Jonathan Case tops Stumptown Comic Arts Awards 2012 winners

Jonathan Case, artist of Green River Killer and creator of Dear Creature, was the big winner this year at the Stumptown Comic Art Awards, taking home two of the awards' unique trophies this past weekend during the Stumptown Comics Fest in Portland, Ore.

Nominees in each category were chosen by a panel of judges consisting of comics industry professionals, journalists and retailers, and then voted on by the comics-reading public. This year's winners are:

Best ArtistJonathan Case, Green River KillerBest WriterBrandon Graham, Prophet

Best CartoonistJaime Hernandez, Love and Rockets

Best LettererStan Sakai, Usagi Yojimbo: Fox Hunt

Best ColoristDave Stewart, Hellboy: House of the Living Dead; Chimichanga

Best Publication DesignPetrograd, Tyler Crook and Keith Wood

Best AnthologyLies Grownups Told Me edited by Nomi Kane, Jen Vaughn, Caitlin M.

Best Small PressFugue #1 by Beth Hetland

Best New TalentJonathan Case, Dear Creature, Green River Killer

Reader's ChoiceVic Boone by Shawn Aldridge, Geoffo Panda

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