Official Press Release
Now that San Diego is over, and everyone is catching their breath, please take a few minutes to reflect on 2006, and honor your peers. The Harvey Awards Final Ballot Deadline is Friday, Aug 3rd.
Ballots are still available at www.harveyawards.org and can be submitted via ground mail or electronically. Once completed, ballots may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. This is the most effective way to make sure that your vote is counted! Ballots must arrive by midnight on Aug 3rd in order to be counted.
The awards ceremony and banquet for the 2006 Harvey Awards will be held Saturday night, September 8 in Baltimore MD. Sergio Aragonés will be the keynote speaker for the ceremony, joining Kyle Baker as the Master of Ceremonies. Naturally, a number of Harvey nominees will also be present.
Professionals who participate will be joining nearly 2,000 other comics’ professionals in honoring the outstanding comics’ achievements of 2006. Your vote on this Final Ballot will help choose the winners of the 2006 Harvey Awards. The Harvey Awards are the only industry award both nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals.
The Harvey Awards are held in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con, held each year at the Baltimore Convention Center in September. The Baltimore Comic-Con (www.comicon.com/baltimore) will be held September 8-9, open Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM.
Harvey Awards tickets are on sale now. Tickets to the event, which includes a full cocktail hour (cash bar), full service dinner, and awards ceremony, are now available for $75. In 2006, attendees received premiums exclusives from PopFun Merchandising and LaserMach. More surprises are in store for this year as well. Tickets may be purchased by phone at 410-526-7410.
We look forward to your participation and input in this process, and we look forward to seeing you at the Baltimore Comic-Con and the Harvey Awards.
For additional information about the Harvey Awards, visit www.harveyawards.org.
For information about the Baltimore Comic-Con, visit www.comicon.com/baltimore.
For additional information about Kyle Baker, visit www.kylebaker.com
For additional information about Sergio Aragonés, visit www.sergioaragones.com.