The Lucca Comics & Games Awards have been unveiled during an official ceremony at the Teatro del Giglio. And, thanks to the partnership with Rai, the Italian “Oscars” of comics and games are back on the small screen again this year with a special episode of Wonderland (Rai 4) which explored the excellence of two of the festival’s founding souls. The special is also available on demand on RaiPlay. Awards dedicated to comics, Lucca Comics Awards Selected by the jury made up of Dario Dino-Guida, the authors Werther dell’Edera and Miguel Vila, the journalist Bruno Luverà and the journalist Mara Famularo.Yellow Kid Teacher of Comics: Riyoko Ikeda.Yellow Kid Maestro of Comics: Milo Manara.Yellow Kid Comic of the Year: The Hellbound, by Yeon Sang-ho and Choi Gyu-seok, Panini Comics.Yellow Kid Author of the year: Paco Roca for Return to Eden, Tunué. Jury: Monsters, by Barry Windsor-Smith, Mondadori.Gran Guinigi Best short comics or collection: Kafka’s nightmares, by Peter Kuper, Tunué.Gran Guinigi Best serial comics: Cosma & Mito, by Nicola Zurlo and Vincenzo Filosa, Coconino Press .Gran Guinigi Best Drawing: Gaëlle Geniller for Le Jardin, Paris, Star Comics Editions.Gran Guinigi Best Screenplay: R. Kikuo Johnson for No Other, Coconino Press.Gran Guinigi Best Newcomer: Giorgia Kelley for Strange Rage, Rizzoli Lizard.Gran Guinigi for an ini editorial initiative: Stefano Beani Prize ex aequo La Revue Dessinée Italia and Comics & Science, by CNR Edizioni / Feltrinelli Comics. Lucca Games Awards Awards Game of the Year 2022 Chronicles of Avel, designed by Przemek Wojtkowiak and illustrated by Bartolomij Kordowski; developed by Rebel Studio and distributed by Asmodee Italia. Selected by the Game of the Year Jury composed of Paolo Cupola (president), Beatrice Parisi (vice president), Riccardo Busetto, Fabio Cambiaghi, Alessio Lana, Caterina Ligabue, Giordana Moron Role-playing game of the year: Fabula ultima, written by Emanuele Galletto, published by NeedGames and distributed by Asmodee Italia. Selected by the jury composed of Paolo Cupola (president) Mirella Vicini (vice president), Osiride Cascioli, Michele Bellone, Anna Benedetto, Marzia Possenti and Daniele Prisco. Joe Dever Award, prize for the best cross-media operation of the year: Cyberpunk by CD Projekt. The prize is awarded by the writer Pierdomenico Baccalario, the journalist Paolo Cupola, the influencer Chiara Papalia (aka Kodomo), the director for the film industry Beniamino Placido and the economist and university professor Alessandro Stanchi. Games Award: Yoshitaka Amano.