Like a one-two punch from the golden fists of ego-inflation: two blasts of external validation within a single week!
The Memphis Flyer is the local alternative weekly newspaper, and they just ran their annual "Best of..." issue, and, well, they were kind enough to include me. Of course, they also said that the best place for singles to hook up was church. So, you know, grain of salt.
By the way, I think "graphic fabulist" is a much better description of what I do than "graphic novelist." Although I'm still pretty happy with straight-up vanilla "cartoonist."