The Hugo Awards have been announced for the Best Graphic Story. The Hugo is an award for writers, artists working in the fantasy and sci-fi field. Five stories have been announced including Howard Tayler’s’ “The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse” (of webcomic Shlock Mercenary and a friend of The Daily Cartoonist).
The nominees are:
- Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? Neil Gaiman and Andy Kubert and Scott Williams (DC Comics)
- Captain Britain And MI13 Volume Three: Vampire State Paul Cornell and Leonard Kirk and Mike Collins and Adrian Alphona and Ardian Syaf (Marvel Comics)
- Fables Volume Twelve: The Dark Ages, Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham and Peter Gross and Andrew Pepoy and Michael Allred and David Hahn and Lee Loughridge and Laura Allred and Todd Klein (Vertigo Comics)
- Girl Genius, Volume Nine: Agatha Heterodyne and the Heirs of the Storm, Kaja Foglio and Phil Foglio and Cheyenne Wright (Airship Entertainment)
- Schlock Mercenary: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse, Howard Tayler (Self-Published)
Good luck Howard.