Ignatz Award

Other Names: Premio Ignatz (Spanish)
140 Works / 145 Items 57,249 Books 2,209 Reviews ½ 4.0
The Ignatz Awards, named for the character in the classic comic strip Krazy Kat by George Herriman, is a festival prize that recognizes outstanding achievement in comics and cartooning. The ballot is show more created by a panel of five cartoonists and is then voted on by the attendees at the event. show less
All, Winner (57), Nominee (86), No Stage (2)
All, 2019 (1), 2018 (6), 2017 (1), 2016 (1), 2014 (9), 2013 (5), 2012 (5), 2011 (5), 2010 (5), 2009 (12), 2008 (7), 2007 (12), 2006 (12), 2005 (13), 2004 (6), 2003 (9), 2002 (8), 2001 (5), 2000 (6), 1999 (7), 1998 (5), 1997 (5)

Winner 57

Comics for Choice: Illustrated Abortion Stories, History, and Politics by Hazel NewlevantOutstanding Anthology2018
That Box We Sit On by Richie PopeOutstanding Artist2018
Sex Fantasy by Sophia Foster-DiminoOutstanding Collection2018
Why Art? by Eleanor DavisOutstanding Graphic Novel2018
How the best hunter in the village met her death by Molly OstertagOutstanding Story2018
Mis(h)adra by Iasmin Omar AtaPromising New Talent2018
ELEMENTS: Fire A Comic Anthology by Creators of Color! by Taneka StottsOutstanding Anthology2017
Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection by Kate BeatonOutstanding Anthology or Collection2016
This One Summer by Mariko TamakiOutstanding Graphic Novel2014
Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life by Ulli LustOutstanding Graphic Novel2013
Big Questions by Anders NilsenOutstanding Graphic Novel2012
Gaylord Phoenix by Edie FakeOutstanding Graphic Novel2011
Market Day by James SturmOutstanding Graphic Novel2010
Kramers Ergot 7 by Sammy HarkhamOutstanding Anthology or Collection2009
Swallow Me Whole by Nate PowellOutstanding Artist2009
Uptight #3 by Jordan CraneOutstanding Comic2009
Acme Novelty Library, Issue 19 by Chris WareOutstanding Graphic Novel2009
Stay Away from Other People by Lisa HanawaltOutstanding Mini-Comic2009
Uptight #2 by Jordan CraneOutstanding Series2009
Papercutter #10 by Damien JayOutstanding Story2009
Woman King by Colleen FrakesPromising New Talent2009
Do Not Disturb My Waking Dream #2 by Laura ParkOutstanding Artist2008
Skim by Mariko TamakiOutstanding Graphic Novel2008
The Thing about Madeline by Lilli CarréOutstanding Story2008
Curses by Kevin HuizengaOutstanding Anthology or Collection2007
Don't Go Where I Can't Follow by Anders NilsenOutstanding Graphic Novel2007
The Mourning Star by Kazimir StrzepekOutstanding Series2007
The Blot by Tom NeelyPromising New Talent2007
Black Hole by Charles BurnsOutstanding Anthology or Collection2006
Billy Hazelnuts by Tony MillionaireOutstanding Artist2006
Tricked by Alex RobinsonOutstanding Graphic Novel2006
Salamander Dream by Hope LarsonPromising New Talent2006
Diary of a Mosquito Abatement Man by John PorcellinoOutstanding Anthology or Collection2005
Epileptic by David B.Outstanding Artist2005
Will You Still Love Me If I Wet The Bed? by Liz PrinceOutstanding Debut2005
Persepolis II: The Story of a Return by Marjane SatrapiOutstanding Graphic Novel2005
Dogs and Water by Anders NilsenOutstanding Story2005
Blankets by Craig ThompsonOutstanding Artist2004
Blankets by Craig ThompsonOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2004
Shutterbug Follies by Jason LittleOutstanding Artist2003
Three Fingers by Rich KoslowskiOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2003
I Am Going To Be Small by Jeffrey BrownOutstanding Mini-Comic2003
Fleep by Jason ShigaOutstanding Story2003
Same Difference and Other Stories by Derek Kirk KimPromising New Talent2003
Pulpatoon Pilgrimage by Joel PriddyOutstanding Debut2002
The Golem's Mighty Swing by James SturmOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2002
Trenches by Scott MillsOutstanding Story2002
Catch As Catch Can by Greg D. CookPromising New Talent2002
Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris WareOutstanding Story2000
Boswash by Nick BertozziPromising New Talent2000
Cages by Dave McKeanOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection1999
The Extended Dream of Mr. D. by MaxOutstanding Series1999
David Boring by Daniel ClowesOutstanding Story1999
Ghost World by Daniel ClowesOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection1998
Ghost World by Daniel ClowesOutstanding Story1998
Finder: Sin-Eater Volume 1 by Carla Speed McNeilPromising New Talent1998
Palookaville #9 by SethOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection1997

Nominee 86

Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe2019
Amazing Facts and Beyond by Kevin HuizengaOutstanding Anthology or Collection2014
Sock Monkey Treasury: A "Tony Millionaire's Sock Monkey" Collection by Tony MillionaireOutstanding Anthology or Collection2014
The End by Anders NilsenOutstanding Anthology or Collection2014
Eye Of The Majestic Creature Vol. 2 by Leslie SteinOutstanding Anthology or Collection2014
The Amazing, Enlightening And Absolutely True Adventures of Katherine Whaley by Kim DeitchOutstanding Graphic Novel2014
The Boxer: The True Story of Holocaust Survivor Harry Haft by Reinhard KleistOutstanding Graphic Novel2014
Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen YangOutstanding Graphic Novel2014
War of Streets and Houses by Sophie YanowOutstanding Graphic Novel2014
Susceptible by Geneviève CastréeOutstanding Graphic Novel2013
The Property by Rutu ModanOutstanding Graphic Novel2013
You'll Never Know, Book Three: Soldier's Heart by C. TylerOutstanding Graphic Novel2013
When David Lost His Voice by Judith VanistendaelOutstanding Graphic Novel2013
My Friend Dahmer by Derf BackderfOutstanding Graphic Novel2012
Troop 142 by Mike DawsonOutstanding Graphic Novel2012
Harvey Pekar's Cleveland by Harvey PekarOutstanding Graphic Novel2012
A Zoo in Winter by Jirô TaniguchiOutstanding Graphic Novel2012
The Heavy Hand by Chris CillaOutstanding Graphic Novel2011
How Mirka Got Her Sword by Barry DeutschOutstanding Graphic Novel2011
Special Exits: A Graphic Memoir by Joyce FarmerOutstanding Graphic Novel2011
You'll Never Know, Book Two: Collateral Damage by C. TylerOutstanding Graphic Novel2011
Pim & Francie: "The Golden Bear Days" by Al ColumbiaOutstanding Graphic Novel2010
Years of the elephant by Willy LinthoutOutstanding Graphic Novel2010
The Complete Jack Survives by Jerry MoriartyOutstanding Graphic Novel2010
The Summit of the Gods, Volume 1 by Jirô TaniguchiOutstanding Graphic Novel2010
Disappearance Diary by Hideo AzumaOutstanding Graphic Novel2009
Nicolas (A Petit Livre) by Pascal GirardOutstanding Graphic Novel2009
Drop-in by Dave LappOutstanding Graphic Novel2009
You'll Never Know, Book One: A Good and Decent Man by C. TylerOutstanding Graphic Novel2009
Hot Breath of War by Trevor AlixopulosOutstanding Graphic Novel2008
Notes for a War Story by GipiOutstanding Graphic Novel2008
Spent by Joe MattOutstanding Graphic Novel2008
Paul Goes Fishing by Michel RabagliatiOutstanding Graphic Novel2008
Misery Loves Comedy by Ivan BrunettiOutstanding Anthology or Collection2007
Moomin: The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip, Book 1 by Tove JanssonOutstanding Anthology or Collection2007
Drawn & Quarterly Showcase: Book Four (Drawn and Quarterly Showcase) (Bk. 4) by Chris OliverosOutstanding Anthology or Collection2007
King-Cat Classix by John PorcellinoOutstanding Anthology or Collection2007
Aya by Marguerite AbouetOutstanding Graphic Novel2007
Exit Wounds by Rutu ModanOutstanding Graphic Novel2007
Bookhunter by Jason ShigaOutstanding Graphic Novel2007
House by Josh SimmonsOutstanding Graphic Novel2007
Squirrel Mother by Megan KelsoOutstanding Anthology or Collection2006
Castle Waiting by Linda MedleyOutstanding Anthology or Collection2006
Drawn & Quarterly Showcase: Book Three by Chris OliverosOutstanding Anthology or Collection2006
The Push Man and Other Stories by Yoshihiro TatsumiOutstanding Anthology or Collection2006
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison BechdelOutstanding Graphic Novel2006
The Clouds Above by Jordan CraneOutstanding Graphic Novel2006
The Ticking by Renee FrenchOutstanding Graphic Novel2006
Wimbledon Green by SethOutstanding Graphic Novel2006
Dead Herring Comics by ActusOutstanding Anthology or Collection2005
Hutch Owen: Unmarketable by Tom HartOutstanding Anthology or Collection2005
Fred the clown by Roger LangridgeOutstanding Anthology or Collection2005
Above & Below: Two Stories of the American Frontier by James SturmOutstanding Anthology or Collection2005
Bighead by Jeffrey BrownOutstanding Graphic Novel2005
Why Are You Doing This? by JasonOutstanding Graphic Novel2005
Cinema Panopticum by Thomas OttOutstanding Graphic Novel2005
Carnet de voyage by Craig ThompsonOutstanding Graphic Novel2005
Teratoid Heights by Matt BrinkmanOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2004
Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography by Chester BrownOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2004
McSweeney's Issue 13 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern): The Comics Issue by Dave EggersOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2004
The Fixer: A Story from Sarajevo by Joe SaccoOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2004
Epileptic by David B.Outstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2003
Beg the Question (A Minimum Wage Collection) by Bob FingermanOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2003
Nightmare Alley by Spain RodriguezOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2003
The Frank Book by Jim WoodringOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2003
Haw! by Ivan BrunettiOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2002
Non #5 by Jordan CraneOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2002
The Summer of Love by Debbie DrechslerOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2002
Fallout: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Leo Szilard, and the Political Science of the Atomic Bomb by Jim OttavianiOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2002
Mail Order Bride by Mark KalesnikoOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2001
Snake 'n' Bacon's Cartoon Cabaret by Michael KuppermanOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2001
Box Office Poison by Alex RobinsonOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2001
Safe Area Goražde: The War in Eastern Bosnia 1992-1995 by Joe SaccoOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2001
Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris WareOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2001
New Hat Stories: Banks/Eubanks by Tom HartOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2000
Clan Apis by Jay HoslerOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2000
Comix 2000 by L'AssociationOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2000
Drawn and Quarterly, Volume 3 by Chris OliverosOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection2000
The End of the Century Club: Countdown (v. 1) by Ed HillyerOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection1999
Hicksville by Dylan HorrocksOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection1999
Tiny Bubbles by James KochalkaOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection1999
The Hey Mister Celebrity Roast by Pete Sickman-GarnerOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection1999
The Little Man: Short Strips, 1980-1995 by Chester BrownOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection1998
Frank Vol. 2 by Jim WoodringOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection1998
A la recherche de Peter Pan, tome 2 by CoseyOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection1997
Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer: Stories by Ben KatchorOutstanding Graphic Novel or Collection1997

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