The 2011 Ghastly Awards winners have been announced! The Ghastly Awards, which were founded in 2011, recognize outstanding achievements in horror comics through a peer based nomination system. There were some incredible books throughout the past year, and it is important to support such excellence in the horror world. Nominations for the 2012 awards are already open, so if you’re a creator head over to www.ghastlyawards.com! You can check out the 2011 winners and the official press release after the break. Read on for the skinny…
Nominations are now open for the 2012 Awards!
The 2011 Winners are:
Best Ongoing Title:
Sixth Gun (Oni Press)
’68 (Image Comics)
Hellblazer Annual (Vertigo)
Best New Series:
Green Wake (Image Comics)
Creepy (Dark Horse)
Flesh & Blood (Monsterverse)
Best Archival Collection:
Bob Powell’s Terror (IDW Publishing)
Cullen Bunn – The Sixth Gun
Riley Rossmo – Green Wake
Mark Bloodworth – Deadworld Last Siesta
Menton Matthews III – Monocyte
Jay Fotos – Locke & Key, ’68
Best Web Comic:
Hall of Fame Inductee:
The 2011 judging panel consists of Decapitated Dan (Decapitated Dan), Lonnie Nadler (Bloody-disgusting), Steve Banes (The Horrors Of It All), Mike Howlet (The Weird World of Eerie Publications) and Mykal Banta (Bloody Pulp Tales).
We thank everyone who took the time to nominate in this years awards. Nominations are now open for the 2012 Awards!
We congratulate all of the Winners and Nominees for what they bring to the comic reading community. To be nominated by your peers is a big honor and the Ghastly Awards are here to celebrate your achievements.
For more information on the Ghastly Awards, or to submit your nominations in for the 2012 Award season please go to www.ghastlyawards.com.