|The "Nipper" trophy was created by Seth.|
The winners of the 13th annual Doug Wright Awards, recognizing the best work and most promising talent in Canadian comics, were announced Saturday evening at a ceremony in Toronto.
One of this year’s winners was a first-time Doug Wright Award nominee, and all three are first-time winners.
- Doug Wright Best Book Award (for the best English-language book published in Canada)
- Doug Wright Spotlight Award (a.k.a. The Nipper) (For a Canadian cartoonist deserving of wider recognition)
Steve Wolfhard, for Cat Rackham (Koyama Press)
- Pigskin Peters Award (For the best experimental, unconventional or avant-garde comic)
- This year’s inductee to the Giants of the North Canadian cartoonist hall of fame, which celebrates creators who have made a life-long contribution to the field, is pioneering cartoonist and comics journalist Katherine Collins, formerly known as Arn Saba before transitioning in 1993.