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May 29, 2014

Your 2014 Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award Nominees


Comic-Con International announced this year's nominees for the Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award this afternoon.

They are:

* Aaron Conley, artist, Sabertooth Swordsman (Dark Horse)
* Vanesa R Del Rey, artist, Hit (BOOM!)
* Stephan Franck, writer/artist, Silver (Dark Planet)
* Anders Lazaret, artist, The Brave (Mythos Comics)
* Greg Smallwood, artist, Dream Thief (Dark Horse)

The award has been given out since 1982. Past winners include Eleanor Davis, Marian Churchland and Steve Rude.

The nominees was selected by a jury from the West Coast Comics Club and from Comic-Con. The winner will be selected by jury made up of past winners and former Manning assistants. The award is announced during the Eisner Awards ceremony held at Comic-Con International.
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