ICN Awards Winners 2015

So we’ve tallied the numbers and worked out the winners. One book, as expected by some, has sweeped its categories and that was the Hound. One or two surprises for me but here they are:

BEST ARTIST PUBLISHED IN IRELAND
Paul Bolger

BEST WRITER PUBLISHED IN IRELAND
Paul Bolger & Barry Devlin

BEST IRISH ARTIST PUBLISHED OUTSIDE IRELAND
Declan Shalvey

BEST IRISH WRITER PUBLISHED OUTSIDE IRELAND
Maura McHugh

BEST COLOURIST PUBLISHED IN IRELAND

Ruth Redmond

BEST COLOURIST PUBLISHED OUTSIDE IRELAND
Jordie Bellaire

BEST LETTERER
Darren Brown

BEST DIGITAL COMIC
Death’s New Lease on Life

BEST WEBCOMIC
NHOJ Comics

BEST IRISH CREATOR COMIC PUBLISHED IN IRELAND
Hound

BEST IRISH CREATOR COMIC PUBLISHED OUTSIDE IRELAND
2000AD

BEST NEWCOMER
Séan Hogan

BEST IRISH COMIC RELATED BLOG/WEBSITE
Geek Ireland

BEST IRISH COMIC RELATED EVENT
Dublin Comic Con

BEST IRISH COMIC SHOP
The Big Bang

BEST IRISH ANTHOLOGY
Lightning Strike

OVERALL BEST IRISH COMIC
Hound

BEST IRISH COMIC COVER
Heavy Black

BEST PUBLISHER
Lightning Strike

BEST COMIC RELATED/FEATURED IRISH PODCAST
The Irish Pubcast