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 monthâ€™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 email@example.com.
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.