Announcing the 2012 SPACE Prize Winners

General Category 1st Place (Tie)

Kiss & Tell A Romantic Resume Ages 0 to 22
Harper Perennial
P.O.Box 30029
San Francisco CA 94133

General Category 1st Place (Tie)

No One is Safe
Kreider-Wirick LLC
Katherine Wirick

General Category 3rd Place

Wild Child #1 Fight or Flight
M Young

Minicomic / Short Story Category 1st Place

And Then One Day #9
Elephant Eater Comics
Ryan Claytor
P.O.Box 4044
East Lansing MI 48826

Minicomic / Short Story Category 2nd Place

“The Only Two” from Panel #18
Ferret Press
Writer: Tony Goins
Artist: Andy Bennett
510 E. Clearview Ave.
Worthington OH 43085

Minicomic / Short Story Category 3rd Place

As Eavesdropped #3
Suzanne Baumann
P.O.Box 12096
Hamtramck MI 48212

Webcomic Category 1st Place

Next Year’s Girl
Katie Valeska

Webcomic Category 2nd Place

Smoke in Your Eyes
The Rumpus

Webcomic Category 3rd Place

The Comicverse
Awakening Comics
Writer: Bianca Alu-Marr
Artist: Steve Peters

Congratulations to all the winners. Plaques will be awarded at the
SPACE Prize presentation at SPACE 2013 on April 13, 2013.

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About the SPACE Prize

From the books which were collected at SPACE 2012, we will be awarding the
2012 SPACE Prizes. The prizes will be presented in three categories-
General, Minicomic / Short Story and  Webcomic.The winners will be picked from three voting bodies in each category.
Two rotating judges and the registered SPACE 2012 Exhibitors.

The winner of the General SPACE prize will win a cash prize of $300.00 and a plaque.
The winners of the Minicomic / Short Story  and Webcomic categories will each win a $100.00 cash prize and a plaque. (The awards for the Minicomics and Webcomics categories have been increased this year thanks to a donation from Matt Dembicki)
 The plaque presentation will be held during SPACE 2013 on April 13, 2013 at the
Ramada Plaza Hotel & Conference Center in Columbus.

The General Category:
All comics that do not fit into the mini-comics/short story category qualify for the general category.
In the General category if an anthology wins the editor/publisher will win the prize not each of the individual contributors.
If you are a contributor to an anthology and you want your individual story considered please enter it under the
mini-comic/ short story category.
The Mini-comics/short story Category:
Only mini-comics 5-1/2”X8-1/2” maximum size and a maximum of 28 interior pages or a short story in an anthology up
to a 16 page story can be submitted for this category.
The Webcomic Category:
Any comic that was posted on-line between March 19, 2011 and April 21, 2012 by a SPACE 2012 exhibitor
can be submitted for this category.



2012 SPACE Prize Finalists

SPACE Prize General Category Finalists


SPACE Prize Minicomics/Short StoryCategory Finalists


SPACE Prize Webcomics Category Finalists


2012 SPACE Prize Entries:

SPACE Prize page 2 -- General Category


SPACE Prize page 3- General Category


SPACE Prize page 4 -Minicomic / Short Story Category


SPACE Prize page 5 -Minicomic / Short Story Category


SPACE Prize page 6 -Webcomic  Category


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