con from the USPS and one box …

Countdown To The Eisners by Cameron Hatheway: Best New Series

Alas, let us focus on the Snuffleupagus in the room. Earlier this year when the Eisner nominees were announced, one category was noticeably absent; the Best New Series category. Rage was spewing on Twitter and message boards from both fans …

Countdown To The Eisners by Cameron Hatheway: Journalism, Design And Related

Cameron Hatheway writes for Bleeding Cool; That’s it people; the voting is over and done for! It’s pining for the fjords! You no longer have the opportunity to vote for the Eisners if you were eligible. However, I still soldier …

Thursday Runaround – When Eagles Cry

AwardWatch: Bleeding Cool hinted at a bit of a blowup of the Eagle Awards in our Kapow coverage two weeks ago. The Awards were held last weekend (Bleeding Cool won one) but without organisers Mike Conroy and Cassandra Conroy, stalwarts of the …