Glyph Awards Call for Submissions

The Beat reports that submissions are open for nominations for the 2007 Glyph Awards, which will honor the best in black comics and creators.

Materials released from January 1 to December 31, 2006 are eligible. Only completed works will be considered, not works in progress. Online comics creators and newspaper/periodical cartoonists with websites should send a direct URL link to their site or page. Daily cartoonists must have a minimum of one month’s work archived and available for viewing; weekly cartoonists a minimum of two months.

The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2007. Submissions should be sent to Rich Watson at

The Committee defines black-themed work as any comic with any combination of the following: a black protagonist(s), or at least a black character(s) pivotal to the direction of the story; a setting(s) or a theme(s) that explores the black experience within the United States and/or abroad, past, present, and/or future; and/or a comic of any kind written, illustrated, and/or published by a black creator(s).

The 2007 Glyph Comics Awards ceremony will be held at ECBACC, May 18-19, 2007.

Xaviar Xerexes

Wandering webcomic ronin. Created Comixpedia (2002-2005) and ComixTalk (2006-2012; 2016-?). Made a lot of unfinished comics and novels.

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