Monstress and Saga Among British Fantasy Award Nominees

Administered annually by the British Fantasy Society (BFS), the British Fantasy Awards are given to works and creators demonstrating excellence in the fantasy genre. The awards are decided by a combination of voting and juries per category, and the winners are presented in September during FantasyCon.

This year nominees for a total of thirteen categories were named, including Monstress Volume 1 and Saga for Image Comics for the Best Comic/Graphic Novel category. Other categories include Best Non-fiction, Beset Artist, Best Collection, and more. For a full list of nominees, click here

Best Comic/Graphic Novel Shortlist

  • 2000AD (progs 1963-2011) ed. Matt Smith
  • Monstress, Vol 1: Awakening – Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda
  • Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat! (#2-13) – Kate Leth & Brittney Williams
  • Saga (#33-40) – Brian K Vaughan & Fiona Staples
  • Sixpack and Dogwelder: Hard Travelin’ Heroz (#1-5) – Garth Ennis & Russ Braun
  • Skal (Chapter 3, pages 1-19) – Jennie Gyllblad
*Bold denotes Diamond publisher

About FantasyCon
The British Fantasy Society’s annual convention Fantasycon. Fantasycon brings writers, readers, artists, publishers and others involved in fantasy and horror writing together to celebrate the genre. FantasyCon 2017 will take place from September 29 - October 1 at the Bull Hotel in Peterborough, England. 

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