2018 RINGO AWARDS Nominees

Ringo Awards
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The nominees for the 2018 Ringo Awards have been announced. The award, given in honor of the late Mike Wieringo, will be bestowed in a ceremony September 29 at the Baltimo Comic Con.

The 2018 Ringo Award nominees are:

Best Cartoonist (Writer/Artist)

Guy Delisle
Emil Ferris
Monica Gallagher
Joelle Jones
Quimchee
Jillian Tamaki

Best Writer

Jason Aaron
Neil Gaiman
Matt Kindt
Tom King
Jeff Lemire
Aline Brosh McKenna
David Pepose

Best Artist or Penciller

Gary Frank
Mitch Gerards
Chris Samnee
Stjepan Sejic
Lee Weeks

Best Inker

Jonathan Glapion
Mark McKenna
Danny Miki
Mark Morales
Scott Williams

Best Letterer

Colin Bell
Justin Birch
Todd Klein
David Rubin
John Workman

Best Colorist

Dijjo Lima
Laura Martin
Dave McCaig
Jasen Smith
Dave Stewart

Best Cover Artist

Michael Cho
Fay Dalton
Simon Fraser
Joelle Jones
David Mack
Jorge Santiago Jr.

Best Series

Batman, DC Comics
Lady Killer, Dark Horse Comics
Mister Miracle, DC Comics
Spencer & Locke, Action Lab Entertainment
Sunstone, Image Comics

Best Single Issue or Story

Batman Annual #2, DC Comics
Batman/Elmer Fudd Special, DC Comics
Doomsday Clock #1, DC Comics
I Am Groot, Marvel Comics
Mister Miracle #5, DC Comics

Best Original Graphic Novel

The Aggregate, Split Decision Comics
The Best We Could Do, Abrams ComicArts
Hostage, Drawn & Quarterly
My Favorite Thing is Monsters, Fantagraphics
Spinning, First Second

Best Anthology

Magic Bullet, D.C. Conspiracy
Mine! A Celebration of Liberty and Freedom for All Benefiting Planned Parenthood, ComicMix
Mirror, Mirror II, 2dcloud
Overwatch: Anthology Volume 1, Dark Horse Comics
SpongeBob Comics: Treasure Chest, Harry N. Abrams

Best Humor Comic

Baking with Kafka, Drawn & Quarterly
Batman/Elmer Fudd Special, DC Comics
Boyfriend of the Dead, Line Webtoons (www.webtoons.com/en/comedy/boyfriend-of-the-dead/list?title_no=1102&page=1)
Giant Days, BOOM! Studios
My Giant Nerd Boyfriend, Line Webtoons (www.webtoons.com/en/slice-of-life/my-giant-nerd-boyfriend/list?title_no=958&page=1)
Sh*t My President Says, Top Shelf Productions

Best Comic Strip or Panel

Bloom County, Berkeley Breathed, Andrews McMeel Universal
Mutts, Patrick McDonnell, King Features Syndicate
Peanizles, www.peanizles.com/
Pearls Before Swine, Stephan Pastis, Andrews McMeel Universal
Sarah’s Scribbles, Andrews McMeel Universal

Best Webcomic

1000, Sanford Greene (www.webtoons.com/en/action/one-thousand/list?title_no=1217&page=1)
I Love Yoo, Quimchee (www.webtoons.com/en/romance/i-love-yoo/list?title_no=986&page=1)
The Middle Age, Steve Conley (www.middleagecomic.com/)
Siren’s Lament, instantmiso (www.webtoons.com/en/romance/sirens-lament/list?title_no=632&page=1)
War Cry, Dean Haspiel (www.webtoons.com/en/super-hero/war-cry/list?title_no=1247&page=1)

Best Non-fiction Comic Work

The Best We Could Do, Abrams ComicArts
Everything is Flammable, Uncivilized Books
Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York, Bloomsbury Publishing
My Favorite Thing is Monsters, Fantagraphics
Poppies of Iraq, Drawn & Quarterly
ReDistricted, redistrictedcomics.com
Spinning, First Second

Best Kids Comic or Graphic Novel

Bolivar, Archaia/BOOM! Studios
Cyko KO: A Comic Book Adventure You Can Color, Alterna Comics
DC SuperHero Girls, DC Comics
Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties, Graphix
Home Time (Book One), Top Shelf Productions
If Found…Please Return To Elise Gravel, Drawn & Quarterly
Jem and the Holograms, IDW Publishing
Pizza Tree, Arcana Comics
Red’s Planet: Friends and Foes, Harry N. Abrams

Best Presentation in Design

Jane, BOOM! Studios
Monograph by Chris Ware, Rizzoli
Monsters Vol. 1: The Marvel Monsterbus, Valiant Entertainment
My Favorite Thing is Monsters, Fantagraphics
Saga, Image Comics
Skybourne, BOOM! Studios
X-Men: Grand Design Marvel Comics

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