The 2014 Ignatz Awards Winners – A Complete Listing

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Here are this year’s winners of the Ignatz Awards, taking home bricks tonight, from the Small Press Expo in Bethesda, Maryland, sponsored by ComiXology. Congratulations to both the nominees and the winners this year for their excellence in moving the comics medium in new directions and showing what comics and comics creators are capable of.

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Outstanding Artist

  • Sam Bosma for Fantasy Basketball
  • Kim Deitch for The Amazing, Enlightening and Absolutely True Adventures of Katherine Whaley
  • Sophie Goldstein for Darwin Carmichael is Going To Hell; Edna II; House of Women
  • Ed Piskor for Hip Hop Family Tree Vol. 1
  • Jesse Reklaw for Couch Tag

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Outstanding Anthology or Collection

  • Amazing Facts and Beyond by Kevin Huizenga and Dan Zettwoch
  • The End by Anders Nilsen
  • Eye of the Majestic Creature Vol. 2 by Leslie Stein
  • Sock Monkey Treasury by Tony Millionaire
  • QU33R edited by Robert Kirby

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Outstanding Graphic Novel

  • The Amazing, Enlightening and Absolutely True Adventures of Katherine Whaley by Kim Deitch
  • The Boxer by Reinhard Kleist
  • Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang
  • This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki
  • War of Streets and Houses by Sophie Yanow

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Outstanding Story

  • “Brownout Biscuit,” from Octopus Pie: Dead Forever by Meredith Gran
  • Destination X by John Martz
  • The Grassy Knoll by Nick Drnaso
  • “Jobs” from Life Zone by Simon Hanselmann
  • “Mom” from Viewotron #2 by Sam Sharpe

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Promising New Talent

  • Luke Howard for Trevor
  • Cathy G. Johnson for Jeremiah; Boy Genius; Until It Runs Clear
  • Nick Offerman for Orange; Onions
  • Keiler Roberts for Powdered Milk
  • Daryl Seitchik for Missy

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Outstanding Series

  • The Black Feather Falls by Ellen Lindner
  • Demon by Jason Shiga
  • Powdered Milk by Keiler Roberts
  • Sky in Stereo by Sacha Mardou
  • Towerkind by Kat Verhoeven

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Outstanding Comic

  • Blammo #8 by Noah Van Sciver
  • Cosplayers by Dash Shaw
  • It Will All Hurt #2 by Farel Dalrymple
  • Misliving Amended by Adam Buttrick
  • Wicked Chicken Queen by Sam Alden

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Outstanding Minicomic

  • The Grassy Knoll by Nick Drnaso
  • House of Women by Sophie Goldstein
  • Never Forgets by Yumi Sakugawa
  • Test Tube #1 by Carlos Gonzalez
  • Up to the Top by Ian Sampson

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Outstanding Online Comic

  • Band for Life by Anya Davidson
  • Big Dogs at Nite by Dane Martin
  • Demon by Jason Shiga
  • On Hiatus by Pete Toms
  • Vattu by Evan Dahm

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About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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