I vincitori degli Ignatz Awards 2015

Sono stato resi pubblici i vincitori degli Ignatz Awards 2015, così nominati in omaggio al topo della famosa striscia Krazy Kat di George Herriman. I premi sono il più importante riconoscimento dedicato al fumetto indipendente americano. I vincitori di quest’anno sono stati annunciati alla cerimonia tenutasi il 19 settembre presso il Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland, durante la Small Press Expo, manifestazione che dal 1994 promuove il fumetto alternativo.

Di seguito, in grassetto, i vincitori.

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Outstanding Artist

Emily Carroll, “Through The Woods”
Ed Luce, “Wuvable Oaf”
Roman Muradov, “(In a Sense) Lost and Found”
Jillian Tamaki, “SuperMutant Magic Academy”
Noah Van Sciver, “Saint Cole”

Outstanding Anthology or Collection

“Drawn and Quarterly, 25 Years of Contemporary Cartooning, Comics, and Graphic Novels,” edited by Tom Devlin, Chris Oliveros, Peggy Burns, Tracy Hurren, and Julia Pohl-Miranda
“An Entity Observes All Things,” by Box Brown
“How To Be Happy,” by Eleanor Davis
“Pope Hats #4,” by Ethan Rilly
“SuperMutant Magic Academy,” by Jillian Tamaki

Outstanding Graphic Novel

“Beauty,” by Kerascoët and Hubert
“The Oven,” by Sophie Goldstein
“Rav,” by Mickey Zacchilli
“Saint Cole,” by Noah Van Sciver
“Wendy,” by Walter Scott

Outstanding Story

“Doctors,” by Dash Shaw
“Me As a Baby,” by Michael DeForge (from Lose #6)
“Nature Lessons,” by Marguerite Van Cook and James Romberger (from The Late Child and Other Animals)
“Sex Coven,” by Jillian Tamaki (from Frontier #7)
“Weeping Flower, Grows in Darkness,” by Kris Mukai

Promising New Talent

M. Dean, “K.M. & R.P. & MCMLXXI (1971)”
Sophia Foster-Dimino, “Sphincter, Sex Fantasy”
Dakota McFadzean, “Don’t Get Eaten by Anything”
Jane Mai, “Soft”
Gina Wynbrandt, “Big Pussy”

Outstanding Series

“Dumb,” by Georgia Webber
“Frontier,” edited by Ryan Sands
“March,” by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell
“Pope Hats,” by Ethan Rilly
“Sex Fantasy,” by Sophia Foster-Dimino

Outstanding Comic

“Borb,” by Jason Little
“The Nature of Nature,” by Disa Wallander
“The Oven,” by Sophie Goldstein
“Pope Hats 4,” by Ethan Rilly
“Weeping Flower, Grows in Darkness,” by Kris Mukai

Outstanding Minicomic

“Devil’s Slice of Life,” by Patrick Crotty
“Epoxy 5,” by John Pham
“King Cat #75,” by John Porcellino
“Sex Fantasy #4,” by Sophia Foster-Dimino
“Whalen: A Reckoning,” by Audry

Outstanding Online Comic

The Bloody Footprint, by Lilli Carre [nytimes.com]
Carriers, by Lauren Weinstein [nautil.us]
Mom Body, by Rebecca Roher [thenib.com]
O Human Star, by Blue Delliquanti [ohumanstar.com]
Witchy, by Ariel Ries [witchycomic.com]