33 Barcelona Int’l Comic Fair: award winners

The Comic Fair (April 16-19, 2015) awarded different prizes. The “great prize” [lifetime achievement] went to Enrique Sánchez Abulí (1945; Wikipedia). The prize for the best international work of the year went to Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples for the Space Opera saga. Las meninas [allusion to Velázquez] by Santiago García (1968; blog) and Javier Olivares (Madrid, 1964; blog) was considered the best Spanish work. The prize for an emerging artist went to Miki Montlló (blog); best fanzine to Thermozero Cómics (web); the public’s award for the best work went to Ana Oncina (Elda, 1989; web) for Croqueta y empanadilla [fried tapas].

SOURCE: La Vanguardia, April 18, 2015, p. 41 [printed edition]


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