PABLO TUNICA and HAMISH STEELE Win 2018 RUSS MANNING AWARDS

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Credit: Russ Manning
Credit: Hamish Steele (Nobrow)

Pantheon's Hamish Steele and TMNT Universe's Pablo Tunica both won the 2018 Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award. The awards were announced Friday at the Will Eisner Industry Awards ceremony during ComiC-Con International: San Diego.

Credit: Pablo Tunica (IDW Publishing)

The full list of nominees were:

  • Sean Rubin, writer/artist of Bolivar (Archaia/BOOM!)
  • Hamish Steele, writer/artist of Pantheon (Nobrow)
  • Pablo Tunica, artist of TMNT Universe (IDW)
  • Nina Vakeuva, writer/artist of Hi-Fi Fight Club/Heavy Vinyl (BOOM!)
  • Campbell Whyte, writer/artist of Home Time (Top Shelf)

The nominees were chosen by a panel consisting of board and committee members of Comic-Con International and a San Diego comics retailer. The winner will be chosen by past Manning award winners and Russ Manning assistants.

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