JOHN CARPENTER Comic Announced as Award Finalist

John Carpenter Tales of Science Fiction award finalist

John Carpenter’s Tales of Science Fiction: The Standoff Nominated for Indie Award

Earlier today, Storm King Comics announced that John Carpenter’s Tales of Science Fiction: The Standoff  has been recognized as a finalist in the 22nd annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.

As part of its mission to discover, review, and share the best books from university and independent publishers, Foreword Magazine, Inc. hosts an annual awards program each year.

Finalists represent the best books published in 2019. After more than 2,000 individual titles spread across 55 genres were submitted for consideration, the list of finalists was determined by Foreword’s editorial team.

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Winners will be decided by an expert team of booksellers and librarians—representing Foreword’s readership—from across the USA.

Storm King Comics CEO and Spokesperson, Sandy King made the following comment:

“Horror as allegory has always been part of the Carpenter brand. To be a finalist among judges who understand the life changing importance of this especially now means the world to me.  We will get through this. Together.”

While Publisher, Victoria Sutherland had the following to add:

“One of the most difficult jobs our editors have at Foreword is determining which books will move to the Finalist round of the INDIES. We saw such impressive work this year, and it was extremely difficult to cull this list.”

Managaing Editor, Michelle Anne Schingler had the following to add:

“To stand out among so many wonderful submissions, a book has to be exceptional.

“We’re proud to attach our names to each and every book selected as a finalist, and we’re eager to learn how the judges received these extraordinary picks.”

Winners in each genre—along with Editor’s Choice Prize winners and Foreword’s INDIE Publisher of the Year—will be announced June 17, 2020 virtually at

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