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Batton Lash

Writer, Penciller

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Batton Lash is a comic-book and comic-strip writer-artist best known for Wolff and Byrd, Counselors of the Macabre and the subsequent Supernatural Law. He was nominated for two Harvey Awards in 2003, and won the 2009 Independent Book Publishers Association's Benjamin Franklin Award for Graphic Novel.


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Since 1979, he has been writing and drawing Wolff and Byrd, Counselors of the Macabre which first appeared as a weekly newspaper strip in The Brooklyn Paper and The National Law Journal. It was renamed Supernatural Law when it made the leap to full-length comic book stories under Batton Lash's own company, Exhibit A Press, in 1994. It later became available as a webcomic and as digital books.

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He also wrote Radioactive Man for Bongo Comics. The series received an Eisner Award for Best Humor Publication in 2002.

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By March 2010, Lash was working with writer James D. Hudnall on an online comic strip critical of President Barack Obama, "Obama Nation", on Andrew Breitbart's website In 2011, MSNBC commentator Lawrence O'Donnell and others criticized one of the strips as racist because it caricatured First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama in ways that stereotype African Americans.

Awards and nominations

  • 2003: Mister Negativity and Other Tales of Supernatural Law — Harvey Special Award for Humor nomination
  • 2003: Supernatural Law #35 — Harvey Award nomination for Best Single Issue
  • 2009: The Soddyssey, And Other Tales of Supernatural Law — Independent Book Publishers Association's Benjamin Franklin Award for Graphic Novel
  • References

    Batton Lash Wikipedia

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