Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Graphic Novel/Comics


The Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Graphic Novel/Comics, established in 2009, is a category of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Works are eligible during the year of their first US publication in English, though they may be written originally in languages other than English.

Recipients edit

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Graphic Novel/Comics winners and finalists
Year Author Title Result Ref.
2009 David Mazzucchelli Asterios Polyp Winner [1]
Joe Sacco Footnotes in Gaza Finalist [1]
Taiyo Matsumoto GoGo Monster
Gilbert Hernandez Luba
Bryan Lee O’Malley Scott Pilgrim, Vol. 5: Scott Pilgrim vs. the Universe
2010 Adam Hines Duncan the Wonder Dog: Show One Winner [2]
Dash Shaw Bodyworld Finalist [2]
Karl Stevens The Lodger
Jim Woodring Weathercraft
C. Tyler You’ll Never Know, Book Two: Collateral Damage
2011 Carla Speed McNeil Finder: Voice Winner [3]
Dave McKean Celluloid Finalist [3]
Jim Woodring Congress of the Animals
Yuichi Yokoyama Garden
Joseph Lambert I Will Bite You! And Other Stories
2012 Sammy Harkham Everything Together: Collected Stories Winner [4][5]
Alison Bechdel Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama Finalist [6]
Chris Ware Building Stories
Spain Rodriguez Cruisin’ With the Hound: The Life and Times of Fred Toote
Leela Corman Unterzakhn
2013 Ulli Lust Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life Winner [7]
Anders Nilsen The End Finalist [8]
Joe Sacco The Great War: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme
Ben Katchor Hand-Drying in America: And Other Stories
David B. Incidents in the Night: Volume 1
2014 Jaime Hernandez The Love Bunglers Winner [9]
Olivier Schrauwen Arséne Schrauwen Finalist [10]
Roz Chast Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? A Memoir
Mana Neyestani An Iranian Metamorphosis
Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki This One Summer
2015 Riad Sattouf Arab of the Future: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978–1984 Winner [11][12]
Maggie Thrash Honor Girl: A Graphic Memoir Finalist [11]
Sam Alden New Construction: Two More Stories
Carol Tyler Soldier’s Heart: The Campaign to Understand My WWII Veteran Father: A Daughter’s Memoir (You’ll Never Know)
Julian Hanshaw Tim Ginger
2016 Nick Drnaso Beverly Winner [13]
Anna Haifisch The Artist Finalist [14][15]
Jason Shiga Demon: Volume 1
Patrick Kyle Don’t Come in Here [14]
Rokudenashiko What Is Obscenity: The Story of a Good for Nothing Artist and Her Pussy
2017 Leslie Stein Present Winner [16]
Connor Willumsen Anti-Gone Finalist [16]
Gabrielle Bell Everything is Flammable
Yuichi Yokoyama Iceland
Manuele Fior with Jamie Richards (trans.) The Interview
2018 Tillie Walden On A Sunbeam Winner no
Michelle Perez and Remy Boydell The Pervert Finalist [17][18]
Aisha Franz Shit is Real
Jérôme Ruillier The Strange
Eleanor Davis Why Art?
2019 Eleanor Davis The Hard Tomorrow Winner [19][20]
Keum Suk Gendry-Kim Grass Finalist [21]
Jaime Hernandez Is This How You See Me?
Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O'Connell Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me
Michael DeForge Leaving Richard's Valley
2020 Bishakh Kumar Som Apsara Engine Winner [22]
Kaito Blue Flag (Vol. 1-4) Finalist [23]
Jim Terry Come Home, Indio: A Memoir
Ben Passmore Sports Is Hell
Yeon-sik Hong with Janet Hong (trans.) Umma’s Table
2021 R. Kikuo Johnson No One Else Winner [24]
Michael DeForge Heaven No Hell Finalist [25]
Hiromi Goto with Ann Xu (illus.) Shadow Life
Lee Lai Stone Fruit
Keum Suk Gendry-Kim with Janet Hong (trans.) The Waiting
2022 Jamila Rowser and Robyn Smith Wash Day Diaries Winner [26]
Alex Graham Dog Biscuits Finalist
Yamada Murasaki (translation by Ryan Holmberg) Talk to My Back
Tommi Parrish Men I Trust
Noah Van Sciver Joseph Smith and the Mormons

References edit

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