Tuesday, August 14, 2007

The Wright Awards: Celebrating the Best Smelling Comic Books in Canada!

doug wright cow brand baking soda comic strip cartoonist ad 1959

The Doug Wright Awards for Canadian cartooning are just 4 days away --this Friday at 6:30 pm in Toronto!

Are you tired of comics that stink? The Wright Awards features only the best smelling comics in Canada! And all this week Mystery Hoard features classic comics by Doug Wright to celebrate --just click on the strip at left to see an ad for Cow Brand Baking Soda from a 1959 Weekend Magazine!

I might even be there, and I have to drive 100 km to do it!

The nominees for Best Smelling Book:

Shenzen: A Travelogue From China, Guy Delisle (Drawn and Quarterly)

This Will All End in Tears, Joe Ollman (Insomniac Press)

Scott Pilgrim and The Infinite Sadness, Bryan Lee O'Malley (ONI Press)

Gilded Lilies, Jillian Tamaki (Conundrum Press)

Nog-a-dod, Marc Bell ed. (Conundrum Press)

The 2007 Wright Awards take place in Toronto on Friday, August 17 at Innis College Town Hall (2 Sussex, @ St. George), 6:30pm-8:30pm. $5.00. Tickets available at the door.

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