‘Insanity Streak’ wins Best Comic Strip award
‘Insanity Streak’ has taken a top prize at Australia’s ‘Oscars’ of cartooning, winning the Best Comic Strip category of the Australian Cartoonists Association’s 2021 Stanley Awards.
It is the 13th Stanley award ‘Insanity Streak’ has received since it became a daily comic strip in 2000.
Lopes said he was “humbled and honoured” to receive a coveted Stanley Award, the winners of which are voted on by industry peers.
“Not every day you are blessed with a Stanley award. Grateful to be able to make people laugh by doing what I love.” he said.
The Stanley Awards have been celebrating the best of Australian cartooning since 1985. The 2021 awards were delayed due to Covid and held in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, on the 26th Of February.
Widely enjoyed by editors, colleagues and – most importantly – readers, ‘Insanity Streak’ reaches an audience of more than 5 million people each day.
It appears in over 60 newspapers in Australia, the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, Malaysia and Thailand, to name a few.
“I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved in bringing ‘Insanity Streak’ to the readers and for all their continued support. ” Lopes said.
The offbeat world of Insanity Streak is a witty and hilarious view from the edge. With an ever-hanging cast of characters and situations, readers jump from fateful neaderthals to educated amoebas... there's something for everyone!
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