Clowes New Yorker illustration in running for magazine cover of the year

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Daniel Clowes’ cover for the May 11 issue of The New Yorker is among the finalists in the Association of Magazine Editors’ cover of the year contest at

You can vote for your favorites in 10 categories, from Best Obama Cover to Best in News & Business to Sexiest Cover, and be entered to win a $10,000 gift card from Amazon.

Voting on the finalist will run through Sept. 20. Voting for the grand-prize winner will open the following day. Winners will be announced Oct. 14 at the Magazine Publishers of America’s Innovation Summit in New York City.

Clowes will release his original graphic novel Wilson in May 2010 through Drawn & Quarterly.

(via FishbowlNY)