Michael DeForge Sweeps the Ignatz Awards!

Posted on Sep 17, 2013 in Blog


We at Koyama Press are very excited to announce that Michael DeForge won every category he was nominated in at this weekend’s Ignatz Awards. Held annually at the Small Press Expo in Bethesda MD, the 17th edition of the awards saw DeForge take home three Ignatz bricks for Outstanding Series (Lose), Outstanding Anthology or Collection (Very Casual), and Outstanding Artist for his entire body of work.

We are immensely proud of DeForge and congratulate all of the amazing nominees and award winners. This year’s awards had an incredible list of nominated books that everyone should be reading.

Here is what people have been saying about DeForge and the awards:

Michael DeForge Sweeps the Ignatz and Complete List of Winners,” Hannah Means-Shannon, Bleeding Cool.

Complete 2013 Ignatz award winners: DeForge wins three,” Heidi MacDonald, Comics Beat.

Your 2013 Ignatz Winners,” Tom Spurgeon, The Comics Reporter.

Michael DeForge sweeps 2013 Ignatz Awards,” Hugh Armitage, Digital Spy.

Michael DeForge Leads Your 2013 Ignatz Award Winners,” Joseph Hughes, Comics Alliance.

Michael DeForge, ‘Pope Hats’ among 2013 Ignatz winners,” JK Parkin, Comic Book Resources.

SPX 2013: Liza Donnelly’s Ignatz Awards make some history ‘to celebrate’ women cartoonists,” Michael Cavna, The Washington Post.

DeForge Leads the Way in 2013 Ignatz Awards,” Graeme McMillan, The Hollywood Reporter.

Ignatz Award Sticker Designed by Chris Pitzer.