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The 2017 Ringo Awards Winners and Nominees...

Winners of the Fan Favorite Categories

  • Favorite Hero: Cash Wayne (Spectrum)
  • Favorite Villain: Arlo (unOrdinary)
  • Favorite New Series: Spectrum
  • Favorite New Talent: InstantMiso

Best Cartoonist (Writer/Artist)

  • Daniel Clowes
  • Steve Conley
  • Hernandez Brothers
  • Aidyn Anh Huynh (Snailords)
  • Kaitlyn Narvaza (instantmiso)
  • Skottie Young – winner

Best Writer

  • PJ Haarsma & Alan Tudyk
  • Jody Houser
  • Tom King – winner
  • Robert Kirkman
  • Jeff Lemire
  • Alan Moore
  • Mark Waid
  • David Walker
  • Gerard Way

Best Artist or Penciller

  • Kaare Andrews
  • Cliff Chiang
  • Rafael de Latorre
  • Mitch Gerads
  • Jason Johnson
  • Jason Latour
  • Dustin Nguyen
  • Fiona Staples – winner

Best Inker

  • Mark Brooks
  • Jeremy Freeman
  • Jonathan Glapion
  • Jason Latour
  • Jae Lee
  • Danny Miki
  • Sean Murphy – winner
  • Victor Olazaba

Best Letterer

  • Clayton Cowles
  • Taylor Esposito
  • Todd Klein – winner
  • Troy Peteri
  • John Workman

Best Colorist

  • Jordie Bellaire
  • Tamra Bonvillain
  • Elizabeth Breitweiser
  • Laura Martin – winner
  • Rico Renzi
  • Sarah Stone
  • Matt Wilson

Best Cover Artist

  • Frank Cho – winner
  • Mike Del Mundo
  • JG Jones
  • Phil Noto
  • Ryan Sook
  • Fiona Staples
  • Sana Takeda

Best Series

Best Single Issue or Story

Best Original Graphic Novel

Best Anthology

Best Humor Comic

Best Comic Strip or Panel

  • Bloom County, Berkeley Breathed, Universal Uclick – winner
  • Dick Tracy, Joe Staton & Mike Curtis, Tribune Media Services
  • Foxtrot, Bill Amend, Universal Press Syndicate
  • Mutts, Patrick McDonnell, King Features Syndicate
  • Pearls Before Swine, Stephan Pastis, Universal Uclick

Best Webcomic

Best Non-fiction Comic Work

Best Presentation in Design

The 2017 Ringo Awards Professional Jury…

JOHN HAINES

Comic Book Historian and Owner of Comics & Friends in Mentor, Ohio

JAMAR NICHOLAS

Cartoonist of Leon, Protector of the Playground and Fist Stick Knife Gun

CHRIS POWELL

Vice President of Diamond Comic Distributors and CBLDF Board Member

HANNAH MEANS-SHANNON

Journalist and Executive Editor at COMICON.com

JOSÉ VILLARRUBIA

Colorist and Professor of Illustration at Maryland Institute College of Art

The Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards is pleased to announce David Petersen as the inaugural Keynote Speaker. David Petersen is best known as the creator of Mouse Guard. He enjoys fantasy, folklore, myth, and legend. Even more than that, he loves to draw and write about it. A steady diet of cartoons, comics, and tree-climbing fed his imagination and is what still inspires his work today. Read more…