2013 Ghastly Award Winners Announced

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by Carl R. Jansson
Senior Correspondent
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GAHeaderNamed for acclaimed comic creator “Ghastly” Graham Ingles, The Ghastly Awards have been honoring excellence in horror comics since 2011.

Founded in 2011 by Decapitated Dan with the help of Steve Banes, Mike Howlett, Lonnie Nadler and Mykal Banta, the Ghastly Awards recognize outstanding achievements in Horror Comics over a range of 15 different categories. The Ghastly Award Judges work strictly on a volunteer basis. There is no paid staff and the awards are completely funded from the generous donations of its sponsors.

This year’s winners were chosen by a panel of judges, then voted on by the judges, creators, and fans to decide the winners.

The 2013 Winners are:

Best Ongoing Title: Afterlife with Archie (Archie Comics)

Best Mini-Series: Locke & Key: Omega (IDW Publishing)

Best One-Shot:  Edgar Allan Poe: The Raven & The Red Death (Dark Horse)

Best New Series: Afterlife with Archie (Archie Comics)

Best Anthology: Bloke’s Terrible Tomb of Terror (Independent)

Best Original Graphic Novel: Hellboy: The Midnight Circus (Dark Horse)

Best Archival Collection:  Steve Ditko Monsters Vol. 1: Gorgo (IDW Publishing/Yoe Books)

Best Writer:   Joe Hill (Locke & Key: Omega)

Best Artist: Richard Corben (Edgar Allan Poe’s: The Raven and the Red Death)

Best Inker: Terry Moore (Rachel Rising)

Best Letterer: Clem Robins (B.P.R.D., Baltimore, Hellboy in Hell, The Strain)

Best Colorist: Francesco Francavilla (Afterlife with Archie)

Best Web Comic: The Last Halloween (www.last-halloween.com)

Hall of Fame Inductees: Gene Colan and Archie Goodwin

All of us at FanboyNation would like to congratulate the winners, as well as those nominated, for what you bring to this community. If you’d like to submit your horror comics for the 2014 Award season please go to www.ghastlyawards.com.

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