Thursday, April 20, 2006

Toni Jerrman Appointed Councillor of Comics

Sarjakuvaneuvokset + puupää 2006The Finnish Comics Society has awarded, among four others, Toni Jerrman, editor of Tähtivaeltaja, the title of sarjakuvaneuvos (“councillor of comics”). Says the award jury,
“Toni Jerrman has excellent taste and is willing to share his knowledge with others— —his comics articles are written with both fierce passion and solid professionalism— —comics have been part of Tähtivaeltaja for the 25 years of the publication. Jerrman has brought unknown but interesting comics to the attention of his readers, written about manga before the current enthusiasts were even born, and published a sizable amount of Finnish comics and illustrations.”

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Awards at Finncon

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