The Eisners weren’t the only awards being handed out in San Diego this week: The third annual Prism Awards, recognizing excellence in comics by and about LGBTQ+ people, were announced at a panel on Thursday. The awards are organized by Prism Comics, a nonprofit that supports LGBTQ+ comics creators.
Here is the list of nominees, with the winners in boldface:
Runaways #12 by Rainbow Rowell, Kris Anka, Matthew Wilson and Joe Carmagna (Marvel)
Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles #6 by Mark Russell, Brandee Stilwell, Paul Mounts, Jeremy Lawson, Rose Campbell, Ben Caldwell, Mark Morales, Gus Vazquez, Sean Parsons and Mike Feehan (DC)
Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass by Lilah Sturges, polterink, and Jim Campbell (Boom! Studios)
ABO Comix Vol 2: A Comic Anthology by LGBTQ Prisoners edited by Casper Cendre
Group Chat edited by Carolynn Calabrese, Jenny Mott, Ashley Gallagher, Rachel Weiss
Being True: LGBTQ+ Comics From The Boston Comics Roundtable edited by Renie Jesanis, Kyri Lorenz, and Steph Rose Glass