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And the winners for the 2022 Harvey Awards are...

The best comics, manga, and comics adaptations are highlighted in the 2022 Harvey Awards winners

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The winners for the 2022 Harvey Awards have been announced in an gala event held Friday, October 7 at New York Comic Con by ReedPop (Popverse's parent company).

The Harvey Awards are an annual award intended to recognize the best in comics and adaptations of comics from around the globe. The Harvey Awards is steered by a committee consisting of Nellie Kurtzman, John Lind, and Chip Mosher.

You can watch the full 2022 Harvey Awards ceremony here:

This year's Harvey Awards nominees were chosen by a curated committee of comic creators, publishing staff, retailers, educators, and librarians. The nominees were then voted on by comic creators and industry professionals, with final ballots due September 2, 2022.

Here are the 2022 Harvey Awards nominees, with the winners bolded:

2022 Harvey Award for Book of the Year

2022 Harvey Award for Digital Book of the Year

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2022 Harvey Award for Best Children’s or Young Adult Book

2022 Harvey Award for Best Manga

  • Chainsaw Man by Tatsuki Fujimoto, translated by Amanda Haley (VIZ Media)
  • Blood on the Tracks by Shuzo Oshimi, translated by Daniel Komen (Vertical Comics)
  • Blue Lock by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yusuke Nomura, translated by Nate Derr (Kodansha Comics)
  • Cat + Gamer by Wataru Nadatani, translated by Zack Davission (Dark Horse Comics)
  • Red Flowers by Yoshiharu Tsuge, translated by Ryan Holmberg (Drawn & Quarterly)
  • Spy X Family by Tatsuya Endo, translated by Casey Loe (VIZ Media)

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2022 Harvey Award for Best International Book

  • Sweet Paprika by Mirka Andolfo (Image Comics)
  • Ballad for Sophie by Filipe Melo and Juan Cavia, translated by Gabriela Soares (Top Shelf Productions)
  • Castaways by Pablo Monforte and Laura Perez, translated by Silvia Perea Labayen (Dark Horse Comics)
  • This is How I Disappear by Mirion Malle, translated by Aleshia Jensen and Bronwyn Haslam (Drawn & Quarterly)
  • The Waiting by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim, translated by Janet Hong (Drawn & Quarterly)
  • Yellow Cab by Benoît Cohen and Christophe Chabouté, translated by Edward Gauvin (IDW Publishing)

2022 Harvey Award for Best Adaptation from Comic Book/Graphic Novel

  • Ms. Marvel (Disney+) based on Ms. Marvel (Marvel Comics)
  • The Batman, directed by Matt Reeves, based on Batman (DC Comics)
  • El Deafo (Apple TV+), based on El Deafo by CeCe Bell (Abrams Books)
  • Heartstopper (Netflix), based on Heartstopper by Alice Oseman (Hachette Children's Group)
  • Mind MGMT: The Psychic Espionage “Game” board game based on Mind MGMT by Matt Kindt (Dark Horse Comics)
  • Paper Girls (Amazon Prime Video), based on Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang (Image Comics)
  • Paris, 13th District directed by Jacques Audiard, based on “Amber Sweet,” “Hawaiian Getaway,” and “Killing And Dying” by Adrian Tomine (Drawn & Quarterly)
  • Peacemaker (HBO Max), based on The Peacemaker (DC Comics)
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, based on Shang-Chi (Marvel Comics)
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2022 Harvey Awards Hall of Fame class

Prior to the 2022 Harvey Awards ceremony at New York Comic Con 2022, the organization announced this year's four inductees in the Harvey Awards Hall of Fame. They are:

  • Neil Gaiman, writer (Sandman, American Gods)
  • Roy Thomas, writer, journalist, former Marvel Comics editor-in-chief
  • Gilbert Shelton, cartoonist (The Fabulous Furry Freak Brohters)
  • Marge Buell, cartoonist (Little Lulu)

The 2022 Harvey Awards were filmed by Popverse, and plan to be aired later in the month of October.

Here is the 2021 Harvey Awards ceremony:

Cover image for YouTube video2021 Harvey Awards | Featuring Trung Le Nguyen, Rachel Smythe, and More


The Harvey Awards follows the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. Here are the list of all the winners (and nominees) for the 2022 Eisner Awards.

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