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Shortlist announced for Irish Comic News Awards

half past danger1The shortlist has been announced for the third annual Irish Comic News Awards, which, as the name suggests, honor Irish creators, comics, websites, retailers and, beginning this year, conventions. Online voting ends at midnight local time Nov. 1, with the winners announced shortly afterward.

As laid out here, a handful of changes have been made to the 2013 awards, beginning with the selection of the shortlist by a seven-person committee rather than the public. Categories also have been added for Best Irish Colorist, Best Irish Comic-Related Convention and Best Irish Comic Cover.

The shortlist is:

BEST IRISH ARTIST PUBLISHED IN IRELAND
Leann Hamilton
Will Sliney
Rob Carey
Tommie Kelly
Stephen Downey

BEST IRISH WRITER PUBLISHED IN IRELAND
Tommie Kelly
Darrin O’Toole
Leann Hamilton
Mike Lynch
Will Sliney

BEST IRISH ARTIST PUBLISHED OUTSIDE IRELAND
Stephen Mooney
PJ Holden
Declan Shalvey
Nick Roche
Will Sliney

BEST IRISH WRITER PUBLISHED OUTSIDE IRELAND
Michael Carroll
Stephen Mooney
Maura McHugh
Darrin O’Toole
Richmond Clements

BEST IRISH COLORIST
Len O’Grady
Ruth Redmond
Ciaran Lucas
Tommie Kelly
Leeann Hamilton

BEST IRISH WEB OR DIGITAL COMIC
The Holy Numbers
Superhero Help Desk
Bunsen Bunnies
Cattle Raid of Cooley
Them

BEST IRISH CREATOR COMIC PUBLISHED IN IRELAND
Stray Lines
Finn and Fish: The Wash Cycle
Celtic Warrior: The Legend of Cú Chulainn
At War With the Empire
Earthruler

BEST IRISH CREATOR COMIC PUBLISHED OUTSIDE IRELAND
Half Past Danger
Fearless Defenders
Numbercruncher
STRIP Magazine
2000 AD

BEST IRISH COMIC-RELATED BLOG/WEBSITE
Irish Comics Wiki
ComicBuzz
Following the Nerd
Will Sliney’s Blog
Pop Culture Monster

BEST IRISH COMIC-RELATED CONVENTION
D.I.C.E.
2D
Dublin Comic Con
Arcade Con
Octocon

BEST IRISH COMIC SHOP
The Big Bang
Forbidden Planet Dublin
Sub City Dublin
Hidden Treasure Comics
Forbidden Planet Belfast

OVERALL BEST IRISH COMIC
Stray Lines
Half Past Danger
Finn and Fish
Big Bastard
Celtic Warrior: The Legend of Cu Chulainn

BEST IRISH COMIC COVER
Celtic Warrior: The Legend of Cú Chulainn by Will Sliney
Half Past Danger #1 by Stephen Mooney
Jennifer Wilde #3 by Stephen Downey
Glimmer Man #1 Luca Pizzari
Big Jim by Paddy Lynch

BEST COMIC RELATED/FEATURED IRISH PODCAST
The Comic Cast
2D Podcast
The Pubcast
Following the Nerd
Sunnyside Comics

HALL OF FAME (individual)
Gerry Hunt
John McCrea
Paddy Brennan
Brendan McCarthy
Will Sliney

HALL OF FAME (comic)
In Dublin City
Finn & Fish
Half Past Danger
Stray Lines
Celtic Warrior: The Legend of Cú Chulainn

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I love lists like these because there are so many comics/creators to google/check out.

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