Wednesday, August 15, 2007

The Wright Awards Are Hard to Ignore

The Doug Wright Awards for Canadian cartooning are just 3 days away --this Friday at 6:30 pm in Toronto!

Aren't you just so excited about the Wright Awards that you can't sleep? Don't you feel like you could lose control and wet the bed or something? Do you feel the need to drink some water? The Wright Awards features only the hardest to ignore comics in Canada! And all this week Mystery Hoard is featuring classic comics by Doug Wright to celebrate --just click on the strip at left to see a Doug Wright strip starring the hard to ignore Nipper from a 1959 Weekend Magazine!

The nominees for Best Emerging Talent:

Gray Horses, Hope Larson (ONI Press)

House of Sugar, Rebecca Kraatz (Tulip Tree Press)

Was She Pretty?, Leanne Shapton (Farrar, Strauss & Giroux)

Bacter-area, Keith Jones (Drawn and Quarterly)

Mendacity, Tamara Faith Berger & Sophie Cossette (Kiss Machine Presents...)

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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