2008 Glyph Comics Awards Nominees

Author: sbrandford
February 24, 2008
Story of the Year

  • Hunter’s Moon, James L. White, Dalibor Talajic and Sebastian Cardoso
  • Nat Turner: Revolution, Kyle Baker
  • Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow, James Sturm & Rich Tommaso
  • Sentences: The Life of MF Grimm, Percy Carey & Ronald Wimberly
  • Welcome to Tranquility, Gail Simone & Neil Googe

Best Cover

  • Blade #5, Marko Djurdjevic
  • Highwaymen #1, Brian Stelfreeze
  • JSA Classified #28, Steve Uy
  • Sentences: The Life of MF Grimm, Ronald Wimberly
  • Special Forces #2, Kyle Baker


Best Writer

  • Percy Carey, Sentences: The Life of MF Grimm
  • Dwayne McDuffie, Fantastic Four
  • Gail Simone, Welcome to Tranquility
  • James Sturm, Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow
  • James L. White, Hunter’s Moon

Best Artist

  • Kyle Baker, Nat Turner: Revolution
  • Olivier Coipel, Thor
  • Georges Jeanty, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Jeremy Love, Bayou
  • Ronald Wimberly, Sentences: The Life of MF Grimm


Best Male Character

  • Emmet Wilson, Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow
  • Luke Cage, New Avengers
  • MF Grimm, Sentences: The Life of MF Grimm
  • Nat Turner, Nat Turner: Revolution
  • The Spectre, Tales of the Unexpected

Best Female Character

  • Amanda Waller, Checkmate
  • Lee Wagstaff, Bayou
  • Martha Washington, Martha Washington Dies
  • Saida Nri, Adrenaline
  • Thomasina Lindo, Welcome to Tranquility


Rising Star Award

  • Marguerite Abouet, Aya
  • Marc Bernardin and Adam Freeman, Monster Attack Network
  • Mark Haven Britt, Full Color
  • Klio, SPQR Blues
  • Korby Marks, Stormbringers

Best Reprint Publication

  • Aya, Drawn & Quarterly
  • Beyond Premiere HC, Marvel
  • It Rhymes With Lust, Dark Horse
  • Storm Premiere HC, Marvel
  • Stormwatch: Post Human Division V1, DC/Wildstorm


Best Comic Strip

  • Bayou, Jeremy Love
  • Candorville, Darrin Bell
  • Funny Cartoon of the Week, Kyle Baker
  • The K Chronicles, Keith Knight
  • Watch Your Head, Cory Thomas

Fan Award for Best Comic

  • Fantastic Four: The New Fantastic Four, Dwayne McDuffie, Paul Pelletier & Rick Magyar
  • JSA Classified #28, Fabian Nicieza & Steve Uy
  • New Warriors #1-6, Kevin Grevioux, Paco Medina & Juan Vlasco
  • Squadron Supreme: Hyperion vs. Nighthawk, Marc Guggenheim & Paul Gulacy
  • Stormwatch: Post Human Division, Christos Gage, Doug Mahnke and Andy Smith

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