Dave Lapp

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Dave Lapp is a cartoonist who lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[1] He worked at a city drop in center, but has been creating alternative comics for more than ten years.[1]


His Drop-In was nominated for the category of Outstanding Graphic Novel at the 2009 Ignatz Awards[2] and for Best Book at the same year's Doug Wright Awards.[3] An excerpt from Drop-In was also chosen for the anthology The Best American Comics 2010.[1] Lapp writes the newspaper strip "Children of the Atom for The Georgia Straight which has been published as a collection by Conundrum Press.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Neil Gaiman, ed., The Best American Comics 2010 (Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010), 322
  2. ^ "2009 Ignatz Award Recipients | Small Press Expo" http://www.spxpo.com/2009-ignatz-award-recipients, retrieved on June 12, 2011
  3. ^ Mark Medley, "Finalists for the 2009 Doug Wright Awards announced," The Afterword (National Post books blog), March 17, 2009, http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/afterword/archive/2009/03/17/finalists-for-the-2009-doug-wright-awards-announced.aspx
  4. ^ Gavin Lees, "Children of the Atom," The Comics Journal, July 7, 2010. http://classic.tcj.com/alternative/children-of-the-atom-by-dave-lapp/