2021 Ignatz Awards Submission Guidelines

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are moving the Ignatz Awards to an all virtual platform. The submissions for this year’s awards are to be PDFs, below are the instructions for submitting to this year’s Ignatz jurors.

The Ignatz submissions deadline is June 1, 2021.

To clarify the eligibility dates, the books must have been published between June 1, 2020 and May 31, 2021 . If you had planned on a book coming out during the period, but it was delayed, it would be eligible next year.

The submission process for submitting your PDFs is:

Fill out this form for each submission you are making, no matter what format or category

NOTE – Filling out the form is the only submission point for online comics!!!!!

We are ONLY accepting PDFs this year for printed comics

To submit the PDFs for your mini-comics, comics, graphic novels and anthologies for the SPX 2020 Ignatz Awards:


For example: Hanselmann.Simon.Bad_Gateway.Fantagraphics.July2019.pdf

 NOTE  – If there is no Issue Number, then do not put one in the file name

             – If it is self published, put Self as the Publisher


For example: Terry.Laura.Anna Strong.Workman Publishing.April2019.PDF

NOTE: If there are multiple editors, use only the first one listed on the title page.