Saga, Lumberjanes, and More Harvey Award Nominated Books Benefit CBLDF!

The 2016 Harvey Award winners will be announced this Saturday, September 3 at Baltimore Comic Con! Support CBLDF by donating to get your very own copy of these excellent nominated books, signed by their creators! Among the nominees are critically acclaimed books including Saga, Lumberjanes, Paper Girls, Southern Bastards, and Two Brothers. In addition, legendary creators Walter Simonson and Stan Sakai have titles up for the award: Ragnarök and Usagi Yojimbo, respectively. Last but certainly not least, Valiant received a slew of nominations for many of their ongoing titles. Find more detailed descriptions of these outstanding books by clicking on the links provided!


Walt Simonson’s Norse epic Ragnarök is nominated for Best Letterer (John Workman) and Best Colorist (Laura Martin)! This beautiful hardcover collects volume one of Simonson’s first creator-owned series in 20 years and comes signed by the renowned author and artist himself.


Lumberjanes is nominated for Best Letterer (Aubrey Aiese) and Best Original Graphic Publication for Younger Readers. If you’re unfamiliar with Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types, be sure to donate and get a copy of the first volume, signed by artist Brooke Allen!

Among the Image titles nominated for Harvey awards this year are Saga Paper Girls, and  Southern Bastards.

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Saga is nominated for Best Continuing Series, and Fiona Staples (Mystery Society, Archie) is nominated for Best Cover Artist and Best Artist for her work on the series. We currently have the deluxe book one hardcover available, signed by author Brian K. Vaughan (Y: The Last ManPaper Girls)!

Paper Girls

If you just can’t get enough Brian K. Vaughan, Paper Girls has been nominated for Best New Series and we have copies signed by either artist Cliff Chiang (Wonder Woman) or author Brian K. Vaughan!

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Southern Bastards is nominated for three Harveys, including Best Continuing Series! Jason Aaron (ScalpedMen of Wrath) is nominated for Best Writer, and Jason Latour (Spider-Gwen) is up for Best Artist for their work on this series. We are currently offering the trade paperback and hardcover editions, both signed by author Jason Aaron!

Two Brothers

Two Brothers is nominated for Best American Edition of Foreign Material and Best Graphic Album Original! This hardcover comes signed by the talented twin brothers themselves, Fábio Moon and Gabriel Ba (DaytripperUmbrella Academy).

Usagi Yojimbo Senso

Stan Sakai is nominated for Best Cartoonist for his work on Usagi Yojimbo. We are currently offering a hardcover edition of Usagi Yojimbo: Senso signed by creator Stan Sakai!

Valiant has quite a few titled up for Harvey Awards this year, including X-O Manowar and The Valiant!

X-O Manowar

X-O Manowar is the recipient of two nominations this year, Best Colorist (Brian Reber) and Best Cartoonist (Rafer Roberts). This volume one trade paperback comes signed by author Robert Venditti (The Surrogates)!


The Valiant also received two Harvey nominations: the Special Award for Excellence in Presentation (Rian Hughes, Paolo Rivera, Dylan Todd, Warren Simons, and Kyle Andrukiewicz) and Best Inker (Joe Rivera). This trade paperback comes signed by author Jeff Lemire (Sweet ToothUnderwater Welder) and artist Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT, Super Spy)!

Support CBLDF and all of these fantastic nominees by donating today!