2021 Finalists


2021 Gary Reed Award
Finalists

GARRETT GUNN

Writer: Cold Dead Hands, Warcorns, Franklin and Ghost, Good Boy

Nomination Comment: “Great storytelling that brings you into the characters’ realms. Garrett is a creative genius on many a title.”

DRENA JO

Editor: Broken Gargoyle, Haunted High Ons, Butts in Seats

Nomination Comment: “Drena is an exceptional editor with a brilliant mind. Her suggestions are always to make the story stronger than it already is and to help the writers and artists she is working with to be better story tellers.”

CHRISTINA BLANCH

Writer, Store Owner: The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood, Cafe Macbre, Good Boy, Store owner of Aw Yeah Comics- Muncie

Nomination Comment: “Christy makes it her professional and personal mission to lift-up, support, and encourage other creators, fans, and the even a love of and for the medium itself. Her work in all these areas speaks for itself, and she exemplifies all the virtues, personally and professionally, the award was designed to recognize.”

JOSHUA WERNER

Writer, Penciler, Inker, Colorist, Editor, Publisher, Layouts/Design: The Winchester Mystery House, Broken Gargoyles, Art Director for Source Point Press

Nomination Comment: “Josh’s willingness to share his insights, attention to detail, versatility, management and overall dedication to help aspiring artists see the fruition of their stories into comics embodies the spirit of the Gary Reed Award.”