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1997 Ignatz Awards

The Ignatz Awards are given at SPX (Small Press Expo) to recognize outstanding achievement in comics and cartooning. A panel of five cartoonists developed the ballot listed below, which will be voted on by Expo attendees. Bold indicates the winners.

Outstanding Artist:
Gilbert Hernandez for New Love, published by Fantagraphics Books (7563 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115)
Dylan Horrocks for Pickle, published by Black Eye Productions (5135 Parc Ave, #5, Montreal, Quebec H2V 4G3)
C. S. Morse for Soulwind, published by Image Comics (1400 N. Harbor Blvd., #305, Fullerton, CA 92635)
Gary Panter for Jimbo, published by Zongo Comics (1999 Avenue of the Stars, 15th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067)
Seth for Palookaville, published by Drawn & Quarterly Publications (PO Box 48056, Montreal, Quebec, H2V 4S8)

Breakout Talent:
Debbie Dreschler for Nowhere, published by Drawn & Quarterly
Tom Hart for The Sands, published by Black Eye
C. S. Morse for Soulwind, published by Image
Walt Holcombe for King of Persia, self published through Accordian Press (PO Box 49751, Austin, TX 78765)
Steve Weissman for Yikes!, published by Alternative Press, Inc. (611 NW 34th Drive, Gainesville, FL 32607-2429. E-Mail: jmason@gator.net)

Outstanding Story:
"A Death In the Family" in Silly Daddy by Joe Chiappetta, self-published (2209 Northgate Avenue, N. Riverside, IL 60546-1339)
"Ghost World" in Eightball by Daniel Clowes, published by Fantagraphics
"Hicksville" in Pickle by Dylan Horrocks, published by Black Eye
From Hell by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell, published by Kitchen Sink Press (221 Pine St, Florence, MA 01062)
"It's a Good Life if You Don't Weaken" in Palookaville by Seth, published by Drawn & Quarterly

Outstanding Series:
Acme Novelty Library by Chris Ware, published by Fantagraphics
Berlin by Jason Lutes, published by Black Eye
Eightball by Daniel Clowes, published by Fantagraphics
Palookaville by Seth, published by Drawn & Quarterly
Strangehaven by Gary Millidge, self-published through Abiogenesis

Outstanding Comic:
Eightball #17 by Daniel Clowes, published by Fantagraphics
Hey Mister #1 by Pete Sickman-Garner (PO Box 4085, Fayetteville, AR 72702)
Keyhole #2 by Dean Haspiel and Josh Neufeld, published by Modern (105 Edgewater Road, Narragansett, RI 02882)
King of Persia by Walt Holcombe, self-published through Accordian Press
Palookaville #10 by Seth, published by Drawn & Quarterly

Outstanding Minicomic:
Hey Mister #4 by Pete Sickman-Garner (PO Box 4085, Fayetteville, AR 72702)
King-Cat Comics #52 by John Porcellino (PO Box 18510, Denver CO 80218)
Magic Whistle #9 by Sam Henderson (14 Bayard Street #3, Brooklyn, NY 11211)
Out There #5 by Alan Hunt (116 Garnet Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M6G1V7)
The Perfect Planet by James Kochalka (PO Box 8321 Burlington, VT 05402)

Outstanding Graphic Novel or Collection
At The Seams by Ed Brubaker, published by Alternative Press, Inc.
It's A Good Life if You Don't Weaken by Seth, published by Drawn & Quarterly
Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer: Stories by Ben Katchor, published by Little, Brown
L'Ascension Du Haut Mal by David B., published L'Association (100 rue de la Folie-Ericourt 75011 Paris France)
Lost in the Alps by Cosey, published by NBM (185 Madison Avenue, Ste. 1504, New York, NY 10016)