2021 Short List announced!

The Comic Arts Awards Of Australia Organising Committee is proud to announce the 2021 Judges’ Short List. The Committee would like to thank the Judges for their time and efforts.


Action Tank Book 2
Mike Barry,
Self-Published as MikeBarrywashere

The Anzac Legend: The Second Battle of Krithia 
Dave Dye 
Self-Published as Wotsleft Books

Black Magick Nos 12-16/Volume 3: Ascension 
Greg Rucka (writer), Nicola Scott (artist), Chiara Arena (colour assists), Jodi Wynne (letterer)
Image Publishing

James Foley 
Fremantle Press

A Coming of Age Story
Mike Greaney

DCeased Unkillables: Hope at World’s End 
Tom Taylor (writer), Artists: Dustin Nguyen #1, Renato Guedes #2, 6-7, Carmine di Giandomenico 3#, Marco Failla #4-5, 9-10, 12, 14-15, Karl Mostert(p) Trevor Scott (i) #8, Daniele di Nicuolo #11, Jon Sommariva #13, Rex Lokus (colourist – all), Saida Temofonte (letterer – all) 
DC Comics

Drunk Days: A Belly Full of Hot Poison
Luke Humphris

The Grot 
Pat Grant (writer and drawn by), Fionn Mccabe, colourist 
Top Shelf Productions

The Hell Courtesan
N. S. Kane, (writer & letterer), Chris Pitcairn (artwork and concept design)
Self-published as N. S. Kane Comics

Home Time Vol 2: Beyond the Weaving 
Campbell Whyte (project lead/writer & artist), Elizabeth Marruffo (painting), Fionn Mccabe (painting), Owen Heitmann (colour flats and lettering), Hien Pham (colour flats and lettering), Stuart Medley (lettering)
Top Shelf Productions

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity Nos 2-6
Kami Garcia (Writer), Jason Badower (artist 2-6). Annette Kwok (Colourist 3-6), Mico Suayan (art) 
DC Comics

Landing With Wings
Trace Balla,
Allen & Unwin

Ministry of Truth 20/20
Alex Mankiewicz
Griffith Review No 67

Suicide Squad: Bad Blood
Tom Taylor (writer), Bruno Redondo (art issues 1-3, 5-6, 9-11; Daniel Sampere (p) 4, 7-8, I on 8; Juan Albarran (I) #4, 7); Adriano Lucas (colourist); Wes Abbott (letterer) 
DC Comics

Chris Gooch
Top Shelf Productions

Why Black Lives Matter Resonates with Black People All Over the World
Claudia Chinyere Akole,
Going Down Swinging #41 (online)

Women Who were Kings Vol 3: Elizabeth I 
Queenie Chan
Bento Books

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