2017 Glyph Award Winners Announced

The Glyph Comics Awards recognize the best in comics made by, for, and about people of color from the preceding calendar year. The award is not exclusive to black creators, however, it strives to honor those who have made the greatest contributions to the comics medium critcally and commercially. The goal of the award is to encourage more diverse and high quality comic creation across the board and to inspire new creators.

The awards honor several different categories including Best Story, Best Cover, Best Writer, and Best Artist. On May 19th, the award ceremony was held in Philadelphia and named ten winners including March Book 3Black #1, and Black Panther. For a full list of the 2017 Glyph Award winners, see below:

 

Story of the Year

MARCH: BOOK THREE; Congressman John Lewis & Andrew Aydin, writers, Nate Powell, artist

Best Cover

BLACK #1; Kwanza Osajyefo, writer, Khary Randolph, artist

Best Writer

Congressman John Lewis & Andrew Aydin, writers; MARCH: BOOK THREE

Best Artist

Brian Stelfreeze, artist; BLACK PANTHER

Best Male Character

Matt Trakker; M.A.S.K. - MOBILE ARMORED STRIKE KOMMAND; Brandon Easton, writer, Tony Vargas & Tommy Lee Edwards, artists

Best Female Character 

Lily Brown; MALICE IN OVENLAND VOLUME #1; Micheline Hess, writer and artist

Rising Star Award

TUSKEGEE HEIRS: FLAMES OF DESTINY; Marcus Williams & Greg Burnham, writers, Marcus Williams, artist

Best Reprint Publication

E.X.O. - THE LEGEND OF WALE WILLIAMS PART ONE; YouNeek Studios

Best Comic Strip or Webcomic

TUSKEGEE HEIRS: FLAMES OF DESTINY; Marcus Williams & Greg Burnham, writers, Marcus Williams, artist

Fan Award for Best Work

M.A.S.K. - MOBILE ARMORED STRIKE KOMMAND; Brandon Easton, writer, Tony Vargas & Tommy Lee Edwards, artists

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