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March 13, 2016


Your 2016 DINKie Award Nominees

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Heidi MacDonald has an article up here about the forthcoming Denver Independent Art & Comic Expo (DINK) that includes something I didn't know at all: they're doing an awards program.

Let's get right to it. This should be pretty self-explanatory.

*****

Best Work -- Self Published

* Baseline Blvd, Emi Gennis
* Being Myself Is My Treasure, Sam Spina
* O Human Star: Volume One, Blue Delliquanti
* Tom O'Bedlam, Maia Kobabe

*****

Best Work -- Small Press

* Drawing the Line: Indian Women Fight Back, Priya Kuiyan And Larissa Bertonasco And Ludmilla Bartscht (Ad Astra Comics)
* Mahou Josei Chimaka Magical Woman Chimaka, Kate Rhodes And Jennifer XU (Chromatic Press)
*
No Ivy League, Hazel Newlevant (JMC Aggregate)
* A Story For Desmond, Jason Walz (Tinto Press)
* Vulture City Stories, Sam Spina (Kilgore)

*****

Best Work -- Mid/Large Press

* Dressing, Michael Deforge (Koyama Press)
* An Entity Observes All Things, Box Brown (Retrofit Comics/Big Planet Comics)
* Killing and Dying, Adrian Tomine (Drawn & Quarterly)
* March: Book 2, Nate Powell (Top Shelf)
* Punks Git Cut, Jay Howell (Last Gasp)
* Saint Cole, Noah Van Sciver (Fantagraphics)

*****

Outstanding Work -- Diversity

* Ikebana, Yumi Sakugawa (Retrofit/ Big Planet Comics) (pictured at top)
* The Immortal Nadia, Jamal Campbell
* March: Book 2, Nate Powell (Top Shelf)
* O Human Star Volume One, Blue Delliquanti (Self-Published)
* The Story of My Tits, Jennifer Hayden (Top Shelf)

*****

Best Zine Or Mini

* Apartment Hunting, Alison Wilgus
* Dog Craps 2, Sam Spina
* Grease Bats And Others: A Collection of Mini Comics, Anna Bongivanni
* Laffy Meal, Pranas T Naujokaitis
* Sky Gods, Leda Zawacki

*****

Outstanding Work From Colorado

* Cosmic Be-ing #1, Alex Graham (Self-Published) (Couldn't Find It; Here's #2)
* Looking At Stuff Is For Chumps: Barry The Blind Crow, Lauren Barnett (Tinto Press)
* Mahou Josei Chimaka Magical Woman Chimaka, Kate Rhodes And Jennifer XU (Chromatic Press)
* Revolt To What/30 Miles of Crazy, Karl Krumpholz (Suspect Press/Self-Published)
* Uncanny Adventures Duo #1-2, Several (8th Wonder Press)
* Valley of The Silk Sky, Dylan Edwards

*****

Outstanding Web Comic

* Failing Sky, Scout Tran-Caffee
* The Immortal Nadia, Jamal Campbell
* Inside Hollow Montain, Austin James
* Some Did Rest, Niki Smith
* Witchy, Ariel Ries

*****
*****
 
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