Official Press Release
The Executive Committees of the Harvey Awards and the Baltimore Comic-Con are proud to present the official Final Ballot for this year's Harvey Awards. Named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, one of the industry's most innovative talents, the Harvey Awards recognize outstanding work in comics and sequential art. Thank you to all that participated by submitting a nomination ballot.
Nominations for the Harvey Awards are selected exclusively by creators - those who write, draw, ink, letter, color, design, edit or are otherwise involved in a creative capacity in the comics field. They are the only industry awards both nominated by and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. Professionals who participate will be joining nearly 2,000 other comics' professionals in honoring the outstanding comics' achievements of 2005.
Final ballots are due to the Harvey Awards by Friday, July 28th. Full details for submission of completed ballots can be found on the final ballot. Voting is open to anyone involved in a creative capacity within the comics field. Final ballots are available for download at www.harveyawards.org. Those without Internet access may request that paper ballots be sent to them via mail or fax by calling the Baltimore Comic-Con (410-526-7410) or e-mailing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Harvey Awards have moved to the Baltimore Comic-Con, held each year at the Baltimore Convention Center in September. This year's Baltimore Comic-Con will be held on September 9-10. Convention hours will Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. The ceremony and banquet for the 2006 Harvey Awards will be held Saturday night, September 9. Our Master or Ceremonies will be Kyle Baker. Look for more details soon on how you can attend the Harvey Awards dinner.
Without further delay, the 2006 Harvey Award Nominees:
BEST COVER ARTIST
BEST NEW TALENT
BEST NEW SERIES
BEST CONTINUING OR LIMITED SERIES
BEST SYNDICATED STRIP OR PANEL
BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM - ORIGINAL
BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM - PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED
BEST SINGLE ISSUE OR STORY
BEST DOMESTIC REPRINT PROJECT
BEST AMERICAN EDITION OF FOREIGN MATERIAL
BEST ONLINE COMICS WORK
SPECIAL AWARD FOR HUMOR IN COMICS
SPECIAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRESENTATION
BEST BIOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL OR JOURNALISTIC PRESENTATION
For additional information about the Harvey Kurtzman and the Harvey Awards, visit www.harveyawards.org.
For additional information about the Baltimore Comic-Con, visit www.comicon.com/baltimore
For additional information about Kyle Baker, visit www.kylebaker.com