1988 Harvey Award Nominees
(winners highlighted in gold)

Best Writer

Mike Baron for Nexus
[ First ]

Paul Chadwick for Concrete
[ Dark Horse Comics ]

Gilbert Hernandez for Love & Rockets
[ Fantagraphics ]

William Messner-Loebs for Jonny Quest
[ Comico ]

Alan Moore for Watchmen
[ DC ]

Best Artist or Penciller

Dave Gibbons for Watchmen
[ DC ]

Michael Golden for The ‘Nam
[ Marvel ]

Jaime Hernandez for Love & Rockets
[ Fantagraphics ]

Jerry Ordway for The Adventures of Superman
[ DC ]

Steve Rude for Nexus
[ First ]

Best Cartoonist (Writer/Artist)

Paul Chadwick for Concrete
[ Dark Horse Comics ]

R. Crumb for Hup!

Gilbert Hernandez for Love & Rockets
[ Fantagraphics ]

Jaime Hernandez for Love & Rockets
[ Fantagraphics ]

Scott McCloud for Zot!
[ Eclipse ]

Best New Series

Concrete
[ Dark Horse Comics ]

The American
[ Dark Horse Comics ]

Hellblazer
[ DC ]

Justice League International
[ DC ]

Marshall Law
[ Marvel/Epic ]

Yummy Fur
[ Vortex ]

Best Continuing or Limited Series

Concrete
[ Dark Horse Comics ]

Love & Rockets
[ Fantagraphics ]

Nexus
[ First ]

Swamp Thing
[ DC ]

Watchmen
[ DC ]

Best Single Issue

Gumby Summer Special #1
[ Comico ]

Love & Rockets #19
[ Fantagraphics ]

Love & Rockets #23
[ Fantagraphics ]

Space Ghost Special #1
[ Comico ]

Uncle Scrooge #219
[ Gladstone ]

Watchmen #9
[ DC ]

Best Graphic Album

Batman: Son of the Demon
[ DC ]

Daredevil: Born Again
[ Marvel ]

Moebius album series
[ Marvel/Epic ]

Rio
[ Comico ]

Watchmen
[ DC ]

Best Inker

Al Gordon for Justice League International
[ DC ]

Karl Kesel for Superman
[ DC ]

Al Williamson for Daredevil
[ Marvel ]

Best Letterer

Ken Bruzenak for American Flagg!
[ First ]

John Costanza for Swamp Thing
[ DC ]

Tom Orzechowski for Uncanny X-Men
[ Marvel ]

Best Colorist

Les Dorscheid for Nexus
[ First ]

John Higgins for Watchmen
[ DC ]

Ken Steacy for Space Ghost Special
[ Comico ]

Special Award for Excellence in Production

Mister X
[ Vortex ]

Watchmen
[ DC ]

Best American Edition of Foreign Material

Lone Wolf and Cub
[ First ]

Mai the Psychic Girl
[ Eclipse/Viz ]

Moebius
[ Marvel/Epic ]

Best Reprint Project

Marvel Masterworks #1-3
[ Marvel ]

The Spirit
[ Kitchen Sink Press ]

Steve Canyon Magazine

[ Kitchen Sink Press ]