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