July 16, 2014
Shigeru Mizuki’s “Showa: A History of Japan” and Taiyo Matsumoto’s “Sunny” also nominated
The comic industry’s Harvey Awards have announced their final nominee ballot. Named for Mad Magazine’s legendary Harvey Kurtzman, the awards are distinguished by Comic-Book creators, which means that they only accept votes from those who write, draw, ink, color, letter, design, edit or are involved in the creative aspect of comics. Fans, retailers, distributors, and accounting personnel votes will not be counted.
Kodansha’s release of Attack on Titan competes with Drawn and Quarterly’s release of Shigeru Mizuki’s Showa: A History of Japan, and Viz’s release of Taiyo Matsumoto’s Sunny compete with Matz and Luc Jacamon’s French comic The Killer and Ulli Lust’s German Today Is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life for Best American Edition of Foreign Material.
Archaia Entertainment’s American remake of classic Shotaro Ishinomori manga Cyborg 009, written by F.J. DeSanto and Bradley Cramp and illustrated by Marcus was nominated for Best Graphic Album Best Letterer and . Best Graphic Album - Original.
See the full final ballot at http://www.harveyawards.org/2014-final-ballot/