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The Inkwell Awards announced, honoring inkers in the comic book industry

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The Inkwell Awards announced, honoring inkers in the comic book industry

Official Press Release

THE INKWELL AWARDS are an all new, exciting award set up to celebrate
the often overlooked and underappreciated artistry of inking within the
comic book industry. THE INKWELL AWARDS have been established and
overseen by a number of professionals from all aspects of the comic book
industry, including such artists as award founder *Bob Almond* (/Black
Panther/, /Annihilation: Conquest-Quasar/, /Warlock/), *Tim Townsend*
(/Uncanny X-Men/, /The Amazing Spider-Man/, /Civil War/), *James
Tournas* (/Full Moon Craze/, /Shylock/, /Epoch/) along with* Bill
Nichols* (/Sketch /magazine) and *Daniel Best* (/Andru & Esposito:
Partners For Life/) and fully supported by *Adam Hughes* (/Tomb Raider,
Justice League, Wonder Woman, All Star Wonder Woman/) along with senior
DC Editor *Mike Marts *(/Uncanny X-Men, X-Men, Wolverine, All Star
Wonder Woman/).

Voting starts April 1st and ends May 30th. Results will be announced on
the official web-site ( with further information on the first
of July 2008. The web-site will also feature biographies and commentary
about potential nominees, inkers of note and the role of inking
throughout comic book history.

There will be awards for favorite inker, embellisher and many others,
along with a hall of fame award named after industry legend Joe
Sinnott. These awards will be voted up by both the public and industry
peers with physical trophies which will be awarded to the winners (or
families in the case of a posthumous award) and the results posted on
the site.

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