SPACE Prize

The 2008 SPACE Prize Winner is

A Thorn in the Side
Carbon-Based Books
Bill Knapp

2526 Rainbow Dr.
Lafayette IN 47904
$14.95 & $2.25 S&H

Everybody involved in organizing SPACE would like to congratulate Bill Knapp on winning the 2008 SPACE Prize. We are proud to have Bill’s work set the standard for future awards.  The plaque presentation will be held during SPACE 2009 on April 18 and 19, 2009 at the Aladdin Shire Center in Columbus. Go to Cosmo's Corner for an interview with Bill.

About the SPACE Prize

From the books which were collected for the Day Prize at SPACE 2008, we will be awarding the 2008 SPACE Prize.  Losing the Day Prize is small consolation for having regularly produced Dave Sim work on comic store shelves.  We'd like to thank Dave Sim for having the Day Prize here at SPACE for the last 7 years and wish him the best on his projects Glamourpuss and Judenhass.  So we will push on with the example he set and award the first annual SPACE Prize. Below are the finalists.   The winner will be picked from three voting bodies.  Two rotating judges and the registered SPACE 2008 Exhibitors. I'm proud to say our judges for this year are the 2007 Day Prize winners, Matt and Carol Dembicki (acting as one legal entity), and the God-father of Small Press Comics, Tim Corrigan.

The winner will win a cash prize of $300.00 and a plaque. The plaque presentation will be held during SPACE 2009 on April 18 and 19, 2009 at the Aladdin Shire Center in Columbus.

THE 2008 SPACE Prize Finalists:

Birth
Alterna Comics
Michael S. Bracco
 23 Trumpet Lane Suite A
Levittown NY 11756
www.alternacomics.com
$12.00

 

Blink: Barefoot in America,
Breakfast in the Park

Onward Studio
Max Ink
1440 W. Rich St. #5
Columbus OH 43223
www.onwardstudio.com
$4.00
Order at Esty

 


Breathers #1
Justin Madson
708 Birch St.
Baraboo WI 53913
www.justmadbooks.com
$6.50
 

 


Clockwork Creature:Chapter One
Ambrrosia Publishing
Kyle Strahm- Artist Writer
Wesley Craig Green-Editor
96 Wilcox St.
Timmins Ontario, Canada P4N 3K9
www.ambrosiapublishing.com
$6.95
 

 


Concepcion
Pretentious Comics
Rickey Gonzales
P.O.Box 14376
Chicago IL 60614
Pretentiouscomics.com
$3.00
 

 


The Secret History
of the Ineffables Part 1
Mystery City Comics
Craig Bogart
2714 Ruhl Ave.
Bexley OH 43209
www.theineffables.com
$3.00
 

 


Lackluster World #5
Gen:Eric Publishing
Eric Adams
2245 Hannaford Ave.
Cincinnati OH 45212
www.lacklusterworld.com
$7.00
 

 


The Serial Squad !
Bad Place Productions
Paul E. Schultz- Writer/Artist
Jon Hodges- Editor
P.O.Box 18755
Cleveland Heights OH 44118
www.badplaceproductions.com
$5.95 & $2.00 S&H
 

 


A Thorn in the Side
Carbon-Based Books
Bill Knapp
2526 Rainbow Dr.
Lafayette IN 47904
$14.95 & $2.25 S&H

Good Luck to all the Finalists!



 

2008 SPACE Prize Entries:

12 Heads Under My Bed
Eight Ball Graphics
Jim8ball
174 Madison St.
Cortland NY 13045
Jim8ball.etsy.com
$1.41

 

 

Adaptions Jury Rigged Comics #3
Jury Rigged Comics
Sean McGurr- Writer
Sean McGurr, Tim McClurg, David Beyer Jr. & Brent Bowman- Artists
271 Eastview Dr.
Urbana OH 43078
www.juryriggedcomics.com
$2.00

All in a Knight’s Work
Ferret Press
Dara Haraghi –Writer
Matt Kish –Artist
600 Markview Rd.
Columbus OH 43214
Ferretpress.com
                                                    $2.00

 

 

Birth
Alterna Comics
Michael S. Bracco
 23 Trumpet Lane Suite A
Levittown NY 11756
www.alternacomics.com
$12.00

 

 

Bitch Stole my Fish
Eight Ball Graphics
Jim8ball
174 Madison St.
Cortland NY 13045
Jim8ball.etsy.com
$1.41

 

Black Gold Black Water
In Absentia Press
Robert James Algeo
P.O.Box 18034
Philadelphia PA 19147
www.inabsentiapress.com
$4.00

 

 

Blink: Barefoot in America,
Breakfast in the Park
Onward Studio
Max Ink
1440 W. Rich St. #5
Columbus OH 43223
www.onwardstudio.net
$4.00

 

 

Boom Fantasy
Insignificant Press
Phil Skaggs Jr.
3601 Timsebridge Dr. Apt. E
Valparaiso IN 46383
www.insignificantpress.com
$2.50

 

Breathers #1
Justin Madson
708 Birch St.
Baraboo WI 53913
www.justmadbooks.com
$6.50

 

 

Clockwork Creature:Chapter One
Ambrrosia Publishing
Kyle Strahm- Artist Writer
Wesley Craig Green-Editor
96 Wilcox St.
Timmins Ontario, Canada P4N 3K9
www.ambrosiapublishing.com
$6.95

 

 

Comic Monkey
Custom Paper Toys
Matt Hawkins
7723 Hardy
Overland Park KS 66204
custompapertoys.com
$4.00

 

 

Concepcion
Pretentious Comics
Rickey Gonzales
P.O.Box 14376
Chicago IL 60614
Pretentiouscomics.com
$3.00

 

 

Downs 2008 SPACE Preview
Long Nights
Tony Goins- Writer
Tony Goins, Steve Black & Nathan Kroll
1262 Thornwood Pl.
Columbus OH 43212
tonygoins.com
$2.00

 

 

Fatalysia #1 &2
Primeval Works
Vriel Duran- Artist
Liam Kemp- Writer
Chris Tabor & Myke Amend- Covers
4949 Battery Lane #115Bethesda MD 20814
www.fatalysia.com
$4.00 each

 

 

F.E.D.S. #5
FIC
Steven Myers
2609 Lynn Dr.
Sandusky OH 44870
www.comicspace.com/fedscomic
$1.00

 

 

Fl!pped: Heroes?
Eight Ball Graphics
Terry Flippo
205 Breezewood Ct.
Mt. Airy MD 21771
$2.50

 

 

Giant Robot Attacks
Eight Ball Graphics
Jim 8ball
174 Madison St.
Cortland NY 13045
Jim8ball.etsy.com
$1.41

 

 

If-X #1
Hamtramck Idea Men
George McVey, Robert McCarthy & Michael Marcus
P.O.Box 12097
Hamtramck MI 48212
http://idea-men.us
$4.50

 

 

The Secret History
of the Ineffables Part 1
Mystery City Comics
Craig Bogart
2714 Ruhl Ave.
Bexley OH 43209
www.theineffables.com
$3.00

 

 

The Invisible World: Signs & Wonders #1
Bad Place Productions
Jon Hodges-Writer/Editor
Dave Watt-Artist
P.O.Box 18755
Cleveland Heights OH 44118
www.badplaceproductions.com
$3.50 & $2.00 S&H

 

 

Jesus Hates Zombies
Alterna Comics
Stephen Lindsay & Mike Bartolotta- Writers
Lauren Monardo & Michael Bracco- Artists
150 Charit Way
Rochester NY 14626
alternacomics.com
$17.00

 

 

Lackluster World #5
Gen:Eric Publishing
Eric Adams
2245 Hannaford Ave.
Cincinnati OH 45212
www.lacklusterworld.com
$7.00

 

The Little Graves
Carolyn Dew
4750 N. Benton Ct.
Bloomington IN 47408
mooncereal.etsy.com
$14.00

 

 

The Man Who Fell to Earth
Eight Ball Graphics
Jim8ball
174 Madison St.
Cortland NY 13045
Jim8ball.etsy.com
$1.41

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