2018 Harvey Awards


The 2018 Harvey Awards, honoring the life and work of comics creator Harvey Kurtzman,(1924-1993), cartoonist, writer, editor and founder of Mad Magazine, were presented October 5 in New York.

Book of the Year

  • MONSTRESS by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda (Image)

Digital Book of the Year

  • BARRIER by Brian K. Vaughn, Marcos Martin and Muntsa Vicente (Panel Syndicate)

Best Children or Young Adult Book (tie)

  • THE PRINCE AND THE DRESSMAKER by Jen Wang (First Second)
  • THE TEA DRAGON SOCIETY, by Katie O’Neill (Oni Press)

Best Adaptation from a Comic Book/Graphic Novel

  • BLACK PANTHER (Walt Disney Pictures) – Directed by Ryan Coogler. Adapted from “Black Panther” (Marvel Comics)

Best Manga

  • MY LESBIAN EXPERIENCE WITH LONELINESS by Nagata Kabi (Seven Seas)

Best European Book

  • CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’: CASS ELLIOT BEFORE THE MAMAS & THE PAPAS by Pénélope Bagieu (First Second)

In addition, the following Special Awards were presented by the Harvey Awards Executive Committee:

2018 Comic Pioneer Honor

  • Jackie Estrada

Harvey Hall of Fame Award

  • Roz Chast
  • Dave Gibbons

International Spotlight Award

  • Harold Sakuishi, creator of Beck and The Seven Shakespeares

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