And here's a parable my friend Janet told me on Christmas. I really like it:
Between Gears, has been nominated for an Oregon Book Award!! I'm honored and amazed to be in the company of the other Graphic Literature Award nominees:
Barry Deutsch of Portland, Hereville: How Mirtka Met a Meteorite (Amulet Books)Too bad I can't be there for the actual ceremonies, though! :-/ I would have really enjoyed that.
Steve Duin and Shannon Wheeler of Portland, Oil and Water (Fantagraphics Books)
Natalie Nourigat of Portland, Between Gears (Image Comics)
Joe Sacco of Portland, Journalism (Metropolitan Books)
Craig Thompson of Portland, Habibi (Pantheon)