Saturday, May 17, 2014

2014 Glyph Comics Award Winners - "Watson and Holmes #6" Wins Big

The Glyph Awards recognize “the best in comics made by, for, and about people of color from the preceding calendar year.”  The winners were announced Friday, May 16, 2014 at the 13th annual East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention in Philadelphia.

Watson and Holmes #6 was the big winner, with four awards, including the big one, “Story of the Year.”  I had never heard of the series; now, I need to read it.

The 2014 Glyph Comics Award winners (for the year 2013):

Story of the Year:
• Watson and Holmes #6, by Brandon Easton and N. Steven Harris

Best Cover:
• Route 3 #2, by Robert Jeffrey

Best Writer:
• Brandon Easton, Watson and Holmes #6

Best Artist:
• N. Steven Harris, Watson and Holmes #6

Best Male Character:
• Jack Maguire, Nowhere Man; Jerome Walford

Best Female Character:
• Ajala, Ajala: A Series of Adventures; N. Steven Harris and Robert Garrett

Rising Star Award:
• Alverne Ball (writer); Jason Reeves and Luis Guerro (artists), One Nation #1

Best Comic Strip or Webcomic:
• The Adigun Ogunsanwo, by Charles C.J. Juzang

Best Reprint Publication:
• Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story, by the Fellowship of Reconciliation

Fan Award for Best Work:
• Watson and Holmes #6, by Brandon Easton and N. Steven Harris


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