2014 Harvey Award Winners Announced

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Named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, one of the industry's most innovative talents, the Harvey Awards recognize outstanding work in comics and sequential art. The winners were presented September 6, 2014 in Baltimore, MD, in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con.

This was the ninth year for the Harvey Awards in Baltimore, MD.

Without further delay, the 2014 Harvey Award Winners:


  • Best Artist: Fiona Staples (Saga)

  • Best Writer: Brian K. Vaughan (Saga)

  • Best Continuing or Limited Series: Saga by Brian K. Vaughn & Fiona Staples, Image Comics

  • Best Cover Artist:  Fiona Staples, Saga, Image Comics

  • Best Graphic Album- Original: The Fifth Beatle by Vivek J. Tiwary, Andrew Robinson & Kyle Baker, Dark Horse

  • Best Biographical, Historical, or Journalistic Presentation: The Fifth Beatle by Vivek J. Tiwary, Andrew Robinson & Kyle Baker, Dark Horse

  • Best New Series: Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction & Chip Zdarsky, Image Comics

  • Most Promising New Talent: Chip Zdarsky, Sex Criminals, Image Comics

  • Best Original Graphic Publication for Younger Readers: Adventure Time, KaBOOM!

  • Special Award for Humor in Comics: Ryan North, Adventure Time, KaBOOM!

  • Best Graphic Album Previously Published: Mouse Guard Vol. 3 The Black Axe by David Peterson, BOOM! Studios/Archaia

  • Best Anthology: Dark Horse Presents, Dark Horse

  • Best Cartoonist: Paul Pope, Battling Boy, First Second

  • Best Single Issue: Hawkeye #11 “Pizza Is My Business” by Matt Fraction & David Aja, Marvel Comics

  • Best Domestic Reprint Project: Best of Comix Book: When Marvel Comics Went Underground  Kitchen Sink Books, Dark Horse

  • Special Award for Excellence in Presentation: Best of Comix Book: When Marvel Comics Went Underground by John Lind, Kitchen Sink Books, Dark Horse

  • Best US Edition of Foreign Material: Attack on Titan, Kodansha

  • Best Online Comics Work: Battlepug by Mike Norton

  • Best Syndicated Strip or Panel: Dick Tracy by Joe Staton & Mike Curtis, Tribune Media Services

  • Best Letterer: Terry Moore, Rachel Rising, Abstract Studios

  • Best Colorist: Dave Stewart, Hellboy The Midnight Circus, Dark Horse Comics

  • Best Inker: Wade Von Grawbadger, All New X-Men, Marvel Comics

  • Harvey Kurtzman Hall of Fame: Charles Schulz

  • Dick Giordano Humanitarian Award: Stan Goldberg

  • Hero Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award: Herb Trimpe


For additional information about Harvey Kurtzman and the Harvey Awards, visit www.harveyawards.org.

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