Harvey Awards nominations are closing this Friday, which is TOMORROW! The Harveys, named after Harvey Kurtzman and coordinated by the publisher of Fantagraphics. The Harveys are nominated by an open vote among comic-book professionals. The winners are selected from the top five nominees in each category by a final round of voting.
You can do your part by nominating individuals for the following catagories:
* Best Writer
* Best Artist or Penciller
* Best Cartoonist (Writer/Artist)
* Best Inker
* Best Letterer
* Best Colorist
* Best Cover Artist
* Best New Series
* Best Continuing or Limited Series
* Best Single Issue or Story
* Best Graphic Album (discontinued after 1990)
* Best Graphic Album of Original Work
* Best Graphic Album of Previously Published Work
* Best Anthology
* Best Syndicated Strip or Panel
* Best Biographical, Historical, or Journalistic Presentation
* Best American Edition of Foreign Material
* Best Domestic Reprint Project
* Best New Talent
* Best Online Comics Work
* Special Award for Humor
* Special Award for Excellence in Production/Presentation
* The Hero Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award
* The Jack Kirby Hall of Fame
There are plenty of people I know that are worthy of nomination, and I strongly encourage any professional to nominate their fellow colleagues for these awards.
You can vote here: harveyawards.org.
Best of luck!