The nominations for the 2006 Doug Wright Awrads have been announced, celebrating the best in Canadian cartooning, and it’s a diverse, high quality list:


* Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea by Guy Delisle (Drawn & Quarterly Books)

* Wimbledon Green by Seth (Drawn & Quarterly Books)

* Dragonslippers: This Is What an Abusive Relationship Looks Like by Rosalind B. Penfold (Penguin Canada)

* Paul Moves Out by Michel Rabagliati (Drawn & Quarterly Books)

* Scott Pilgrim Volume 2 by Bryan Lee O’Malley (Oni Press)


* Skim by Mariko Tamaki
and Jillian Tamaki
(Kiss Machine)

* Northwest Passage Volume 1 by Scott Chantler (Oni Press)

* Nil: A Land Beyond Belief by James Turner (Slave Labor Graphics)

* Dark Adaptation by Lorenz Peter (Pedlar Press)

* The Unexpurgated Tale of Lordie Jones by Marc Ngui (Conundrum Press)

Check out the links if you’re not familiar with the work — there’s some good stuff there.