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Graphic Novels at HMCPL

A guide to help navigate our extensive graphic novel collection, broken down my genre and format.

Ringo Awards (2017 - Present)

Named after artist Mike Wieringo and created as a successor to the Harvey Awards that left the Baltimore Comic-Con in 2016. Winners are voted for by comic professionals as well as fans.

2023 Award Nominees

DC Pride: the New Generation

Best Single Issue or Story Nominee - "Finding Batman"

Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands

Best Cartoonist Winner - Kate Beaton

Best Non-Fiction Comic Work Winner

Best Original Graphic Novel Nominee

Follow Me down: a Reckless Book

Best Writer Winner - Ed Brubaker


Best Kids Comic or Graphic Novel Nominee

Grumpy Monkey Who Threw That?

Best Humor Publication Nominee

It's Lonely at the Centre of the Earth

Best Original Graphic Novel Winner

Jonna and the Unpossible Monsters

Best Kids Comic or Graphic Novel Winner

Best Single Issue or Story Winner

Lore Olympus

Best Webcomic Winner

Neil Gaiman's Chivalry

Best Original Graphic Novel Nominee

Revenge of the Librarians

Best Humor Publication Nominee

Saga Volume 10

Best Series Nominee

Best Writer Nominee - Brain K Vaughan

Season of the Bruja Vol. 1

Best Series Nominee

The Silver Coin

Best Anthology Nominee

Voices That Count

Best Anthology Nominee

Award Winners (Alphabetically)