2009 Ignatz Award Honorees
The Ignatz Awards, named after the brick-throwing mouse in George Herriman's Krazy Kat (and not to be confused with Fantagraphics' Ignatz Series), recognize outstanding achievement in comics and cartooning. Fantagraphics publications and artists received a total of 13 nominations in 6 categories for the 2009 awards. Winners were announced at a ceremony on Saturday, September 26, 2009 at the Small Press Expo in Bethesda, MD, where Jordan Crane's Uptight took home the awards for Outstanding Series and Outstanding Comic (for issue #3). Congratulations to the winners!