The Small Press Expo has announced the list of nominees for the thirteenth annual Ignatz Awards. The Ignatz, named after George Herrimanâ€™s brick-wielding mouse, recognizes exceptional work that challenges popular notions of what comics can achieve, both as an art form and as a means of personal expression. Take the jump to see the complete rundown of the nominees and congrats to all!
Congratulations go out to the recipients of the 2008 Ignatz Awards that were presented at the Small Press Expo this past weekend. Outstanding Artist Laura Park, Do Not Disturb My Waking Dream (self-published) Outstanding Anthology or Collection Papercutter #7, edited by Greg Means (Tugboat Press) Outstanding Graphic Novel Skim, Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki (Groundwood Books) Outstanding Story The Thing About Madeleine, Lilli Carre (self-published) Promising New Talent Sarah Glidden, How To Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less (self-published) Outstanding Series Snake Oil, Chuck Forsman (self-published) Outstanding Comic Snake Oil #1, Chuck Forsman (self-published) Outstanding Mini-Comic Bluefuzz, Jesse Reklaw