The 25th annual Anthony Award nominees were announced today. Vertigo leads the 2011 BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL category with three nominees: Best Graphic Novel Sickness in the Family - Denise Mina – Vertigo Crime Beasts of Burden – Jill Thompson/Evan Dorkin – Dark Horse Richard Stark's Parker, Vol. 2: The Outfit –Darwyn Cooke - IDW Press The Chill - Jason Starr – Vertigo Crime Scalped Vol 6 - The Gnawing - Jason Aaron – Vertigo Tumor - Joshua Hale Fialkov/ Noel Tuazon - ARCHAIA STUDIOS PRESS The awards are named after Anthony Boucher, a book reviewer and early champion of the mystery genre. The winners will be announced at the 2011 Bouchercon World Mystery Convention in St. Louis on the morning of September 18th. Congratulations to all the nominees! For the full list of nominees and more information about the Anthony Awards and the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention, please visit www.Bouchercon2011.com.