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2014 Fan Favorite of the Year

By · April 5, 2014 · Filed in Glyph Comics Awards · No Comments »


FAN AWARD FOR BEST WORK

BOXES
Whit Taylor

MOLLY DANGER BOOK
Jamal Igle

URBAN SHOGUN
James Mason

WATSON AND HOLMES #6
Brandon Easton

Select one for 2014 Fan Favorite of the Year

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Write-in Ballots

If you have a preference for another Black comic not on the ballot, please send your write-in choice to Pamela.Thomas@ecbacc.com with “Fan Award” in the subject line.

IMPORTANT: This is ONLY for choices NOT listed on the poll. ANY WRITE-IN BALLOTS WITH ANY OF THE FIVE NOMINEES ALREADY ON THE POLL WILL BE DISCARDED AND WILL NOT COUNT.

The deadline for voting in the Fan Award is Friday, May 2, 2014.

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2014 Glyph Comics Awards Nominees

By · April 5, 2014 · Filed in Glyph Comics Awards · 1 Comment »


STORY OF THE YEAR
  • MARCH: BOOK ONE; John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
  • WATSON AND HOLMES #6; Brandon Easton
  • WATSON AND HOLMES: A STUDY IN BLACK; Brandon Perlow


BEST COVER
  • HASS #1; B. Alex Thompson
  • INDIGO; Richard Tyler
  • LIFE AND DEATH IN PARADISE; Nigel Lynch
  • NOWHERE MAN; Jerome Walford
  • THE OLYMPIANS; Paulo Barrios and Luis Guerrero
  • ROUTE 3; Robert Jeffrey and Blk Ant

BEST WRITER
  • Brandon Easton; WATSON AND HOLMES #6
  • Jamal Igle; MOLLY DANGER
  • Anthony Montgomery and Brandon Easton; MILES AWAY
  • Whit Taylor; BOXES
  • B. Alex Thompson; HASS #1


BEST ARTIST
  • B. Robert Bell; RADIO FREE AMERIKA
  • Abel Garcia; P.B. SOLDIER
  • N. Steven Harris; WATSON AND HOLMES #6
  • Jamal Igle; MOLLY DANGER
  • Mshindo Kuumba; ANIKULAPO
  • Mase; URBAN SHOGUN#3: THINGS FALL APART
  • Jerome Walford; NOWHERE MAN

BEST MALE CHARACTER
  • Anikulapo ‘He who has Death in his Pouch’; ANIKULAPO; Mshindo Kuumba
  • Deakon Taylor; ONE NATION; Jason Reeves
  • Dustan Knight / Stactic Shagz; SPIRIT BEAR; Tristan Roach
  • Force; FORCE; Yancey A. Reed
  • Jack Maguire; NOWHERE MAN; Jerome Walford
  • Maxwell Miles; MAXWELL MILES; Brandon Easton
  • Moses B. Verelea; RADIO FREE AMERIKA; Robert Jeffery and B. Robert Bell
BEST FEMALE CHARACTER
  • Ajala; AJALA: A SERIES OF ADVENTURES; N. Steven Harris and Robert Garrett
  • Mary Freemen; URBAN SHOGUN; James Mason
  • Indigo; INDIGO: HIT LIST 3.0; Richard Tyler








RISING STAR AWARD
  • Raymond Ayala; URBAN MYTH (NEW OLYMPIANS)
  • Naseed Gifted; P.B. SOLDIER EPISODE
  • Turner Lange; THE ADVENTURES OF WALLY FRESH
  • Chris Miller; CHRONICLES OF PIYE
  • Jason Reeves; ONE NATION
  • Tristian Roach; SPIRIT BEAR
  • Tony Robinson; THE DESCENDENT
BEST COMIC STRIP OR WEBCOMIC
  • THE ADIGUN OGUNSANWO; Charles C. J. Juzang
  • BLACKWAX BOULEVARD; Dmitri Jackson
  • LOVE AND CAPES: WHAT TO EXPECT; Thom Zahler
  • YES YOU CAN; Ian Herring and Dallas Penn

BEST REPRINT PUBLICATION
  • EARLY DAYS; Mshindo Kuumba
  • LOVE AND CAPES: WHAT TO EXPECT; Thom Zahler
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING AND THE MONTGOMERY STORY; Fellowship of Reconciliation
FAN AWARD FOR BEST WORK
  • BOXES; Whit Taylor
  • MOLLY DANGER BOOK; Jamal Igle
  • URBAN SHOGUN; James Mason
  • WATSON AND HOLMES #6; Brandon Easton

ECBACC, Inc. welcomes all Glyph Comics Awards nominees to our convention to interact with our exhibitors and attend our activities.

To register, download this form and complete the requested information.

The form can be sent via postal mail to the address indicated. As a faster alternative, the form can be submitted via fax to (877) 849-2522. See you in May!

Click here for a history of Glyph Comics Awards nominees and winners.


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Panel Discussion at Rutgers Camden Comic-Con

By · April 5, 2014 · Filed in In the Community · No Comments »

Great event was held today at Rutgers University Camden Campus for the 1st Annual RU Comic-Con. See flyer.

Eric Battle, Reggie Byers, Jos Duncan, Yumy Odom, Anthony L. Ballard, Lavett Ballard, and Suliman Onque

Eric Battle, Reggie Byers, Jos Duncan and Yumy Odom

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ECBACC City Hall Exhibit Showcase #12

By · March 17, 2014 · Filed in In the Community · Comments Off

Art in City Hall Exhibit Showcase #12: Comic Book Art as Fine Art.

ECBACC City Hall Exhibit Showcase #12: A Tribute to the Region’s 1st Africana Comic Book Convention. On display from March 17th – June 2nd.

Peter Crimmins of WHYY interviews Yumy Odom, Pres. ECBACC, on site at The City Hall ECBACC Exhibit on Friday, March 28th.

Art in City Hall Exhibit Showcase #12 recognizes comic book art as fine art and a tool for cultural expression via the work of select pioneering and veteran illustrators and graphic artists.

Art in City Hall Exhibit Showcase #13 celebrates 13 consecutive years of The East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention (ECBACC) in Philadelphia, PA.

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Barnes & Noble in Center City Philadelphia Hosts ECBACC S.T.A.R.S. Workshop

By · February 23, 2014 · Filed in ECBACC S.T.A.R.S. · Comments Off

Fun w/ Baba Yumy Odom and AfriCoz-players Christine Churchwell (Raya Blackmoon) and Farugh Ma’at (Dreadlocks) at ECBACC STARS!

Raya character created by Yumy Odom – East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention and Dreadlocks character created by Andre Batts – Motor City Black Age of Comics (MoBAC).

Fun w/ Baba Akin Brown, ECBACC STARS Facilitator!

Fun w/ Baba Akin Brown, ECBACC STARS Facilitator and Baba Farugh Ma’at in the guise of Dreadlocks! Dreadlocks character created by Andre Batts of Detroit, MI – Motor City Black Age of Comics (MoBAC).

Fun w/ Baba Akin Brown, ECBACC STARS Facilitator!

Fun w/ ECBACC STARS on Sunday, 2.23.14 at Barnes & Noble Center City Philadelphia!

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ECBACC Participated at the Schomburg Center’s Black Comic Book Festival

By · January 18, 2014 · Filed in In the Community · Comments Off

Natasha Ononogbo, multi-talented performer, and Akinseye Brown, ECBACC VP, at the event.

An historic moment for Cosplayers as Milestone Media’s Static, Marvel Comics’ Power Man and First World Komix’s Raya Blackmoon, joined by an ECBACC Askari Cherub know as Baba Shenkarr (in the back), pose for one of the many photos taken at the event.

Dynamic AfriCoz-player/Cosplayer Christine Churchwell as Raya Blackmoon with a young admirer at the event. The Raya Blackmoon character created by Baba Yumy Odom. Costume designed by Mshindo Kuumba I and fabricated by Bilal Smith.

AfriCoz-player Christine Churchwell flanked by talented artists Chuck Collins and Grey Williamson at the event.

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GCA 2014 Call for Submissions

By · September 29, 2013 · Filed in Glyph Comics Awards · 2 Comments »

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ECBACC, will present the 2014 Glyph Comic Awards Ceremony live and free to the public on Friday, May 16, 2014 / 6pm – 9pm. The GCA Committee is now accepting submissions for potential nominees!

Will you be named as one of the winners of GCA 2014?

For more information on how to send Nominee Submissions to the GCA Committee or how you can support the 2014 GCA program and ceremony, follow the link below.

Join In, Celebrate, Submit, Be Recognized!

OFFICIAL GCA 2014 PRESS RELEASE

OFFICIAL GCA 2014 REQUIREMENTS

OFFICIAL GCA 2014 SUBMISSIONS FORM (no longer accepting submissions)

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2013 Glyph Comics Awards Winners

By · May 19, 2013 · Filed in Glyph Comics Awards · Comments Off

Congratulations

to the

2013 Glyph Comics Awards Winners


Story of the Year
MONSTERS 101; Muhammad Rasheed, writer and artist


Best Writer
Brandon Easton, writer, SHADOWLAW


Best Artist
Chris Samnee, artist, ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #6


Best Cover
INDIGO: HIT LIST 1.0 ; Charlie Goubile and Mshindo Kuumba I, artists


Best Male Character
Mort; MONSTERS 101; Muhammad Rasheed, writer and artist


Best Female Character
Dyana; NIGHT STALKER; Orlando Harding, writer; David Miller, artist


Rising Star Award for Best Self-Publisher
Raymond Ayala, writer, H.O.P.E.


Best Comic Strip or Webcomic
MAMA’S BOYZ; Jerry Craft, writer and artist


Fan Award for Best Work
ASCENDED: THE OMEGA NEXUS; Roger Reece and Jerry Reece, writers

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ECBACC 2013 Programming

By · May 14, 2013 · Filed in Marketplace, Programming · 1 Comment »

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Nichelle Nichols – On Blaxploitation and Breaking Barriers

By · April 18, 2013 · Filed in Previous Guests · Comments Off

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