The nominations for the Hugo Awards have been announced, including the list of titles nominated for the Best Graphic Story Award:


Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?

Written by Neil Gaiman; Pencilled by Andy Kubert; Inked by Scott Williams (DC Comics)


Captain Britain And MI13. Volume 3: Vampire State

Written by Paul Cornell; Pencilled by Leonard Kirk with Mike Collins, Adrian Alphona and Ardian Syaf (Marvel Comics)


Fables Vol 12: The Dark Ages

Written by Bill Willingham; Pencilled by Mark Buckingham; Art by Peter Gross & Andrew Pepoy, Michael Allred, David Hahn; Colour by Lee Loughridge & Laura Allred; Letters by Todd Klein (Vertigo Comics)


Girl Genius, Volume 9: Agatha Heterodyne and the Heirs of the Storm

Written by Kaja and Phil Foglio; Art by Phil Foglio; Colours by Cheyenne Wright (Airship Entertainment)


Schlock Mercenary: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse

Written and Illustrated by Howard Tayler


Girl Genius won last year’s award in this category (see “Girl Genius Wins Hugo”).  Like Girl Genius, Schlock Mercenary is a Webcomic (with trade paperback editions).