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Stripschapprijs for Peter Van Dongen

January 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dutch clear line cartoonist Peter Van Dongen has been announced as the winner of the 2018 edition of the Stripschapprijs, the most prestigous comics award in the Netherlands. Van Dongen (born 1966) became something of...

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Awards: the Razzies nominees are out!

January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

We’re well into the swing of awards season, but there is one gong that most artists dread winning rather than covet, and that is the famous Golden Raspberries, or Razzies, given out for the most...

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Angouleme 2018 – the Grand Prix

January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday last, the organisers of the Angoulême Festival announced the three creators that are in the running for the Grand Prix, the lifetime achievement award with which the Festival wants to honor an original...

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Angouleme 2018 – the nominees

January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

As explained in my previous post, every new edition of the Angoulême Festival comes with a generous number of awards, each with an equally general amount of nominees. It is safe to say that if...

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Paul Registar, a man who received a radioactive papercut as a child enabling him to become a superpowered librarian, drops us a line to let us know the 2018 Excelsior Awards shortlist is out. As...

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Even though it’s not yet completed, Thomas Pletzinger and Tim Dinter’s comic, Blåvand, has been awarded the Berthold Leibinger Comic Book Prize 2017, with a value of 15,000 Euros – the most important comic award in the...

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Stuff ( & Possibly Nonsense) #125

August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

And once again it’s that time of the week for a quick round up of news and links that Richard and Joe spotted over the last few days: The annual Worldcon, science fiction’s biggest bash,...

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Awards: the Hugos have been announced

August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Over the weekend the annual Worldcon took place, and that means the prestigious Hugo Awards were announced, one of the major landmarks in world science fiction and fantasy, taking in novels, novellas, editors, short stories, film,...

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All vote for the Dutch Cartoonist Laureate

July 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

On September 30th, the Netherlands will, for the first time, anoint their official Cartoonist Laureate, or Stripmaker Des Vaderlands. Like their poet counterpart, the winner of this grand title will promote the art of cartooning (and...

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  The Young People’s Comic Awards 2017 is looking for schools and youth groups to take part in a major comic award. You and your school or youth group can get involved, get to read...

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