Presented Saturday night at the Small Press Expo, here are the 2010 Ignatz Award winners. Nominees were chosen by a panel comprised of Anders Nilsen, David Kelly, Rob G, Joshua Cotter, and Trevor Alixopoulos. Winners were voted on by SPX attendees:
Outstanding Artist Eddie Campbell, Alec: The Years Have Pants (A Life-Sized Omnibus) (Top Shelf Productions)
Outstanding Anthology or Collection Masterpiece Comics, R. Sikoryak (Drawn & Quarterly)
Outstanding Graphic Novel Market Day, James Sturm (Drawn &
Outstanding Story Monsters, Ken Dahl (Secret Acres)
Promising New Talent Matt Wiegle, “The Orphan Baiter”, Papercutter #13 (Tugboat Press)
Outstanding Series Ganges, Kevin Huizenga (Fantagraphics Books)
Outstanding Comic I Want You, Lisa Hanawalt (Buenaventura Press)
Outstanding Mini-Comic Rambo 3.5, Jim Rugg
Outstanding Online Comic Troop 142, Mike Dawson
Johanna Draper Carlson (who was a presenter) has a fuller report on the proceedings which we live-tweeted.
She also has a link to the winner of the First Annual Animation Showcase Audience Choice Award. “Deadline” by Bang-Yao Liu.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.