22th Bédélys

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The 22th Bédélys Awards

The Montreal Comic Arts Festival (MCAF) has launched the 22th Bédélys Awards on March 18 with the announcement of the finalists in its five categories:

  • Bédélys International
  • Bédélys Youth
  • Bédélys Independent Francophone
  • Bédélys Independent Anglophone
  • Bédélys Québec

The finalists are revealed to the public online, via a series of videos narrated by radio hosts Pierre Therrien and Jean-Michel Berthiaume. All the illustrations are designed by Sophie Bédard.

The winners of the 22th Bédélys Awards will be announced on May 28, 2021 as part of the 10th annual Montreal Comic Arts Festival.
Find all the information on the differents Bédélys categories.

Bédélys International Award

Best comic book published in French-language outside of Québec

  • Anaïs Nin : Sur la mer des mensonges, Léonie Bischoff (Casterman)
  • Carbone & Silicium, Mathieu Bablet (Ankama)
  • Clyde FansSeth (Delcourt)
  • Eileen Gray : Une maison sous le soleil, Charlotte Malterre-Barthes & Zosia Dzierzawska (Dargaud)
  • Géante, Jean-Christophe Deveney et Tamarit (Delcourt)
  • Hors-saison, James Sturm (Delcourt)
  • L’accident de chasseDavid Carlson & Landis Blair (Sonatine)
  • Peau d’homme, Hubert & Zanzim (Glénat)
  • Pucelle 1 : DébutanteFlorence Dupré de la Tour (Dargaud)
  • Vernon SubutexVirginie Despentes & Luz (Albin Michel)

Bédélys Youth Award

Best French-language comic book published in Quebec for an audience of 7 to 14 years of age

  • Blue au pays des songes, Davide Tosello (Vents d’Ouest)
  • Nat tout court, Maria Scrivan (Scholastic)
  • Nico Bravo et le chien d’Hadès, Mike Cavallaro (Kinaye) 
  • Omniscients, Vincent Dugomier & Renata Castellani (Lombard)
  • Sacrées Sorcières, Pénélope Bagieu (Gallimard)

Bédélys Independent Francophone Award

Best self-published francophone comic book created in Quebec

  • Boumeries volume 10Boum 
  • Grosses colèresVal-Bleu
  • Kalipso Volume 1, Marie Blanchet 
  • Le feu des joursColin Effray
  • Saperli, Catherin 

Bédélys Independent Anglophone Award

Best self-published anglophone comic book created in Quebec

  • Frog and Toad are Queer, Nina Drew
  • Hi, Stranger, Anouk
  • Kalipso Part 01, Marie Blanchet
  • OKOK Comics Volume 1, Colin L. Racicot

Bédélys Québec Award

Best comic book created and published in Quebec 

  • Aliss, Patrick Senécal & Jeik Dion (Front Froid & Alire)
  • Bouée, Catherine Lepage (La Pastèque) 
  • Casa Rodéo, Thom (Pow Pow)
  • C’est comme ça que je disparais, Mirion Malle (Pow Pow)
  • Temps libre, Mélanie Leclerc (Mécanique Générale)