Darwyn Cooke, Roger Langridge and Daven Stevens' The Rocketeer: Artist's Edition led the 2011 Harvey Awards, presented Saturday night in conjunction with Baltimore Comic-Con. Named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, the awards are selected by comics professionals, who offer nominations and vote on the winners.
The 2011 Harvey Awards winners are:
Best letterer: John Workman, Thor (Marvel)Best colorist: Jose Villarrubia, Cuba: My Revolution (Vertigo/DC Comics)Best syndicated strip or panel: Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau (Universal Press Syndicate)Best online comics work: Hark! A Vagrant, by Kate BeatonBest American edition of foreign material: Blacksad, Juan Diaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido (Dark Horse)Best inker: Mark Morales, Thor (Marvel)Best new series: American Vampire, Scott Snyder, Stephen King and Rafael Albuquerque (Vertigo/DC Comics)Most promising new talent: Chris Samnee, Thor: The Mighty Avenger (Marvel)Special award for humor in comics: Roger Langridge, The Muppet Show (BOOM! Studios)Best original graphic publication for younger readers: Tiny Titans, Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani (DC Comics)Best graphic album -- previously published: Beasts of Burden: Animal Rites, Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson (Dark Horse)Best anthology: Popgun #4, edited by D.J. Kirkbride, Anthony Wu and Adam P. Knave (Image Comics)Best domestic reprint project: Dave Stevens' The Rocketeer: Artist's Edition, designed by Randall Dahlk and edited by Scott Dunbier (IDW Publishing)Best cover artist: Mike Mignola, Hellboy (Dark Horse)Best biographical, historical or journalistic presentation: The Art Of Jaime Hernandez: The Secrets Of Life And Death, Todd Hignite (Abrams ComicArts)Special award for excellence in presentation: Dave Stevens' The Rocketeer: Artist's Edition, designed by Randall Dahlk and edited by Scott Dunbier (IDW Publishing)Best graphic album -- original: Scott Pilgrim, Vol. 6: Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour, Bryan Lee O'Malley (Oni Press)Best continuing or limited series: Love And Rockets, Vol. 3, Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez (Fantagraphics)Best writer: Roger Langridge, Thor: The Mighty Avenger (Marvel)Best artist: Darwyn Cooke, Richard Stark's Parker: The Outfit (IDW Publishing)Best cartoonist: Darwyn Cooke, Richard Stark's Parker: The Outfit (IDW Publishing)Best single issue or story: Daytripper, Fabio Moon and Gabiel Ba (Vertigo/DC Comics)