The IllustraBrazil! is an event that promotes seminars and exhibits about Brazilian illustration. This year, the event will happen not only in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, but also in Shanghai, China. The exhibit there started yesterday, at the Foundry Gallery.
Ugra's Anuário de Fanzines, Zines e Publicações Alternativas is a catalog of alternative press. In the second edition, they want not only Brazilian magazines, but from all over South America. Southern ziners, get in touch!
American Vampire won the Harvey for Best New Series, and Daytripper won as Best Single Issue or Story (it also ran for Best Continuing or Limited Series)
Sources: Blog dos Quadrinhos and Neorama dos Quadrinhos.