THE JAMIE COVILLE EXPERIENCE: Doug Wright Awards 2017 (March 13th)


2017 Doug Wright Awards (1:31:50, 86.1mb)
Brad Mackay did the opening and Dustin Harbin hosted the ceremony.
There was a word from the family of Doug Wright.

Pigskin Peters Award (For the best experimental,
unconventional or avant-garde comic)
Carpet Sweeper Tales by Julie Doucet (Drawn & Quarterly)
Draw Blood by Ron Hotz
Garbage by Matthew Reichertz (Conundrum Press)
After Land by Chris Taylor (Floating World Comics)
The Palace of Champions by Henriette Valium (Conundrum Press)

Steven Manale does a roast of Annie Koyama to celebrate Koyama Press
10th anniversary.

Doug Wright Spotlight Award (a.k.a. The Nipper) (For a
Canadian cartoonist deserving of wider recognition)
Jessica Campbell, Hot or Not: 20th-Century Male Artists (Koyama Press)
GG, “These Days,” “Lapse” (both from š! No. 25 [kuš!]), and an untitled
story from Altcomics Magazine 3 (2dcloud)
Nathan Jurevicius, Birthmark (Koyama Press)
Laura Keninš, Alien Beings (kuš!)
Brie Moreno, Dearest, Gift Shop 3D (Oireau), Missy, untitled story from
š! No. 6 (kuš!), various web comics
Steve Wolfhard, Cat Rackham (Koyama Press)
Note: My battery ran out during the announcing of the nominee’s for this
award and picks up right where the winner is announced.

Katherine Collins was inducted to the Giants of the North Canadian
cartoonist hall of fame by Conan Tobias.
Julia Pohl-Miranda gave a very emotional and moving tribute to the late
artist Geneviève Castrée.

Doug Wright Best Book Award (for the best English-language
book published in Canada)
Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus by Chester Brown (Drawn & Quarterly)
Big Kids by Michael DeForge (Drawn & Quarterly)
Burt’s Way Home by John Martz (Koyama Press)
The Envelope Manufacturer by Chris Oliveros (Chris Oliveros)
Bird in a Cage by Rebecca Roher (Conundrum Press)
Brad Mackay closed the ceremony.

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