2009 Glyph Comics Awards Nominees

By · February 17, 2009 · Filed in Glyph Comics Awards
Story of the Year

  • Bayou; Jeremy Love, writer and artist
  • Incognegro; Mat Johnson, writer, Warren Pleece, artist
  • Justice League of America: The Second Coming; Dwayne McDuffie, writer, Ed Benes, artist
  • Pilot Season: Genius; Marc Bernardin & Adam Freeman, writers, Afua Richardson, artist
  • Presidential Material: Barack Obama; Jeff Mariotte, writer, Tom Morgan, artist

Best Cover

  • Final Crisis: Submit; Matthew Clark & Norm Rapmund, artists; Richard & Tonya Horie, colors
  • The Hole: Consumer Culture; John Jennings, illustrator
  • Pilot Season: Genius; Afua Richardson, illustrator
  • Unknown Soldier #1; Igor Kordey, illustrator
  • Vixen: Return of the Lion #1; Josh Middleton, illustrator


Best Writer

  • Marc Bernardin & Adam Freeman; Genius
  • Mat Johnson; Incognegro
  • Jeremy Love; Bayou
  • Jeff Mariotte; Presidential Material: Barack Obama
  • Dwayne McDuffie; Justice League of America

Best Artist

  • Jamal Igle; Supergirl
  • Jeremy Love; Bayou
  • Warren Pleece; Incognegro
  • Afua Richardson; Pilot Season: Genius
  • Larry Stroman; Black Panther Annual #1


Best Male Character

  • Black Lightning; Final Crisis: Submit; Grant Morrison, writer, Matthew Clark, Norm Rapmund, Rob Hunter & Don Ho, artists; created by Tony Isabella & Trevor von Eeden
  • Black Panther; Black Panther Annual #1; Reginald Hudlin, writer, Larry Stroman & Ken Lashley, artists; created by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby
  • Lwanga Moses; Unknown Soldier; Joshua Dysart, writer, Alberto Ponticelli, artist; inspired by the character created by Robert Kanigher and Joe Kubert
  • The Spectre; Final Crisis: Revelations; Greg Rucka, writer, Philip Tan, Jeff de los Santos & Jonathan Glapion, artists; inspired by the character created by Jerry Siegel & Bernard Bailey
  • Zane Pinchback; Incognegro; created by Mat Johnson, writer, and Warren Pleece, artist

Best Female Character

  • Destiny Ajaye; Pilot Season: Genius; created by Marc Bernardin & Adam Freeman, writers, Afua Richardson, artist
  • Lee Wagstaff; Bayou; created by Jeremy Love, writer and artist
  • Storm; X-Men: Worlds Apart; Christopher Yost, writer, Diogenes Neves, artist; created by Len Wein & Dave Cockrum
  • Vielle; Fungus Grotto; created by Shatia Hamilton, writer and artist
  • Vixen; Vixen: Return of the Lion; G. Willow Wilson, writer, Cafu, artist; created by Gerry Conway & Bob Oksner


Rising Star Award

  • Jennifer Crute; Jennifer’s Journal
  • Damian Duffy & John Jennings; The Hole: Consumer Culture
  • Charlie Goubile; Blackbird
  • Starline X. Hodge; Candi
  • Ashley Woods; Millennia War

Best Reprint Publication

  • Aya of Yop City; Drawn & Quarterly
  • Me and the Devil Blues V1; Del Rey
  • Nat Turner HC; Abrams


Best Comic Strip

  • Bayou; Jeremy Love, writer and artist
  • Café con Leche; Charlos Gary, writer and artist
  • Fungus Grotto; Shatia Hamilton, writer and artist
  • “Jefferson Jacks” from Crankshaft; Tom Batiuk & Tony Isabella, writers, Chuck Ayers, artist
  • The K Chronicles; Keith Knight, writer and artist

Fan Award for Best Comic

  • Iron Man: Director of SHIELD #33-35; Christos Gage, writer, Sean Chen & Sandu Florea, artists
  • Pilot Season: Genius; Marc Bernardin & Adam Freeman, writers, Afua Richardson, artist
  • Presidential Material: Barack Obama; Jeff Mariotte, writer, Tom Morgan, artist
  • Vixen: Return of the Lion; G. Willow Wilson, writer, Cafu, artist
  • Young Avengers Presents #1; Ed Brubaker, writer, Paco Medina, artist

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