YPCA Longlist 2015/16

Here is the Longlist for the 2015/16 Young People’s Comic Award. This was the only category for the 2016 British Comic Awards. This list is of all the eligible titles published in the awards year and submitted by publishers and creators. The Committee read each and every title and selected their top 5 favourites which was then compiled to make the final shortlist.

Young People’s Comic Award
1st September 2015 – 31st August 2016

  1. Bunny VS Monkey: Book 3 – Jamie Smart (David Fickling Books, 7th Jul 2016)
  2. Corpse Talk: Season 2 – Adam Murphy with Lisa Murphy (David Fickling Books, 3rd Sep 2015)
  3. Evil Emperor Penguin – Laura Ellen Anderson (David Fickling Books, 1st Oct 2015)
  4. Faulty Wires – Alexandra McCarthy (Self published, May 2016)
  5. Freaks- Sam Taylor (Self published, May 2016)
  6. Gertrude Bell: Archaeologist, Writer, Explorer – John Miers with Mark Jackson and Jane Webster. Edited by Lydia Wysocki (Applied Comics Etc., online, 3rd Nov 2015)
  7. HA! It’s Lenny the Lettuce – Marc Jackson (Self published, 25th Jun 2016)
  8. How to Sneeze in Japanese – James Chapman (Plouf! Publishing, Nov 2015)
  9. I Am Not a Dog- Paul Shinn (Self published, Nov 2015)
  10. Kazam – Drew Sumner (Self published, 6th Jul 2016)
  11. Lost Tales – Adam Murphy with Lisa Murphy (David Fickling Books, Aug 2016)
  12. Mega Robo Bros – Neill Cameron with Lisa Murphy (David Fickling Books, 2nd Jun 2016)
  13. Mizzle: The Singles: Book 3 – Cat Byrne (Self published, Jul 2016)
  14. MULP: Sceptre of the Sun #2 – Matt Gibbs, Sara Dunkerton and Jim Campbell. Edited by Luke Foster. (Improper Books, 14th Nov 2015)
  15. Njalla – Rozi Hathaway (Self published, May 2016)
  16. Parsley Girl: Carrots – Matthew Swan (Avery Hill Publishing, Apr 2016)
  17. Seven Stones – Jenny Mure (Self published, 5th Dec 2015)
  18. StormHaven Techs #1 – Ben Haith (Self published – 6th Feb 2016)
  19. Tamsin and the Deep – Neill Cameron and Kate Brown (David Fickling Books, 4th Feb 2016)
  20. The Common Swings Book of Rude Birds – Chris Browning (Self published, May 2016)
  21. The Light Thief – Helen Robinson and Rebecca Horner (Self published, May 2016)
  22. The Red Shoes and Other Tales – Metaphrog AKA Sandra Marrs & John Chalmers (Papercutz, Oct 2015)
  23. Von Doogan and the Great Air Race – Lorenzo Etherington (David Fickling Books, 7th Apr 2016)
  24. Widdershins – Kate Ashwin (Self published, online, 1st Sep 2015 onwards)
  25. Widdershins: Green Eyed Monster – Kate Ashwin (Self published, Oct 2015)
  26. ZORSE – Ramzee with Liz Greenfield (Self published, Oct 2015)