SICBA Nominees: The Complete Shortlist

I announced on Wednesday that The Standard had been nominated for two Scottish Independent Comic Book Awards: Best Comic/Graphic Novel, and Best Writer.  Well, now I present the complete shortlist of nominees:

Best Writer
Craig Collins – Roachwell
Martin Conaghan – Burke and Hare
Gill Hatcher and Adam Smith – Go Wildlife!
John Lees – The Standard
Curt Sibling – King Evil

Best Artist
James Devlin – Dark Ascension: Confession
Will Pickering – Burke and Hare
Alex Ronald – Vampire Vixens
Curt Sibling – King Evil
Stevie White – Milk+

Best Comic Book or Graphic Novel
Burke and Hare
Dougie’s War
Ganjaman Presents
Go Wildlife!
King Evil
Milk+
Roachwell
The Standard
Team Girl Comic
Wasted

The SICBAs will be held at a special event following the Glasgow Comic Con on Saturday 18th June 2011.  You can read the shortlisted books and vote for your favorites at the Mackintosh Church from Monday 13th June to Friday 18th June.  Congratulations and good luck to all my fellow nominees!

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2 thoughts on “SICBA Nominees: The Complete Shortlist

  1. Hi John,

    Jim Alexander here. I was one of the SIBCA judges and I have to say we were all pretty impressed with the Standard all the more so as super hero comics are such a saturated market. Your and a couple of other stand-out pieces just lost out to the juggernaught that is Burke and Hare.

  2. Hi Jim,

    Thanks for the taking the time to get in touch with me! I am really grateful even for the nomination. I can’t complain to losing out to Burke & Hare. I read it, and it truly is a remarkable accomplishment of a book. I was just happy to be able to attend the awards, and see The Standard up there with such a high quality of competition. Also, the exposure that it’s got the comic, and the people that now know about it, can only be a good thing. So thanks again for the nomination, and the kind words about the book!

    Best wishes,

    – John

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