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Winners of the first British Comics Awards are announced

The winners of the 2012 British Comics Awards were announced Saturday evening at the Thought Bubble convention in Leeds. This is the first year for the awards, which were announced in January. Here’s the list of winners:

Best Book
Nelson, edited by Rob Davis and Woodrow Phoenix

Best Comic
Bad Machinery, by John Allison

Emerging Talent
Josceline Fenton

Young People’s Comic Award
Hilda and the Midnight Giant, by Luke Pearson

Hall of Fame Award
Raymond Briggs

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Comics A.M. | More on Marvel layoffs; CCI plans Balboa Park event

Marvel

Publishing | Heidi MacDonald and Tom Spurgeon offer commentary and context regarding last week’s layoffs by Marvel. [The Beat, Comics Reporter]

Conventions | San Diego City Council President Tony Young and Comic-Con International staff are working together on a “marquee event” at Balboa Park that around the time of Comic Con. While convention organizers are interested in a Balboa Park event, they don’t support Yong’s original proposal, a nationally televised parade that would kick off or end the con, saying that the logistics, traffic and crowding would be problematic. [Sign On San Diego]

Conventions | Ohio State University’s student newspaper covers this past weekend’s Mid-Ohio Con. [The Lantern]

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