‘The Good Asian,’ ‘Lore Olympus’ and more win at the 2022 Harvey Awards

The awards were given out last night in conjunction with the New York Comic Con.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Harvey Awards, which were announced last night in conjunction with the New York Comic Con.

Pornsak Pichetshote and Alexandre Tefenkgi won the award for “book of the year,” as the first volume of The Good Asian beat out nine other nominees in a very stacked category. Lore Olympus was named digital book of the year, a category it also won last year. It wasn’t the only repeat winner, as Chainsaw Man by Tatsuki Fujimoto won again for “manga of the year.”

And the Disney+ show Ms. Marvel somehow beat out the Mind MGMT: The Psychic Espionage “Game” board game in what has to be considered one of the oddest showdowns in comics awards history.

As previously announced, the Harvey Awards also inducted four creators into their Hall of Fame: Neil Gaiman, Roy Thomas, Gilbert Shelton and Marge Buell.

The Harvey Awards were given out in the six categories they reintroduced in 2018, as chosen by a nominating committee of “diverse industry voices including creators, publishing professionals, retailers, educators and librarians.” The winners were chosen by creators and other industry professionals.

Congratulations to this year’s winners:

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‘The Magic Fish,’ ‘Lore Olympus’ and more win 2021 Harvey Awards

The awards were given out this year in conjunction with the New York Comic Con.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Harvey Awards, which were announced tonight in conjunction with the New York Comic Con.

The Harvey Awards were given out in the six categories they reintroduced in 2018, as chosen by a nominating committee of “diverse industry voices including creators, publishing professionals, retailers, educators and librarians.” The winners were chosen by creators and other industry professionals.

Check out all the winners below:

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Comics Lowdown | Eisner judges announced

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Eisner Awards: The judges for the 2021 Eisner Awards have been announced: Retailer Marco Davanzo, who is the executive director of ComicsPRO); Shelley Fruchey, a member of the Comic-Con Board of Directors; Pamela Jackson, Popular Culture Librarian and Comic Arts Curator in Special Collections and University Archives at San Diego State Universit; Keithan Jones, founder and owner of the independent publisher KID Comics; Alonso Nuñez, executive director, and lead instructor of Little Fish Comic Book Studio in San Diego; and independent comics scholar Jim Thompson.

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