Ginco Award 2019

Artie die Bildkröte 2019 von Kami

GINCO, the inclusive, German comic award of the independent scene, was first announced in spring 2019.
The works could be submitted until March 31, 2019 with a late registration until April 7, 2019.
More than 200 comic artists heeded this call. Almost 190 works qualified for participation.
The prize money was donated by private sponsors. Only a few days after the first announcement, it could be increased from € 1000 to € 1500 and secured for two years.

Bringing More Diversity to the Center Stage

Orga, committee and partners

The award ceremony took place on June 29, 2019 at Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre during Comic Con Germany.
As the location and event partner, Comic Con Germany provided valuable resources and arranged travel and accommodation for the nominees and members of the committee.

The sympathy-figure was created by Kami. The trophies were designed and manufactured by Jonas Holt.
Read more about the design of the figure here on the Comic Satellite blog.

Read the press responses to GINCO 2019 here.