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PR: BOOM! Studios and Its Imprints, KaBOOM! Studios and Archaia, Earn Nine Harvey Award Nominations

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BOOM! STUDIOS AND ITS IMPRINTS, KaBOOM! STUDIOS AND ARCHAIA, EARN NINE 2013 HARVEY AWARD NOMINATIONS

‘Adventure Time,’ ‘Cow Boy: A Boy and His Horse,’ and ‘Cursed Pirate Girl’
earn multiple nominations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Los Angeles, CA (August 5, 2013) – Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios and its imprints, KaBOOM! Studios and Archaia Entertainment, are proud to announce they have earned nine nominations in the 2013 Harvey Awards!

Established in 1988 and named after famed cartoonist and comics genius Harvey Kurtzman, the Harvey Awards (harveyawards.org) are presented annually and are the only awards both nominated by and selected by the full body of comic book professionals.

The titles and creators nominated are:

BEST LETTERER
Chris Eliopoulos, Cow Boy: A Boy and His Horse (Archaia)

MOST PROMISING NEW TALENT
Jerry Gaylord, Fanboys Vs. Zombies (BOOM! Studios)

BEST NEW SERIES
Adventure Time (KaBOOM! Studios)

BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM – PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED
Cursed Pirate Girl (Archaia)

BEST AMERICAN EDITION OF FOREIGN MATERIAL
Sharaz-De: Tales from the Arabian Nights (Archaia)

SPECIAL AWARD FOR HUMOR IN COMICS
Ryan North, Adventure Time (KaBOOM! Studios)

SPECIAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRESENTATION
Cursed Pirate Girl – Jeremy Bastian (Archaia)

BEST ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL PUBLICATION FOR YOUNGER READERS
Adventure Time (KaBOOM! Studios)
Cow Boy: A Boy and His Horse (Archaia)

In previous years, BOOM! Studios has earned 13 nominations, winning twice (in 2010 for The Muppet Show Comic Book in the Best Original Graphic Novel Publication for Younger Readers category, and in 2011 for Roger Langridge’s work in The Muppet Show Comic Book in the Special Award for Humor category); while its new imprint, Archaia Entertainment, has earned 11 nominations, also winning twice (in 2012 for Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand in the Best Graphic Album of Original Work and Best Single Issue or Story categories).

Voting is now open to professionals who write, draw, ink, color, letter, design, edit, or are involved in the creative aspect of comics. The deadline to submit ballots is Monday, August 19. The online ballot can be accessed here: www.harveyawards.org/2013-final-ballot. Winners will be announced at the Harvey Awards banquet, which will be held Saturday, Sept. 7 at Baltimore Comic-Con (baltimorecomiccon.com) in Baltimore, Maryland. A full list of the 2013 nominees can be found on the Harvey Awards website, harveyawards.org.