ICN Awards: The Provisional List

We listened to you guys last year and this year we’ve added categories and made a provisional list for people to provide feedback on. This will be open until the end of October and then we will publish the final list will be published for the vote. As you may have noticed, we are a bit light on some of the categories so we would appreciate some input. We will also accept input in relation to new categories.

Note: The ICN year runs from November to November so additional comics may be published before nominations close.

Well here they are:

Best Artist Published In Ireland
Paul Bolger
Robert Carey
Cormac Hughes
Kevin Keane
Paddy Lynch
Luka Pizarri
Daryl Shaw

Best Writer Published In Ireland
Paul Bolger & Barry Devlin
Hugo Boylan
Stephen Carey
Dave Hendrick
Ciaran Marcantonio
Darrin O’Toole
Kerrie Smith
Wayne Talbot
Anthea West

Best Colourist Published In Ireland
Dee Cunniffe
Triona Farrell
Chris O’Halloran
Ruth Redmond

Best Irish Artist Published Outside Ireland
PJ Holden
John McCrea
Eoin Coveney
Stephen Mooney
Nick Roche
Declan Shalvey
Will Sliney
Nate Stockman
Stephen Thompson

Best Irish Writer Published Outside Ireland
Michael Carroll
Garth Ennis
Martin Hayes
Mike Lynch
Maura McHugh

Best Colourist Published Outside Ireland
Jordie Bellaire
Dee Cuniffe
Len O’Grady
Ruth Redmond

Best Letterer
Dee Cuniffe
Mirium Abuin
Kerrie Smith

Best Irish Creator Comic Published In Ireland
Heavy Black
The Hound
Lightning Strike
Queen of Storms
Rabbit And Paul
Stone Hewn Sky

Best Irish Creator Comic Published Outside Ireland

Gun Suits
Monster Motors

Best Cover
Big Bastard Issue 4
Heavy Black
Injection Issue 2
Life Signs
Lightning Strike Issue 6
Lightning Strike Issue 8

Best Overall Irish Book
Big Bastard
Cork Sci-Fi Comic
The Hound
Lightning Strike
Rabbit And Paul
Zombie Hi

Best Irish Webcomic
Azure Capricorn
Between Wars
Between Worlds
Splitting Borders
Superhero Helpdesk

Best Digital Comic
Death’s New Lease on Life
Djinn Tales

Best Irish Comic Related Blog/Website
The Arcade
Following The Nerd
Geek Ireland
Girls Like Comics

Best Irish Comic Related Event
ComicCity Festival 2015
The Comics Lab
Cork Comic Expo 2015
Dublin Comic Con 2015
Laydeez Do Comics Christmas Event

Best Irish Comic Shop
Angry Cherry
The Big Bang
Dublin City Comics & Collectibles
Hidden Treasures
Sub City Comics

Best Comic Related/Featured Podcast
ComicCitycast (formerly The 2D Cast)
The Irish Pubcast
Talking Bollox

Best Newcomer
Fiona Boniwell
Katie Fleming
Séan Hogan
Wayne Talbot
Demons In Disguise Creative Team

Best Irish Anthology
Cork Sci-Fi Comic
Incandescent Memories
Life Signs
Lightning Strike

Best Irish Publisher
Atomic Diner
Cardboard Press
Lightning Strike
O’Brien Press
Uproar Comics