Keith Knight among 2008 Glyph Awards winners

This year’s Glyph Comics Award winners have been announced, and Keith Knight, creator of the newly launched Knight Life comic has been honored with Best Comic Strip for his comic The K Chronicles.

Other winners include:

  • Story of the Year: Sentences: The Life of MF Grimm; Percy Carey, writer, Ronald Wimberly, artist
  • Best Writer: James Sturm, Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow
  • Best Artist: Kyle Baker, Nat Turner: Revolution
  • Best Male Character: Emmet Wilson, Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow; co-created by James Sturm, writer, and Rich Tommaso, artist
  • Best Female Character: Amanda Waller, Checkmate; Greg Rucka, writer, Joe Bennett &Jack Jadson, artists
  • Rising Star Award: Marguerite Abouet, Aya
  • Best Reprint Publication: Aya, Drawn &Quarterly; Chris Oliveros, publisher, Helge Dascher, translator
  • Best Cover: Sentences: The Life of MF Grimm; Ronald Wimberly, illustrator
  • Best Comic Strip: The K Chronicles; Keith Knight, story and art
  • Fan Award for Best Comic: Fantastic Four: The New Fantastic Four; Dwayne McDuffie, writer, Paul Pelletier &Rick Magyar, artists