The 2016 Doug Wright Awards Jury Statements

Posted on 14. May, 2016 by in ceremony, News

2016 Doug Wright Awards Jury appreciations: PIGSKIN PETERS For New Comics #6 + 7, by Patrick Kyle Delivered by Betty Liang, May 14, 2016, 12th annual DWAs This year’s Pigskin Peters award goes to Patrick Kyle’s New Comics in part because they so vividly live up to their name. They are a testing ground for […]

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Michael Deforge, Dakota McFadzean, and Patrick Kyle carry the day at 2016 Doug Wright Awards

Posted on 14. May, 2016 by in ceremony, News

James Simpkins inducted into Giants of the North Hall of Fame; Darwyn Cooke and Alvin Buenaventura remembered at ceremony May 14, 2016, Toronto, ON — The best in Canadian comics and graphic novels were honoured this evening at the 2016 Doug Wright Awards for Canadian Cartooning in Toronto, including first-time nods for Dakota McFadzean and Patrick […]

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The First-timers: Sabrina Scott

Posted on 13. May, 2016 by in ceremony, News

The 12th Annual Doug Wright Awards ceremony will be held at Toronto’s Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel this Saturday May 16, 2016 starting at 8:00 p.m. (a feature event of the Toronto Comics Arts Festival). This time around there are seven first-time nominees, many of which may not be well-known to Saturday night’s crowd. So in […]

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The First-timers: Luke Ramsey

Posted on 13. May, 2016 by in ceremony, News

The 12th Annual Doug Wright Awards ceremony will be held at Toronto’s Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel this Saturday May 16, 2016 starting at 8:00 p.m. (a feature event of the Toronto Comics Arts Festival). This time around there are seven first-time nominees, many of which may not be well-known to Saturday night’s crowd. So in […]

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The First-timers: Stanley Wany

Posted on 12. May, 2016 by in ceremony, News

The 12th Annual Doug Wright Awards ceremony will be held at Toronto’s Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel this Saturday May 16, 2016 starting at 8:00 p.m. (a feature event of the Toronto Comics Arts Festival). This time around there are seven first-time nominees, many of which may not be well-known to Saturday night’s crowd. So in […]

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The First-timers: Rebecca Roher

Posted on 12. May, 2016 by in ceremony, News

The 12th Annual Doug Wright Awards ceremony will be held at Toronto’s Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel this Saturday May 16, 2016 starting at 8:00 p.m. (a feature event of the Toronto Comics Arts Festival). This time around there are seven first-time nominees, many of which may not be well-known to Saturday night’s crowd. So in […]

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The First-timers: Kat Verhoeven

Posted on 11. May, 2016 by in ceremony, News

The 12th Annual Doug Wright Awards ceremony will be held at Toronto’s Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel this Saturday May 16, 2016 starting at 8:00 pm. This time around there are seven first-time nominees, many of which may not be as well-known to Saturday night’s crowd. So in anticipation of the Big Night we decided to […]

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The First-timers: Ted Gudlat

Posted on 11. May, 2016 by in ceremony, News

The 12th Annual Doug Wright Awards ceremony will be held at Toronto’s Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel this Saturday May 16, 2016 starting at 8:00 pm. This time around there are seven first-time nominees, many of which may not be as well-known to Saturday night’s crowd. So in anticipation of the Big Night we decided to […]

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The 2016 Doug Wright Awards poster by Micheal Comeau

Posted on 11. May, 2016 by in Uncategorized

Behold! The poster for the 2016 Doug Wright Awards, executed by the inimitable cartoonist (and DWA winner) Michael Comeau! I think we’re looking at some of this year’s nominees including an anxious looking Nipper in the middle. If you dig this we’ll have a limited number of risograph prints of these available at the ceremony […]

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Seth, Beaton, DeForge, Tamaki, Bell, and Rancourt lead nominations for 2016 Doug Wright Awards

Posted on 21. Apr, 2016 by in ceremony, News

‘Jasper the Bear’ cartoonist James Simpkins to be inducted into Giants of the North Hall of Fame April 21, 2016, Toronto, ON — The Doug Wright Awards for Canadian Cartooning, a feature event of the 2016 Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF), is proud to announce their 2016 finalists. The nominees for the 2016 Doug Wright […]

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