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September 15, 2013


Your 2013 Ignatz Winners

imageThe 2013 Ignatz Awards announced its winners last night during a ceremony held at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel in conjunction with Small Press Expo (SPX). Hosting was Liza Donnelly. Michael DeForge won three awards, in an evening marked by the female presenters. The nominees by category with winners in bold:

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OUTSTANDING ARTIST
* Lilli Carré, Heads or Tails
* Michael DeForge Lose #4
* Miriam Katin Letting It Go
* Ulli Lust, Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life
* Patrick McEown, Hair Shirt

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OUTSTANDING ANTHOLOGY OR COLLECTION
* Freddie Stories, Lynda Barry
* Heads or Tails, Lilli Carré
* Peter Bagge's Other Stuff, Peter Bagge
* Tusen Hjartan Stark #1
* Very Casual, Michael DeForge

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OUTSTANDING GRAPHIC NOVEL
* The Property, Rutu Modan
* Susceptible, Genevieve Castree
* Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life, Ulli Lust
* When David Lost His Voice, Judith Vanistendael
* You'll Never Know Volume Three: A Soldier’s Heart, Carol Tyler

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OUTSTANDING STORY
* Arid (Secret Prison #7), Tom Hart
* Birdseye Bristoe, Dan Zettwoch
* The Carnival (Heads or Tails), Lilli Carré
* Gold Star, John Martz
* Neighbors (Stark #1), Joanna Hellgren

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PROMISING NEW TALENT
* Sam Alden, Hawaii 1997 & Haunter
* Nathan Bulmer, Eat More Bikes
* Philippa Rice, Looking Out
* Diana Thung, August Moon
* Angie Wang, The Teacup Tree, Secret Prison #7

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OUTSTANDING SERIES
* The Hive, Charles Burns
* Lose, Michael DeForge
* Madtown High, Whit Taylor
* Pope Hats, Ethan Rilly
* Prison Pit, Johnny Ryan

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OUTSTANDING COMIC
* Hyperspeed to Nowhere, Lale Westvind
* The Life Problem, Austin English
* Looking Out, Philippa Rice
* Pope Hats #3, Ethan Rilly
* St. Owl's Bay, Simon Hanselmann

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OUTSTANDING MINI-COMIC
* Il Cammino Delle Capre, Kris Mukai & Zachary Zezima
* The End of the Fucking World #16, Charles Forsman
* Hawaii 1997, Sam Alden
* Layaway, Joseph Lambert
* Powdered Milk Volume Ten: The Man Who Could Not Read, Keiler Roberts

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OUTSTANDING ONLINE COMIC
* Bird Boy, Annie Szabla
* Gabby's Playhouse, Ken Dahl & Gabby Schulz
* Haunter, Sam Alden
* July Diary, Gabrielle Bell
* SuperMutant Magic Academy, Jillian Tamaki

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This year's nominating committee was Lisa Hanawalt, Dustin Harbin, Damien Jay, Sakura Maku and Jason Shiga. The awards are voted on by attendees of SPX during the festival.

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