Moon Girl from Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur won the 2016 Glyph Comics Award for Best Female Character this weekend. The awards were announced at the Philadelphia’s East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention. Created in 2005, The Glyph Comics Awards recognize the best in comics made by, for and about people of color from the preceding calendar year.
Written by Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare (Rocket Girl) with art by Natacha Bustos (Spider-Woman), Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur follows the adventures of pre-teen super genius Lunella Lafayette and her prehistoric mutant tyrannosaurus rex companion.
All the 2016 Glyph Comic Award winners are listed below:
Story of the Year: Revelation: Brotherman – Dictator of a Disciple by Guy A. Sims and Dawud Anyabwile (Brotherman Comics)
Best Writer: Juliana “Jewels” Smith, (H)afrocentric ((H)afrocentric)
Best Artist: Dawud Anyabwile, Revelation: Brotherman – Dictator of a Disciple(Brotherman Comics)
Best Cover: Blue Hand Mojo: Dust To Dust, John Jennings (Rosarium Publishing)
Best Male Character: Arron Day (Blackjack), Blackjack: There Came A Dark Hunterby Alex Simmons and Tim Fielder (Simmons & Company Creative Entertainment)
Best Female Character: Moon Girl, Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur by Brandon Montclare, Amy Reeder and Natacha Bustos (Marvel Comics)
Rising Star Award: Chuck Collins, BOUNCE!
Best Comic Strip or Webcomic: BOUNCE! by Chuck Collins
Best Reprint Publication: Concrete Park Vol 2: “R-E-S-P-E-C-T” by Tony Puryear, Erika Alexander (Dark Horse)
Fan Award For Best Work: BOUNCE! by Chuck Collins