I've deleted the (other worthwhile) nominees that aren't from our area to highlight those who are. Congratulations to everyone who's nominated for the second year of this award.
Fan and Pro Nomination Categories
* Best Cartoonist (Writer/Artist)
- Monica Gallagher (of Baltimore)
- Tom King
* Best Series
- Batman, DC Comics
- Mister Miracle, DC Comics (both are written by Tom King)
* Best Single Issue or Story
- Batman/Elmer Fudd Special, DC Comics
- Mister Miracle #5, DC Comics
(both are written by Tom King)
* Best Anthology
- Magic Bullet, D.C. Conspiracy (Wash, DC cooperative group)
- Mine! A Celebration of Liberty and Freedom for All Benefiting Planned Parenthood, ComicMix (includes story by Carolyn Belefski)
* Best Humor Comic
- Batman/Elmer Fudd Special, DC Comics (Tom King, again)
* Best Webcomic
- The Middle Age, Steve Conley (http://www.middleagecomic.
com/) (Until recently Steve Conley was a Northern VA resident. We'll give him grandfather status)
* Best Non-fiction Comic Work
- ReDistricted, redistrictedcomics.com (edited by Northern VA's Matt Dembicki)
About the Ringo Awards
The Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards is an annual celebration of the creativity, skill and fun of comics. The Ringo Awards recognize outstanding achievements in over 20 categories, and are the only industry awards nominated by fans and pros alike, with final voting by the comic professional community. Launched in 2017, the awards ceremony is held annually at the Baltimore Comic-Con. Further details are available at www.ringoawards.com.