La Small Press Expo ha annunciato le nomination per l’edizione 2018 degli Ignatz Awards, premio dedicato al mondo del Fumetto i cui candidati vengono scelti dai partecipanti alla manifestazione. I vincitori saranno annunciati il prossimo 16 settembre dopo essere stati scelti dalla giuria, composta quest’anno da Leila Abdelrazaq (Baddawi, The Opening), Kevin Czap (Fütchi Perf, Ley Lines – the Letting Go), Mita Mahato (Sea, In Between), Carolyn Nowak (Radishes, Girl Town) e Taneka Stotts (Love Circuits, Full Circle).

Tra gli artisti in corsa per il premio, Yvan Alagbé con il suo Yellow Negroes and Other Imaginary Creatures, candidato in ben quattro categorie (Miglior disegnatore, Miglior storia, Miglior graphic novel e Nuovo talento più promettente)

 

MIGLIOR DISEGNATORE
Yvan Alagbé – Yellow Negroes and Other Imaginary Creatures
Ivy Atoms – Pinky & Pepper Forever
Tommi Parrish – The Lie and How We Told It
Richie Pope – The Box We Sit On
Sophie Standing – Anxiety is Really Strange

MIGLIOR RACCOLTA
Beirut Won’t Cry – Mazen Kerbaj
Blackbird Days – Manuele Fior
Language Barrier – Hannah K. Lee
Sex Fantasy – Sophia Foster-Dimino
Super Late Bloomer: My Early Days in Transition – Julia Kaye

MIGLIOR ANTOLOGIA
La Raza Anthology: Unidos y Fuertes – edito da Kat Fajardo & Pablo Castro
Comics for Choice – edito da Hazel Newlevant, Whit Taylor e Ø.K. Fox
Ink Brick #8 – edito da Alexander Rothman, Paul K. Tunis e Alexey Sokolin
BOTTOMS UP! Tales of Hitting Rock Bottom – edito da J.T. Yost
Lovers Only – edito da Mickey Zacchilli

MIGLIOR GRAPHIC NOVEL
Why Art? – Eleanor Davis
Run for It: Stories of Slaves Who Fought for Their Freedom – Marcelo D’Salete
Uncomfortably Happily – Yeon-sik Hong
The Lie and How We Told It – Tommi Parrish
Anti-Gone – Connor Willumsen

MIGLIOR SERIE
Ley Lines – Czap Books
Nori – Rumi Hara
Bug Boys – Laura Knetzger
Gumballs – Erin Nations
Frontier – Youth in Decline

MIGLIOR FUMETTO AUTOPRODOTTO
Dog Nurse – Margot Ferrick
Greenhouse – Debbie Fong
Common Blessings & Common Curses – Maritsa Patrinos
Mothball 88 – Kevin Reilly
Say It With Noodles: On Learning to Speak the Language of Food – Shing Yin Khor

MIGLIOR FUMETTO
Recollection – Alyssa Berg
How to Be Alive – Tara Booth
Hot Summer Nights – Freddy Carrasco
Whatsa Paintoonist? – Jerry Moriarty
Baopu – Yao Xiao

MIGLIOR FUMETTO ONLINE
Woman World – Aminder Dhaliwal
The Wolves Outside – Jesse England
A Fire Story – Brian Fies
Lara Croft Was My Family – Carta Monir
A Part of Me is Still Unknown – Meg O’Shea

NUOVO TALENTO PIÙ PROMETTENTE
Yasmin Omar Ata – Mis(h)adra
Tara Booth – How to Be Alive
Xia Gordon – The Fashion of 2004
Rumi Hara – Nori and the Rabbits of the Moon
Tommi Parrish – The Lie and How We Told It

MIGLIOR STORIA
Yellow Negroes and Other Imaginary Creatures – Yvan Alagbé
Why Art? – Eleanor Davis
Rhode Island Me – Michael DeForge
How the Best Hunter in the Village Met Her Death – Molly Ostertag
The Lie and How We Told It – Tommi Parrish

 

 

Fonte: Newsarama

 

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