This past Saturday, Dark Horse Comics, the premier independent publisher in the industry, took home an impressive number of awards at the twenty-seventh Harvey Awards ceremony.
The Harvey is one of the comic book industry’s oldest and most respected awards. Held annually at Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harvey Awards recognize outstanding achievements in over twenty categories. They are the only industry awards both nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals.
Below is a list of Dark Horse’s wins.
Congratulations to all winners and nominees!
Dave Stewart, Hellboy: The Midnight Circus.
Young Hellboy runs away from the BPRD, only to stumble upon a weird and fantastical circus and the few demons from Hell who inhabit it.
Dark Horse Presents, edited by Mike Richardson.
A three-time Eisner and Harvey Award winner, this legendary, premier anthology is back and here to stay!
Best Biographical, Historical, or Journalistic Presentation
Best Graphic Album—Original
The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, by Vivek Tiwary.
Also the 2014 Eisner Award winner for Best Reality-Based Work, The Fifth Beatle tells the untold true story of Brian Epstein, the visionary manager who discovered and guided the Beatles—from their gigs in a tiny cellar in Liverpool to unprecedented international stardom. Both heartbreaking and uplifting, The Fifth Beatle not only reveals an important, unsung chapter in the history of the Beatles—but it will inspire anyone who’s ever dared to believe in a dream.
Best Domestic Reprint Project
Special Award for Excellence in Presentation
The Best of Comix Book: When Marvel Went Underground
In 1974, Marvel publisher Stan Lee and underground pioneer Denis Kitchen collaborated on a series called Comix Book. Featuring underground comix by Joel Beck, Kim Deitch, Justin Green, Trina Robbins, Art Spiegelman (including the first national appearance of Maus), Skip Williamson, and S. Clay Wilson, this best-of collects them all!
Best Online Comics Work
An epic tale of blood and drool from the artist of The Answer! and Revival.