Recognizing the best in science fiction and fantasy, the Hugo Awards are given out annually by the World Science Fiction Society. They’ve been doing this since 1955.
Since 2009, the awards also include one for “Best Graphic Story” Since then, Girl Genius, written by Kaja and Phil Foglio, drawn by Phil Foglio, and colored by Cheyenne Wright, has won both years. Vertigo’s Fables, written by Bill Willingham; illustrated by Mark Buckingham, has been nominated each year.
Both are nominated again this year.
The award will be given out on August 20 in Reno, Nevada, during Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention.
A complete list of all the nominees after the jump.
Best Graphic Story
Fables: Witches, written by Bill Willingham; illustrated by Mark Buckingham (Vertigo)
Girl Genius, Volume 10: Agatha Heterodyne and the Guardian Muse, written by Phil and Kaja Foglio; art by Phil Foglio; colors by Cheyenne Wright (Airship Entertainment)
Grandville Mon Amour, by Bryan Talbot (Dark Horse)
Schlock Mercenary: Massively Parallel, written and illustrated by Howard Tayler; colors by Howard Tayler and Travis Walton (Hypernode)
The Unwritten, Volume 2: Inside Man, written by Mike Carey; illustrated by Peter Gross (Vertigo)