The Winners Of The 2017 Ringo Awards

by Hannah Means Shannon

The first annual Ringo Awards, named in honor of Mike Weiringo, were held in Baltimore last night in conjunction with Baltimore Comic-Con. After a moving keynote speech by David Petersen which explored the need for introducing people in our lives to the comics medium, the awards, which moved briskly at less than two hours in duration, were presented with plenty of humor and zest.
Here is a full listing of the winners of the inaugural Ringo Awards for 2017:
Fan Favorites:
Favorite Hero: Cash Wayne (Spectrum)
Favorite Villain: Arlo (unOrdinary)
Favorite New Series: Spectrum
Favorite New Talent: InstantMiso
Jury and Fan Winners:
Best Cover Artist: Frank Cho
Best Series: Vision, Marvel Comics
Best Letterer: Todd Klein
Best Colorist: Laura Martin
Best Humor Comic: I Hate Fairyland, Image Comics
Best Original Graphic Novel: March: Book III, Top Shelf Productions
Best Comic Strip or Panel: Bloom County, Berkeley Breathed, Universal Uclick
Best Single Issue or Story: Emancipation Day,
Mike Wieringo Spirit Award: Future Quest #1, DC Comics
Best Anthology: Love is Love, DC Comics/IDW Publishing
Best Non-fiction Comic Work: March: Book Three, Top Shelf Productions
Best Presentation in Design: Mike Mignola’s Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects: Artist’s Edition Hardcover, IDW Publishing
Best Webcomic: The Red Hook, Dean Haspiel
Best Inker: Sean Murphy
Best Writer: Tom King
Best Artist or Penciller: Fiona Staples
Best Cartoonist (Writer/Artist): Skottie Young
Hero Initiative Awards:
Dick Giordano Humanitarian of the Year Award: Joshua Dysart
Hero Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award: Marv Wolfman
And here are a few photos from the ceremony:

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