Graphic Novels awarded by the Berthold Leibinger Stiftung
The Comic Book Award is presented annually for excellent, unpublished graphic novels in German language that are about to be finished. The jury selects one prize winner who receives 15,000 euros, a diploma, as well as an exhibition. Furthermore, several finalists are awarded 1,000 euros each for outstanding works. The first call for applications commenced in 2014. The call starts every year on January 1 and ends on July 1.