Strips worthy of Nomination...

Discussion of the yearly awards for best comic in various categories.

Postby Mvmarcz on Fri Jan 12, 2007 7:15 pm

GrammasPajamas wrote:
spqrblues wrote:I'm discovering I don't read many Romantic, Superhero/Action, Short Form, or Single Panel comics.

More recommendations, anyone? What's a good "Romance" comic that isn't just about flowers and pink candy hearts? I'm considering nominating Alexandros. But I'd love to discover some new favourites through this.


By far the best romance comic is Fetus-X: http://www.fetusx.com/

It also has the advantage of being a short form and single panel comic!


fetus x was disqualified from romance last year
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Postby TheFLOORfan on Sat Jan 13, 2007 10:40 am

Hi! I am new here. I would like to point out an obviously obscure comedic cartoon that I discovered through a forum at retailworker.com. It is called, The FLOOR. I like it so much I have found myself wandering through the archives again. I know for a fact others have found this out-of-the-way strip charming as well as Mr. Lindgren (The artist) has not forbid anyone to go and look at his web traffic info. I have see people enticed to read the whole thing on more than one occassion... either that or they just like looking at the same cartoon 50 times... :lol:

I think The FLOOR should be a consideration for one of your awards!

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Postby Cool Fire Bird on Sat Jan 13, 2007 1:11 pm

Hihi, I'm new around here, checking out the web hosting and community here. :D
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I have my suggestions...

Best Writing: God of Destruction

Best Art: Talismen: Return of the Exile

Best Color: Roza and the Horse Prince

Best Black and White Art: Haru-Sari

Best Sci-Fi Comic: leveL

Best Character Writing: No Need For Bushido

Best Comedic Comic: Alternate

Best Dramatic Comic: BRINK

Best Action Comic: The Retriever

Best Fantasy Comic: No Rest For The Wicked

Best Environmental Design: Fantasy Realms
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Postby Legendary on Sat Jan 13, 2007 1:15 pm

Cool Fire Bird wrote:Best Fantasy Comic: No Rest For The Wicked


So very seconded.
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Postby Spqrblues on Sat Jan 13, 2007 1:39 pm

Oh! Oho!

Has Family Man been mentioned?

It's the sort of comic that can pretty much fill in many of the blank spots on my ballot--smart use of layout (I just love all of this), smart use of characters, smart use of smarts.

It's one I discovered when I felt I just couldn't fit reading yet another comic into the rotation, but every time I see a banner or other image from it, it pulls me right to it.
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Postby Radvfx on Mon Jan 15, 2007 1:30 pm

Joined a bit too late for last year, but started a [url="http://www.wire-heads.com/istrip]WIREHEADS[/url] last May... Und so...


Best Writing: Questionable Content

Best Art: Wapsi Square

Best Color: Inverloch

Best Black and White Art: Wapsi Square

Best Character Writing: Questionable Content

Best Newcomer: Planet Karen

Best 3D comic: Too Much Information

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Postby Ozoneocean on Wed Jan 17, 2007 3:51 pm

Thanks to Barb for the nomination... It's been a long time since I posted on keen... Certainly not since it's been CG...

Ah-well, all my nomnations are in. I wonder how this award thing will go?
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Re: Strips worthy of Nomination...

Postby The Mighty Mangler on Tue Jan 23, 2007 4:41 pm

Dandy Q. Dog wrote:MANGLED STARE by Will Rodriguez
This has been a favorite of mine for a while and has REALLY jumped up a few steps artistically this year by going full color with clever, photo backgrounds.
Suggested Categories:
Outstanding Superhero/Action Comic
Outstanding Photographic Comic
Outstanding use of color


Awww... ya big softie! Thanks! :shucks:
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