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George Perez Presented the Best Artist Award for the 2009 Harvey Awards

posted Oct 11, 2009, 8:27 PM by Vu Sleeper

BALTIMORE COMIC-CON 2009 (10-11 Oct 2009)
BCC ‘09: The Harvey Awards!
Posted at 10-10-09 - 06:08 PM by Steve Sunu

harveys09Hey CBR Livers! CBR News is here bringing you all the updates on the winners, presenters and hi-jinks that is the 2009 Harvey Awards. The nominees and presenters are all set, having just eaten a lavish meal. The ceremony is set to start at 9:15 PM with master of ceremonies and hilarious creator of PvP Scott Kurtz ready to tickle everyone’s funnybone. Stay tuned to CBR Live and keep checking back for live updates as the awards progress!


11:08 PM: George Perez presents Best Artist. “You do not have to fill every cover with every hero from that company! Some of us can’t draw feet! If you couldn’t draw feet, there would be a lot of rocks and smoke on your covers.” – Kurtz

11:09 PM: A varied cast of nominees including Frank Quietly and Gabriel Ba, but also Kayle Baker, Jimmy Gownley and Jason Kruse. The Harvey goes to Gabriel Ba for “Umbrella Academy” from Dark Horse. Accepting on behalf of Gabriel Ba is Scott Allie.

11:14 PM: Best Cartoonist is up next, presented by DC Vice President of Sales Bob Wayne.

11:17 PM: The Harvey goes to… Al Jaffee for Tall Tales. This is the second win for Al Jaffee tonight.

11:18 PM: The last award of the night: Best Single Issue or Story presented by the always entertaining Brian Michael Bendis. “Sorry about my voice, but I made out with George Perez the day before the convention,” said Bendis. Perez took the stage with a cold when he presented the award for Best Artist.