Conventions Interviews

Ignatz Awards Interviews — SPX 2018

The Ignatz recognizes exceptional work that challenges popular notions of what comics can achieve, both as an art form and as a means of personal expression. The Ignatz Awards are a festival prize, the first of such in the United States comic book industry.

Molly Ostertag, Ignatz Award winner for Outstanding Story, at SPX 2018. Find out what inspired “How the Best Hunter in the Village Met Her Death” and much more.

See more of Molly at twitter.com/MollyOstertag

Shing Yin Khor, Ignatz award winner for Outstanding Minicomic, at SPX 2018. Find out what inspired “Say It With Noodles: On Learning To Speak The Language Of Food” and much more.

See more of Shing at twitter.com/sawdustbear

Richie Pope, Ignatz Award winner for Outstanding Artist at SPX 2018. Find out what inspired “That Box We Sit On” and much more.

See more of Richie’s work at https://twitter.com/richiepope

Hazel Newlevant, Ignatz Award winner for Outstanding Anthology at SPX 2018. Find out the story behind “Comics for Choice” and much more.

See more of Julia’s work at https://twitter.com/HNewlevant

Julia Kaye, Ignatz Award nominee for Outstanding Collection at SPX 2018. Find out what inspired “Super Late Bloomer: My Early Days in Transition” and much more.

See more of Julia’s work at https://twitter.com/upandoutcomic

Iasmin Omar Ata, Ignatz Award winner for Promising New Talent at SPX 2018. Find out what inspired “Mis(h)adra” and much more.

See more of Julia’s work at https://twitter.com/DELTAHEAD_

Ryan Sands of Youth in Decline for the Ignatz Award winner for Outstanding Series at SPX 2018. Find out the story behind “Frontier” and much more.

Read more about Frontier here: https://twitter.com/youthindecline

Eleanor Davis, Ignatz Award winner for Outstanding Graphic novel and Outstanding Story nominee at SPX 2018. Find out what inspired “Why Art?” and much more.

See more of Eleanor’s work at https://twitter.com/squinkyelo

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