Missed It: '13 Cartoonist Studio Prize To Chris Ware's Building Stories, Noelle Stevenson's Nimona
Building Stories by Chris Ware has won the print-book iteration the 2013 Cartoonist Studio Prize and Noelle Stevenson's Nimona the webcomics version, it was announced at Slate magazine. Judges were Dan Kois (Slate), Francoise Mouly (The New Yorker, Toon Books) , and "faculty and students at the Center For Cartoon Studies."
Each winner receives a $1000 cash prize. CR supports the idea of cash prizes for comics in pretty much every way that's possible.
Two extensive short lists stuffed with quality works are available at the above link.