Posted Jun 20, 2016 by Nadine Pirogow
AWKWARD and Svetlana Chmakova won the McDuffie Award this weekend at the Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival! The Dwayne McDuffie Award honors the pioneering comics and animation writer and Humanitas Prize winner Dwayne McDuffie. Judges seek out excellent comics aimed at children through age thirteen, scoring the work on four main criteria: Quality, Timelessness, Originality and Diversity. Check out the wonderful acceptance speech from Svetlana HERE! Congratulations, Svetlana!