Hugo Award for Graphic Story or Comic

N.B. Christchurch City Libraries lists literary prize winners and links to catalogue searches, but we may not hold copies of all titles mentioned.

The Hugo Awards, presented annually since 1955, are awarded for science fiction and fantasy writing. The Hugo Awards are voted on by members of the World Science Fiction Convention and administered by the World Science Fiction Society.

The Graphic story award is for a science fiction or fantasy story told in graphic form.

Note: It is possible for Hugo voters to vote "No Award" if they don't think that any of the nominees warrant an award. In years where "No Award" receives the most votes no award is given in that category.

See other Hugo Award category winners.

See more literary prize winners.

2021 finalists

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  • Cover: Ms Marvel #1Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal G. Willow Wilson, illustrated by Adrian Alphona and Jake Wyatt, (Marvel Comics) Winner
  • Saga Volume 3, written by Brian K. Vaughan, illustrated by Fiona Staples (Image Comics)
  • Rat Queens Volume 1: Sass and Sorcery, written by Kurtis J. Weibe, art by Roc Upchurch (Image Comics)
  • Sex Criminals Volume 1: One Weird Trick, written by Matt Fraction, art by Chip Zdarsky (Image Comics)
  • The Zombie Nation Book #2: Reduce Reuse Reanimate, Carter Reid (The Zombie Nation)


  • Time, Randall Munroe (XKCD) Winner
  • Girl Genius, Volume 13: Agatha Heterodyne & The Sleeping City, written by Phil and Kaja Foglio; art by Phil Foglio; colours by Cheyenne Wright (Airship Entertainment)
  • The Girl Who Loved Doctor Who, written by Paul Cornell, illustrated by Jimmy Broxton (Doctor Who Special 2013, IDW)
  • The Meathouse Man, adapted from the story by George R.R. Martin and illustrated by Raya Golden (Jet City Comics)
  • Saga, Volume 2, written by Brian K. Vaughan, illustrated by Fiona Staples (Image Comics )

Cover of Saga, vol 12013

  • Saga, Volume One, written by Brian K. Vaughn, illustrated by Fiona Staples (Image Comics)


  • Digger by Ursula Vernon (Sofawolf Press)



Cover of Girl genius: Chapel of bones2009

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