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February 20, 2014

Your Graphic Novel/Comics Category 2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Finalists


The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes finalists were released yesterday; this included a comics/graphic novel category. Those named were:

* David B., for Incidents in the Night: Volume 1 (Uncivilized Books)
* Ben Katchor, for Hand-Drying in America: And Other Stories (Pantheon)
* Ulli Lust, for Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life (Fantagraphics)
* Anders Nilsen, for The End (Fantagraphics)
* Joe Sacco, for The Great War: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme (WW Norton and Company)

That is a powerhouse line-up.

Past winners include Carla Speed McNeil (for Finder: Voice) and Adam Hines (for the first volume of Duncan The Wonder Dog). Vanessa Davis will present at a ceremony on the USC campus, April 11.
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