Today seems like a good day for an awards rundown …
The nominees for the L.A. Times Book prize have been announced, including the five books chosen in the “Graphic Novel/Comics” category. They include:
- Michelle Perez and Remy Boydell, The Pervert
- Eleanor Davis, Why Art?
- Aisha Franz, … Is Real
- Jérôme Ruillier, The Strange
- Tillie Walden, On a Sunbeam
Winners will be announced at a ceremony at the University of Southern California’s Bovard Auditorium on April 12, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.
The L.A. Times has given an award in the graphic novel category since 2009, when Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli won the award. Other previous winners include The Love Bunglers by Jaime Hernandez, Duncan the Wonder Dog by Adam Hines and Beverly by Nick Drnaso.Continue reading “Comics Lowdown: Awards round-up”