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Finalists announced for 2012 SPACE Prize

The finalists have been announced for the 2012 SPACE Prize, selected from among the titles collected at the 2012 Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo in Columbus, Ohio.

The winner in each of the three categories — General, Minicomics/Short Story and Webcomic — will be chosen by two rotating judges and registered 2012 SPACE exhibitors. The winner in the General category receives $300 and a plaque, while the winners in the Minicomics/Short Story and Webcomic category each receive $100 and a plaque.

Winners will be announced in January, and presented with their plaques April 13 during SPACE 2013. The finalists are:

General Category

Binary Gray #1-2, by Chris Charton and Rowel Roque (Assailant Comics)

Blink: Wonka Wonka Kochalka, by Max Ink (Point Media)

In the Sound and Seas, Vols. 1 and 2, by Marnie Galloway (Monkey-Rope Press)

Kiss & Tell: A Romantic Resume, Ages 0 to 22, by MariNaomi (Harper Perennial)

Lackluster World #7, by Eric Adams

No One is Safe, by Katherine Wirick (Kreider-Wirick LLC)

The Samartian: Collected Edition, by Victor Dandridge and Ren McKinzie (Vantage House Productions)

Spy Guy #2, by Mike Kitchen (Ultraist Studios)

Wild Child #1: Fight or Flight, by M Young

Yuri the Awakening, by Doug Hufford and Todd Biesetl (Packrat Comics)

Minicomics/ Short Story Category

The All-Creator’s Wife, by Tara Helfer

And Then One Day #9, by Ryan Claytor (Elephant Eater Comics)

As Eavesdropped #3, by Suzanne Baumann

Bears in SPACE, by Daniel McCloskey and Nate McDonough

“For the Green” from Panel: Green, by Tony Goins and Craig Bogart (Ferret Press)

“Green to Green” from Panel: Green, by Dara Naraghi and Matt Kish (Ferret Press)

“The Only Two” from Panel #18, by Tony Goins and Andy Bennett (Ferret Press)

Star #2, by Kurst Dinse and Brian John Mitchell (Silber Media)

Super Ball Diaries, by Andrew Fraser (AkatamagoManga)

Veggie Dog Saturn #6, by Jason Young (Buyer Beware Comics)

Webcomic Category

Catacombs, by Todd Goodman and Rofe (Old World Comics)

The Comicverse, by Bianca Alu-Marr and Steve Peters (Awakening Comics)

Maybe Too Metal, by Leslie Anderson and Jared Anderson

Next Year’s Girl, by Katie Valeska

Origins Unknown: Breaking the Habit, by Victor Dandridge and Jacob Newell (Vantage House Productions)

Origins Unknown: Point of Authority, by Victor Dandridge and Jacob Newell (Vantage House Productions)

Retail Sunshine #4, by Phil Machi (Livestock Productions)

Smoke in Your Eyes, by MariNaomi (The Rumpus)

Veggie High, by Matt and Jeanie Bryan

Zombie Marge Comix, by Tim Fuller (Zombie Marge Comix Group)

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Nothing makes me happier than when I see my friends on lists like these (Kurt Dinse, Brian John Mitchell & Jason Young).

Nothing makes me happier than seeing my friends (Kurt Dinse, Max Ink, Jason Young, Katherine Wirick, Suzanne Baumann, Daniel McClosket, Nate McDonough) on lists like these except when friends comment saying they like seeing my name on lists like these….

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