The honours - which celebrate "outstanding work in comics and sequential art" - will be presented at Baltimore Comic-Con on August 20.
The finalists for 'Best New Series' are American Vampire (Scott Snyder, Stephen King, Rafael Albuquerque), Echoes (Joshua Hale Fialkov, Rashan Ekedal), Gutters (Lar deSouza, Ed Ryzoski, Ryan Sohmer), Kill Shakespeare (Anthony Del Col, Conor McCreery), Sixth Gun (Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt) and Thor: The Mighty Avenger (Roger Langridge, Chris Samnee).
Shortlisted in the 'Best Continuing or Limited Series' are Chew (John Layman, Rob Guillory), Daytripper (Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba), Echo (Terry Moore), Fantastic Four (Jonathan Hickman, Dale Eaglesham), Locke & Key: Keys to the Kingdom (Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriquez) and Love and Rockets: Volume 3 (Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez).
The 'Best Writer' nominees are Bunn (Sixth Gun), Hale Fialkov (Echoes), Langridge (Thor: The Mighty Avenger), Sohmer (Gutters) and Mark Waid (Irredeemable).
Darwyn Cooke (Richard Stark's Parker: The Outfit), Dean Haspiel (Cuba : My Revolution), Hurtt (Sixth Gun), Ryzowski (Gutters) and Samnee (Thor: The Mighty Avenger) are nominated in the 'Best Artist' category.
The Harvey Awards were founded in 1988 and have been held at Baltimore Comic-Con for the past six years. Named in honour of Harvey Kurtzman, they are selected solely by comics creators.
A full list of nominees is available on the Harvey Awards blog.