|Bill Finger Award For Excellence In Comic Book Writing|
|Awarded for||Excellence in comic book writing|
|Sponsor||Comic-Con International: San Diego|
|Host||San Diego Comic-Con International|
The Bill Finger Award For Excellence In Comic Book Writing is an American award for excellence in comic book writing. The awards committee, chaired by Mark Evanier, is charged each year with selecting two recipients, one living and one deceased. The award, along with the Eisner Awards, is presented in July of each year at the annual San Diego Comic-Con International. It was established by Bill Finger's colleague and fellow writer Jerry Robinson.
Evanier in 2003 said the premise of the award was "to recognize writers for a body of work that has not received its rightful reward and/or recognition. That was what Jerry Robinson intended as his way of remembering his friend, Bill Finger. Bill is still kind of the industry poster boy for writers not receiving proper reward or recognition.” 
- Jerry Siegel (deceased), Arnold Drake 
- Harvey Kurtzman (deceased), Alvin Schwartz 
- Gardner Fox (deceased), George Gladir
- Archie Goodwin (deceased), Larry Lieber 
- John Broome (deceased), Frank Jacobs
- Otto Binder (deceased), Gary Friedrich
- Bob Haney (deceased) and Del Connell
- Frank Doyle (deceased), Steve Skeates
- Steve Gerber (deceased), Don Rosa
- Robert Kanigher (deceased), Bill Mantlo, and Jack Mendelsohn
- John Stanley (deceased), Don McGregor
- Alley Award
- Eagle Award
- Eisner Award
- Harvey Award
- Inkpot Award
- Kirby Award
- National Comics Award
- Russ Manning Award
- Shazam Award
- ↑ "The Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing". San Diego Comic-Con International. 2013. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. http://www.comic-con.org/awards/bill-finger-award-node. Retrieved 2 March 2013.
- ↑ "New Writing Achievement Award to Honor Bill Finger". San Diego Comic-Con International. 2005. Archived from the original on 9 May 2005. http://web.archive.org/web/20050509051331/http://www.comic-con.org/cci/cci_finger.shtml.
- ↑ "Siegel, Drake to Receive First Bill Finger Award". San Diego Comic-Con International. 2005. Archived from the original on 16 August 2005. http://web.archive.org/web/20050816083719/www.comic-con.org/cci/cci_finger.shtml.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Bill Finger Award Recipients Announced, Comic-Con.org. May 17, 2013
- ↑ "Siegel, Drake to Receive First Bill Finger Award". Comic-Con International. Archived from the original on 5 July 2008. http://www.comic-con.org/cci/cci_finger_1.shtml. Retrieved 2008-06-20. [dead link]
- ↑ "Schwartz, Kurtzman To Receive Second Bill Finger Award". Comic-Con International. Archived from the original on 25 July 2008. http://www.comic-con.org/cci/cci_finger_2006.shtml. Retrieved 2008-06-20.
- ↑ Evanier, Mark. "This Year's Bill Finger Award", POV Online (column of June 5, 2007. Access date 2008-06-20
- ↑ "The Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing". Comic-Con International. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. http://www.comic-con.org/cci/cci_finger.shtml. Retrieved 2008-07-27.
- ↑ "2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Winners", Comic-Con.org
- ↑ "Finger Award - Robert Kanigher, Bill Mantlo, Jack Mendelsohn to Receive 2014 Bill Finger Award". San Diego Comic-Con International. 2014. Archived from the original on April 1, 2014. http://www.comic-con.org/awards/bill-finger-award-node.
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