Many thanks to everyone that sent in a copy of their books for consideration by the committee for the Gene Day Award, which honours self-published books from the previous calendar year. We received a lot of books and we’ve divided them into 2 sections:
- those published in 2016 – these will be considered for this year’s Gene Day Award
- those published in 2017 – these will be held for consideration for 2018
13 entries were eligible for this year:
BADASSICAL #1 by John Fleming, Colette Turner
BONES OF THE COAST by the Cloudscape Comics Collective
THE BOOK by Various, George Todorovski, Rene Vriends, editors
CANOE BOYS by Jamie Michaels, Evan Collis
DRUNK TALES by Jesse Davidge, Andrew Fielden
GLOAMING #2 by Michael McAdam, Kyle Burles
JACK GRIMM: HARBINGER OF DEATH #1-3 by Gary Boyarski
NYOBI #2-3 by Larry Higgins, Steve Beaulieu
PAPER ROCK SCISSORS N’STUFF WARS by Luanga A. Nuwame, George Leon
SALTWATER #1 by Keith Grachow, Mitch Cook
SKY ROVER by Nunumi
SONGS FOR THE DEAD #1 by Michael Christopher Heron, Andrea Fort, Sam Beck and Nick Nobles
SPECTRUM #1 by Michael McAdam, Jeremy Thew
THUNDER #5 by Michael McAdam, Myk Emmshin
TORONTO COMICS VOL. 3 by Various, Steven Andrews, Aaron Feldman and Allison O’Toole, editors
UNA THE BLADE by Steve LeCouilliard and various.
We’ll be narrowing down this list to about a half dozen entries, which will be announced on Monday, July 10, 2017 along with the other nominations for the 2017 Joe Shuster Awards.
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This is fantastic! One edit: It’s not “THE Gloaming,” it’s just GLOAMING. Thanks so much!!
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