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This Just In: The 2021 Harvey Awards Announce Nominations

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The Press Release:
The Harvey Awards today revealed the nominations and opened the voting for the following categories: Book of the Year, Digital Book of the Year, Best Children or Young Adult Book, Best Adaptation from Comic Book/Graphic Novel, Best Manga, and Best International Book. The nominees for the 2021 Harvey Awards are:

Book of the Year:
* The Book Tour by Andi Watson (Top Shelf Productions)
* Cyclopedia Exotica by Aminder Dhaliwal (Drawn & Quarterly)
* Department of Truth, Vol 1: The End Of The World by James Tynion IV, Martin Simmonds (Image Comics)
* Heaven No Hell by Michael DeForge (Drawn & Quarterly)
* Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio by Derf Backderf (Abrams)
* The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen (Random House)
* Monsters by Barry Windsor-Smith (Fantagraphics)
* Stone Fruit by Lee Lai (Fantgraphics)
* Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen: Who Killed Jimmy Olsen? by Matt Fraction and Steve Lieber (DC Comics)
* Save It For Later: Promises, Protest and Parenthood by Nate Powell (Abrams)
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Announcing The Winners For The 2020 Harvey Awards

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The Press Release:
The Harvey Awards are proud to reveal the winners of this year’s awards in the following categories: Book of the Year, Digital Book of the Year, Best Children or Young Adult Book, Best Adaptation from Comic Book/Graphic Novel, Best Manga, and Best International Book. The Harvey Award winners are:

Book of the Year: DRAGON HOOPS by Gene Luen Yang (First Second)

Digital Book of the Year: THE NIB edited by Matt Bors (thenib.com)

Best Children or Young Adult Book: Superman Smashes the Klan by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru (DC Comics)
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Announcing The 2020 Harvey Awards Hall of Fame Inductees

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The Press Release:
The Harvey Awards revealed this year’s inductees into the Harvey Awards Hall of Fame in advance of the digital event livestreamed during New York Comic Con’s Metaverse. With seven recipients being honored: the legendary Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy, Buddha), award-winning illustrator Jill Thompson (Scary Godmother, Beasts of Burden), and the core members of the groundbreaking Milestone Media imprint, Dwayne McDuffie, Derek T. Dingle, Denys Cowan, Michael Davis.

“This is an incredible induction class for 2020, with a long overdue recognition for Tezuka, whose contributions to popular culture worldwide cannot be overstated,” said John Lind, co-chair of the Harvey Awards Steering Committee. “Congratulations to all the Harvey Awards inductees.”
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Announcing The Nominees For The 2020 Harvey Awards

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The Press Release:
The Harvey Awards today revealed the nominations and opened the voting for the following categories: Book of the Year, Digital Book of the Year, Best Children or Young Adult Book, Best Adaptation from Comic Book/Graphic Novel, Best Manga, and Best International Book. The nominees for the 2020 Harvey Awards are:

Book of the Year:
Are You Listening? by Tillie Walden (First Second)
Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang (First Second)
Grass by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim (Drawn and Quarterly)
The Hard Tomorrow by Eleanor Davis (Drawn and Quarterly)
Invisible Kingdom Vol. 1 by G. Willow Wilson and Christian Ward (Dark Horse Books/Berger Books)
Little Bird: The Fight for Elder’s Hope by Darcy Van Poelgeest and Ian Bertram (Image Comics)
Making Comics by Lynda Barry (Drawn and Quarterly)
Reincarnation Stories by Kim Deitch (Fantagraphics)
Rusty Brown by Chris Ware (Pantheon Graphic Library)
Something is Killing the Children Vol. 1 by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera (BOOM! Studios)
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Announcing The Inductees For The 2019 Harvey Awards

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Last month (give or take a couple of weeks), we lined out the nominations for the Harvey Awards, a prestigious honor in the comic book industry dedicated to the late great Harvey Kurtzman. I’ll add the information about this particular honor down below, but here are the recently announced winners. Let’s take a look.

Winners of the 2019 Harvey Awards:

Book of the Year:
“Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home” by Nora Krug (Scribner)
“Berlin” by Jason Lutes (Drawn & Quarterly)
“BTTM FDRS” by Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore (Fantagraphics)
WINNER – “Hey Kiddo” by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Scholastic Graphix)
“Kid Gloves” by Lucy Knisley (First Second)
“Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me” by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O’Connell (First Second)
“My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies” by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips (Image)
“On a Sunbeam” by Tillie Walden (First Second)
“Upgrade Soul” by Ezra Claytan Daniels (Lion Forge)
“When I Arrived at the Castle” by Emily Carroll (Koyama Press)
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