The 2008 Harvey Awards were announced at a ceremony at Baltimore Comic-Con last weekend.  DC creators took the top three creative awards, Best Writer, Best Artist, and Best Cartoonist. 


DC’s All Star Superman not only took Best Artist, but also Best Single Issue or Story and Best Continuing Series.   Dark Horse’s Umbrella Academy won Best New Series; Image’s Popgun won Best Anthology. 


Four publishers split the top graphic novel spots—Oni, Marvel, Fantagraphics, and Dynamite. 


The 2008 Harvey Awards:


Best Writer

Brian K. Vaughan

Y: The Last Man

Vertigo/DC Comics


Best Artist

Frank Quitely

All Star Superman

DC Comics


Best Cartoonist

Darwyn Cooke

The Spirit

DC Comics


Best Graphic Album—Original

Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together

Oni Press


Best Graphic Album—Previously Published

Captain America Omnibus, Volume 1

Marvel Comics


Best Domestic Reprint Project

Complete Peanuts

Fantagraphics Books


Best American Edition of Foreign Material

Eduardo Risso's Tales of Terror

Dynamite Entertainment


Special Award for Humor

Nicholas Gurewitch

Perry Bible Fellowship


Best Online Comic

Perry Bible Fellowship

Nicholas Gurewitch


Special Award for Excellence in Presentation

EC Archives

Various, edited by John Clark



Best Single Issue or Story

All Star Superman # 8

DC Comics


Best Biographical, Historical, or Journalistic Presentation

Reading Comics: How Graphic Albums Work and What They Mean

Douglas Wolk

Da Capo Press


Best Cover Artist

Mike Mignola


Dark Horse Comics

Best Letterer

Chris Eliopoulos


Marvel Comics


Best Colorist

Laura Martin


Marvel Comics


Best Inker

Kevin Nowlan


Top Cow/Image


Best Syndicated Strip or Panel


Garry Trudeau

Universal Press Syndicate


Best Continuing or Limited Series

All Star Superman

DC Comics


Best New Series

Umbrella Academy

Dark Horse Comics


Best New Talent

Vasilis Lolos

Last Call

Oni Press


Best Anthology

Popgun Volume 1,

Edited by Joe Keatinge and Mark Andrew Smith

Image Books


Hero Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award

Nick Cardy

Presented by Todd Dezago