2023 Comics Studies Prize Winners

2023 Comics Studies Prize Winners

Every year, the Comics Studies Society recognizes outstanding contributions to the study of comic art with seven annual prizes. Here are this year’s winners!

Hillary Chute Award for Best Graduate Student Paper

  • Winner: Adrienne Resha, “‘Brown People with Bad Résumés’ in Four Color Comics: Simon Baz and Critical Color Theory in Green Lantern and Green Lanterns”
  • Honorable Mention: Evelyn Vasquez, “Socializing the Tenement as Depicted in Comic Art”

Gilbert Seldes Prize for Public Scholarship

CSS Article Prize

Charles Hatfield Book Prize

CSS Edited Book Prize

CSS Dissertation Prize

  • Eva Van de Wiele, Building a Glocalised Serial for Children (University of Ghent)

Frederick Luis Aldama Emerging BIPOC Comics Studies Leadership Award

  • Kofi Bazzell-Smith (University of Illinois)