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Richard Thompson takes Harvey Award for syndicated strip

Cul de Sac creator Richard Thompson has won a Harvey Award in the Best Syndicated Strip category. It was a pretty solid category with Dan Piraro (Bizarro), Garry Trudeau (Doonesbury), Patrick McDonnell (Mutts), and Stephen Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) as the other nominees.

In the category for best Online Comic work, Kate Beaton took the award for (Hark! A Vagrant). She also honored with Best Cartoonist.

The other categories and winners are below:

BEST LETTERER – Chris Eliopoulos for “FEAR ITSELF”, published by Marvel Comics

BEST COLORIST – Dave Stewart for “HELLBOY: THE FURY”, published by Dark Horse Comics

BEST SYNDICATED STRIP – “CUL DE SAC”, by Richard Thompson, syndicated by Universal Press Syndicate

BEST ONLINE COMICS WORK – “HARK! A VAGRANT”, by Kate Beaton, harkavagrant.com; print edition published by Drawn and Quarterly

BEST AMERICAN EDITION OF FOREIGN MATERIAL – “THE MANARA LIBRARY, VOLUME 1: INDIAN SUMMER AND OTHER STORIES”, published by Dark Horse Comics

BEST INKER – Joe Rivera for “DAREDEVIL”, published by Marvel Comics

BEST NEW SERIES – “DAREDEVIL”, published by Marvel Comics

MOST PROMISING NEW TALENT – Sara Pichelli, for “ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN”, published by Marvel Comics

SPECIAL AWARD FOR HUMOR IN COMICS – Kate Beaton for “HARK! A VAGRANT”, harkavagrant.com; printed edition published by Drawn and Quarterly

BEST ORIGINAL GRAPHIC PUBLICATION FOR YOUNGER READERS – “ANYA’S GHOST”, published by First Second

BEST ANTHOLOGY – “DARK HORSE PRESENTS”, published by Dark Horse Comics

BEST DOMESTIC REPRINT PROJECT – “WALT SIMONSON’S THE MIGHTY THOR, ARTIST’S EDITION”, published by IDW

BEST COVER ARTIST – J. H. WILLIAMS for “BATWOMAN”, published by DC Comics

SPECIAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRESENTATION – “WALT SIMONSON’S THE MIGHTY THOR, ARTIST’S EDITION”, published by IDW

BEST ORIGINAL GRAPHIC ALBUM – “JIM HENSON’S TALE OF SAND”, published by Archaia Entertainment

BEST BIOGRAPHICAL,HISTORICAL OR JOURNALISTIC PRESENTATION – “GENIUS ISOLATED: THE LIFE AND ART OF ALEX TOTH”, published by IDW

BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED – “THE DEATH RAY”, published by Drawn and Quarterly

BEST CONTINUING OR LIMITED SERIES – “DAREDEVIL”, published by Marvel Comics

BEST WRITER – Mark Waid for “DAREDEVIL”, published by Marvel Comics

BEST ARTIST – J. H. Williams for “BATWOMAN”, published by DC Comics

BEST CARTOONIST – Kate Beaton for “HARK! A VAGRANT”, harkavagrant.com; printed edition published by Drawn and Quarterly

BEST SINGLE ISSUE OR STORY – “JIM HENSON’S TALE OF SAND”, published by Archaia Entertainment

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