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May 16, 2009

Your 2009 Glyph Awards Winners


Jeremy Love and Bayou dominated the Glyph Comics Awards last night at a ceremony in Philadelphia held in conjunction with the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention. The strip won five of the ten awards. Other winners include the Black Lightning character as portrayed in Final Crisis: Submit and the cover to Unknown Soldier #1.

Story of the Year: Bayou; Jeremy Love, writer and artist
Best Writer: Jeremy Love, Bayou
Best Artist: Jeremy Love, Bayou
Best Male Character: Black Lightning, Final Crisis: Submit; Grant Morrison, writer, Matthew Clark, Norm Rapmund, Rob Hunter & Don Ho, artists
Best Female Character: Lee Wagstaff, Bayou; Jeremy Love, writer and artist
Rising Star Award: Damian Duffy & John Jennings, The Hole: Consumer Culture
Best Reprint Publication: Me and the Devil Blues Vol. 1; Del Rey, David Ury, translator/adapter
Best Cover: Unknown Soldier #1; Igor Kordey, illustrator
Best Comic Strip: Bayou, Jeremy Love, writer and artist
Fan Award for Best Comic: Vixen: Return of the Lion; G. Willow Wilson, writer, Cafu, artist

The Glyph Comics Awards are designed to "recognize the best in comics made by, for, and about people of color from the preceding calendar year." They were founded in 2005.
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