HUGO AWARDS 2013
Toastmaster: Paul Cornell
Next weekend its the Hugo's and there are some gems on the short list.
Best Graphic Story
Grandville Bête Noire, written and illustrated by Bryan Talbot (Dark Horse Comics, Jonathan Cape)
Locke & Key Volume 5: Clockworks, written by Joe Hill, illustrated by Gabriel Rodriguez (IDW)
Saga, Volume One, written by Brian K. Vaughn, illustrated by Fiona Staples (Image Comics)
Schlock Mercenary: Random Access Memorabilia, written and illustrated by Howard Tayler, colors
by Travis Walton (Hypernode Media)
Saucer Country, Volume 1: Run, written by Paul Cornell, illustrated by Ryan Kelly, Jimmy Broxton and Goran Sudžuka (Vertigo)
Doctor Who has 3 nominations in Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form which is an impressive showing.
But check out the nods to the fantastic Tansy Rayner Roberts
Recommended on Galactic Suburbia a couple of weeks back and up for Best Novelette is:
“Fade to White,” Catherynne M Valente (Clarkesworld, August 2012)
Best Fan Writer
Tansy Rayner Roberts
and some of Tansy's companions on Verity! Six Smart Women Discussing Doctor Who (up for a Parsec award) have some deserving nominations.
Best Related Work
Chicks Dig Comics: A Celebration of Comic Books by the Women Who Love Them, Edited by Lynne M. Thomas & Sigrid Ellis (Mad Norwegian Press)
Chicks Unravel Time: Women Journey Through Every Season of Doctor Who, Edited by Deborah Stanish & L.M. Myles (Mad Norwegian Press)
Great books and stock items.
TANSY TANSY TANSY!
SAGA SAGA SAGA!