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Named for the character in George Herriman’s classic comic strip Krazy Kat, the Ignatz Awards are a festival prize recognizing outstanding achievement in comics and cartooning. SPX attendees vote on nominees selected by a panel of five cartoonists (this year the jury members were Anders Nilsen, David Kelly, Rob G, Joshua Cotter and Trevor Alixopulos).
The winners of the 2010 Ignatz Awards are:
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 & Quarterly)
Monsters, Ken Dahl (Secret Acres)
Promising New Talent
Matt Wiegle, “The Orphan Baiter,” Papercutter #13 (Tugboat Press)
Ganges, Kevin Huizenga (Fantagraphics Books)
I Want You, Lisa Hanawalt (Buenaventura Press)
Rambo 3.5, Jim Rugg
Outstanding Online Comic
Troop 142, Mike Dawson