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BCC: "Saga," "Daredevil," "Southern Bastards" Take Home Harvey Awards

Image Comics' "Saga" once again won big at the Harvey Awards this year. The 2015 ceremony took place during Baltimore Comic-Con for the tenth consecutive year. Artist Fiona Staples won Best Artist and Best Cover Artist for her work on "Saga," which also took home the Best Continuing or Limited Series award. Dark Horse Comics was honored with a number of awards, including Best Single Issue or Story for "Breaking Out" from "Dark Horse Presents" #35, Best Anthology for "Dark Horse Presents," and Most Promising New Talent for Chad Lambert's work on "Kill Me" from "Dark Horse Presents."

Dark Horse also received Best American Edition of Foreign Material ("Blacksad: Amarillo") and Best Colorist (Dave Stewart, "Hellboy In Hell") awards. Mark Waid won Best Writer for his run on "Daredevil," while "Southern Bastards" received Best New Series.

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Named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, the cartoonist and founding editor of "MAD" magazine, the awards are selected entirely by creators. The full list of nominees can be found below, with the winners in bold and italics.

Best Writer

Jason Aaron, Southern Bastards, Image Comics

Jen Van Meter, The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage, Valiant Entertainment

Brian K. Vaughan, Saga, Image Comics

Mark Waid, Daredevil, Marvel Comics

G. Willow Wilson, Ms. Marvel, Marvel Comics

Best Artist

Clayton Crain, Rai, Valiant Entertainment

Roberto de la Torre, The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage, Valiant Entertainment

Chris Samnee, Daredevil, Marvel Comics

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Fiona Staples, Saga, Image Comics

Jillian Tamaki, This One Summer, First Second Books

Best Cartoonist

Steve Bryant, Athena Voltaire Compendium, Dark Horse Comics

Howard Chaykin, Bloodshot #25, Valiant Entertainment

Farel Dalrymple, The Wrenchies, First Second Books

Terry Moore, Rache Rising, Abstract Studios

Dan Parent, Kevin Keller, Archie Comic Publications

Andy Runton, X-O Manowar #25, Valiant Entertainment

Best Letterer

Aubrey Aiese, Lumberjanes, BOOM! Box, BOOM! Studios

Deron Bennett, Hacktivist, Archaia Black Label, BOOM! Studios

Ed Dukeshire, The Woods, BOOM! Studios

Jack Morelli, Afterline With Archie, Archie Comic Publications

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Josh Reed, Damsels In Excess, Aspen

Best Inker

Roger Langridge, Jim Henson's The Musical Monsters Of Turkey Hollow, Archaia/BOOM! Studios

Danny Miki, Batman, DC Comics

Mark Pennington, Armor Hunters: Bloodshot, Valiant Entertainment

Joe Rivera, The Valiant, Valiant Entertainment

Wade Von Grawbadger, All New X-Men, Marvel Comics

Best Colorist

Elizabeth Breitweiser, Velvet, Image Comics

Jordie Bellaire, Moon Knight, Marvel Comics

Laura Martin, Armor Hunters, Valiant Entertainment

Dave Stewart, Hellboy In Hell, Dark Horse Comics

Matthew Wilson, The Wicked + The Divine, Image Comics

Best Cover Artist

Mike Del Mundo, Elektra, Marvel Comics

Francesco Francavilla, Afterlife With Archie, Archie Comic Publications

Jenny Frison, Revival, Image Comics

Chris Samnee, Daredevil, Marvel Comics

Fiona Staples, Saga, Image Comics

Most Promising New Talent

Steve Bryant, Athena Voltaire Compendium, Dark Horse Comics

Daniel Warren Johnson, Ghost Fleet, Dark Horse Comics

Chad Lambert, Kill Me from Dark Horse Presents, Dark Horse Comics

Babs Tarr, Batgirl, DC Comics

Jen Van Meter, The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage, Valiant Entertainment

Best New Series

Bitch Planet, Image Comics

Lumberjanes, BOOM! Box (BOOM! Studios)

Ms. Marvel, Marvel Comics

Southern Bastards, Image Comics

The Wicked + The Divine, Image Comics

Best Continuing or Limited Series

Afterline With Archie, Archie Comic Publications

Daredevil, Marvel Comics

Saga, Image Comics

Southern Bastards, Image Comics

The Valiant, Valiant Entertainment

Best Syndicated Strip or Panel

Dick Tracy, Joe Staton and Mike Curtis, Tribune Media Services

Dilbert, Scott Adams, Universal Uclick

Fox Trot, Bill Amend, Universal Uclick

Get Fuzzy, Darby Conley, Universal Uclick

Mutts, Patrick McDonnell, King Features Syndicate

Best Anthology

Dark Horse Presents, Dark Horse ComicsIn The Dark: A Horror Anthology, IDW

Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream, Locust Moon Press

Masterful Marks: Cartoonist Who Changed The World, Simon & Schuster

Wild Ocean, Fulcrum Publishing

Best Graphic Album -- Original

Athena Voltaire Compendium, Dark Horse Comics

Jim Henson's The Musical Monsters Of Turkey Hollow, Archaia/BOOM! Studios

Seconds, Ballantine Books

The Wrenchies, First Second Books

This One Summer, First Second Books

Best Graphic Album -- Previously Published

Hit: 1955, BOOM! Studios

Mouse Guard: Baldwin The Brave And Other Tales, Archaia/BOOM! Studios

Rai Volume One: Welcome To New Japan, Valiant Entertainment

Six-Gun Gorilla, BOOM! Studios

The Love Bunglers, Fantagraphics

Best Single Issue or Story

Armor Hunters #1, Valiant Entertainment

"Breaking Out", Dark Horse Presents #35, Dark Horse Comics

Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Witches #4, Archaia/BOOM! Studios

Multiversity: Pax Americana, DC Comics

Rai #1, Valiant Entertainment

Best Domestic Reprint Project

Harvey Kurtzman's Jungle Book: Essential Kurtzman VOL. 1, Kitchen Sink Books/Dark Horse Books

Steranko Nick Fury Agent Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Artist's Edition, IDW

The Complete Quantum And Woody Classic Omnibus, Valiant Entertainment

Valiant Masters: H.A.R.D. Corps Volume One: Search & Destroy, Valiant Entertainment

Walt Disney Donald Duck And Uncle Scrooge: The Son Of The Sun (Don Rosa Library) Volume One, Fantagraphics

Best American Edition of Foreign Material

Beautiful Darkness, Drawn & Quarterly

Blacksad: Amarillo, Dark Horse

Corto Maltese: Under The Sign Of Capricorn, EuroComics/IDW

The Collector, Archaia/BOOM! Studios

The Killler Omnibus Vol. 2, Archaia/BOOM! Studios

Best Online Comics Work

Albert The Alient, Trevor Mueller and Gabriel Bautista

Battlepug, Mike Norton

Girls With Slingshots, Danielle Corsetto

Space Mullet, Daniel Warren Johnson

The Private Eye, Brian K. Vaughan, Marcos Martin, and Muntsa Vicente

Special Award for Humor in Comics

James Asmus, Quantum And Woody, Valiant Entertainment

James Asmus & Fred Van Lente, The Delinquents, Valiant Entertainment

Ryan Browne, God Hates Astronauts, Image Comics

Fred Van Lente, Archer And Armstrong, Valiant Entertainment

Chip Zdarsky, Sex Criminals, Image Comics

Best Biographical, Historical, or Journalistic Presentation

Back Issues, Comic Pop

Comic Book Creator, TwoMorrows Publications

Heroes Of The Comics: Portraits Of The Legends Of Comic Books, Drew Friedman, Fantagraphics

Masterful Marks: Cartoonists Who Changed The World, Monte Beauchamp, Simon & Schuster

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History, Andrew Farago, Insight Editions

Best Original Graphic Publication for Young Readers

Jim Henson's The Musical Monsters Of Turkey Hollow, Archaia/BOOM! Studios

Lumberjanes, BOOM! Box (BOOM! Studios)

Sisters, Scholastic-Graphix

Spongebob Comics, United Plankton Pictures

This One Summer, First Second Books

Special Award for Excellence in Presentation

Armor Hunters, Josh Johns and Warren Simons, Valiant Entertainment

Harvey Kurtzman's Jungle Book: Essential Kurtzman Volume One, John Lind and Philip R. Simon, Kitchen Sink Books/Dark Horse Books

Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream, Andrew Carl, Josh O'Neill, and Chris Stevens, Locust Moon Press

Jim Henson's The Musical Monsters Of Turkey Hollow, Scott Newman, Archaia/BOOM! Studios

The Valiant, Kyle Andrukiewicz and Warren Simons, Valiant Entertainment

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