Bodega's flagship titles were well received: particularly Mourning Star, as it earned Strzepek an Eisner nomination and an Ignatz award. Chang acknowledged the award nominations "generated a lot of interest for the book that it probably otherwise wouldn't have, for readers that don't go to the shows and foreign publishers. But really what it's changed is it's made things easier for my parents. Before they would always tell their friends they didn't really know what I was up to, some crazy comic-book thing. Now they can say 'our son Randy is an AWARD-WINNING publisher,' which makes them happy and which means less grief for me."Click here for the full article.
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