2001 Harvey Awards

Best Writer

Dan Clowes, Eightball, Fantagraphics
Desmond Devlin, MAD Magazine, E.C. Publications, Inc.
Warren Ellis, Planetary, Wildstorm/DC Comics
Alan Moore, Promethea, ABC 
Joe Sacco, Safe Area Gorazde, Fantagraphics

Best Artist

Dave Cooper, Weasel, Fantagraphics
Jaime Hernandez for Penny Century, Fantagraphics 
Herman Mejia, MAD Magazine, E.C. Publications, Inc.
P. Craig Russell, The Ring of the Nibelung, Dark Horse Comics/Maverick
Chris Ware, Acme Novelty Library, Fantagraphics
J.H. Williams, Promethea,  ABC

Two titles received the same number of votes for this category, resulting in six nominees.

Best Cartoonist

Dan Clowes, Eightball, Fantagraphics
Al Jaffee, MAD Magazine, E.C. Publications, Inc. 
Tony Millionaire, Sock Monkey, Dark Horse Comics/Maverick
Jeff Smith, Bone, Cartoon Books
Chris Ware, Acme Novelty Library, Fantagraphics

Special Award for Humor

Sergio Aragones, Groo, etc.
Evan Dorkin, Dork, World’s Funnest, etc.
Sam Henderson, Magic Whistle, etc.
Tony Millionaire, Maakies,Sock Monkey, etc.
Bill Wray, MAD Magazine, etc.

Special Award for Excellence in Presentation

Jimmy Corrigan, Chris Ware, design by Chris Ware, Pantheon 
Drawn & Quarterly, Vol. 3, #1, various artists, design by Chris Ware & Chris Oliveros, Drawn & Quarterly
Little Lit, various artists, design by Art Spiegelman & Chip Kidd, Harper/Collins
Maakies, Tony Millionaire, design by Chip Kidd, Fantagraphics
Tales of Terror: The Complete EC Comics Companion, Fred Von Bernewitz & Grant Geissman, design by Grant Geissman, Gemstone/Fantagraphics

Best New Series

Atomics, Mike Allred, edited by Jamie Rich, AAA Pop
Blue Monday, Chynna Clugston-Major, edited by Jamie Rich, Oni Press
Castle Waiting, Linda Medley, Cartoon Books
Jack Staff, Paul Grist, Dancing Elephant Press
Luba’s Comics and Stories, Gilbert Hernandez, edited by Gary Groth, Fantagraphics 
Powers, Brian Michael Bendis & Michael Avon Oeming, edited by Brian Oeming, Image

Two titles received the same number of votes for this category, resulting in six nominees.

Best Continuing or Limited Series

Acme Novelty Library, Chris Ware, edited by Kim Thompson, Fantagraphics 
Bone, Jeff Smith, Cartoon Books
Promethea, Alan Moore & J.H. Williams, edited by Scott Dunbier, ABC
Sock Monkey, Tony Millionaire, edited by Phil Amara, Dark Horse Comics/Maverick
Weasel, Dave Cooper, edited by Gary Groth, Fantagraphics

Best Single Issue or Story

Acme Novelty Library #14, Chris Ware, Fantagraphics
Drawn & Quarterly Vol. 3, #1 by various artists, edited by Chris Oliveros, Drawn & Quarterly
Penny Century #7, Jaime Hernandez, Fantagraphics
Shazam!: Power of Hope, Paul Dini & Alex Ross, DC
Superman & Batman: World’s Funnest, Evan Dorkin & various artists, DC

Best Graphic Album of Original Work

Big Clay Pot, Scott Mills, edited by Chris Staros, Top Shelf Comics
Last Day in Vietnam, Will Eisner, edited by Diana Schutz, Dark Horse Comics/Maverick 
Monkey vs. Robot, James Kochalka, edited by Chris Staros, Top Shelf Comics
Safe Area Gorazde, Joe Sacco, edited by Kim Thompson, Fantagraphics
Skibber Bee-Bye, Ron Rege, Jr., edited by Tom Devlin, Highwater Books

Best Graphic Album of Previously Published Work

Castle Waiting: The Lucky Road, Linda Medley, Cartoon Books
The Collected Hutch Owen, Tom Hart, Top Shelf Comics
David Boring, Dan Clowes, edited by Chip Kidd, Pantheon
Jimmy Corrigan, Chris Ware, edited by Chip Kidd, Pantheon 
Maakies, Tony Millionaire, edited by Gary Groth, Fantagraphics

Best Anthology

Drawn & Quarterly Vol. 3, #1 edited by Chris Oliveros, Drawn & Quarterly 
EXPO 2000 edited by Tom Devlin, Chris Oarr, Christian Panas, Jeff Alexander, Karon Flage, Greg McElhatton & Charles Brownstein (The Expo to benefit the CBLDF)
Little Lit edited by Art Spiegelman & Francoise Mouly, Harper/Collins
Nikelodeon Magazine Comic Book edited by Chris Duffy & Dave Roman, Nickelodeon
Zero Zero edited by Kim Thompson, Fantagraphics

Best Inker

Charles Burns, Black Hole, Fantagraphics
Dan Clowes, Eightball, Fantagraphics
Mick Gray, Promethea, ABC
Al Gordon, Tom Strong, ABC
Jaime Hernandez, Penny Century, Fantagraphics

Best Letterer

Dan Clowes, Eightball, Fantagraphics
Todd Klein, Castle Waiting, Cartoon Books 
Galen Showman, The Ring of the Nibelung, Dark Horse Comics/Maverick
Dave Sim, Cerebus, Aardvark-Vanaheim
Chris Ware, Acme Novelty Library, Fantagraphics

Best Colorist

Laura Allred,  Atomics, AAA Pop
Laura DePuy, The Authority, Wildstorm/DC Comics 
Lovern Kindzierski, The Ring of the Nibelung, Dark Horse Comics/Maverick
Chris Ware,  Acme Novelty Library, Fantagraphics
Jim Woodring, Frank, Fantagraphics

Best Syndicated Strip or Panel

Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau
Liberty Meadows, Frank Cho
Maakies, Tony Millionaire
Mutts, Patrick McDonnell
Underworld, Kaz

Best Biographical, Historical or Journalistic Presentation

Comic Book Artist, TwoMorrows
The Comics Journal, Fantagraphics 
MAD: Cover to Cover, Frank Jacobs & The Usual Gang of Idiots, Watson-Guptill
Reinventing Comics, Scott McCloud, DC
Tales of Terror: The Complete EC Comics Companion, Fred Von Bernewitz & Grant Geissman , Gemstone/Fantagraphics

Best Presentation of Foreign Material

Blade of the Immortal, Hiroaki Samura, edited by Mike Hansen, Dark Horse Comics
Drawn & Quarterly Vol. 3, #1, various artists, edited by Chris Oliveros, Drawn & Quarterly
The Extended Dream of Mr. D, Max, edited by Chris Oliveros, Drawn & Quarterly
Lone Wolf & Cubby Kazuo Koike & Goseki Kojima, edited by Mike Hansen, Dark Horse Comics
The Nimrod, Lewis Trondheim, edited by Kim Thompson, Fantagraphics

Best Domestic Reprint Project

The Complete Crumb Comics, R. Crumb, edited by Eric Reynolds, Fantagraphics
Little Annie Fanny, Harvey Kurtzman & Will Elder, edited by Scott Allie, Dark Horse Comics
The MAD Bathroom Companion, The Usual Gang of Idiots, edited by Charles Kochman, MAD Books
Plastic Man Archives, Jack Cole, edited by Dale Crain, DC
The Spirit Archives , Will Eisner, edited by Dale Crain, DC

Best New Talent

Chynna Clugston-Major, Blue Monday, etc.
Michael Avon Oeming, Powers, etc.
Scott Mills, Big Clay Pot, etc.
Takeshi Miyazawa, Sidekicks, etc.
Michel Rabagliati, Drawn & Quarterly, Paul in the Country, etc.

Best Cover Artist

Charles Burns, Black Hole, Fantagraphics
Adam Hughes, Wonder Woman, DC 
Roberto Parada, MAD Magazine, E.C. Publications, Inc.
Glenn Fabry, Preacher, Vertigo/DC
Chris Ware, Acme Novelty Library, Fantagraphics