Dave Lapp is a cartoonist who lives in Toronto, Canada.[1] He works at a city drop in center, but has been creating alternative comics for more than ten years.[1]


His Drop-In was nominated for the category of Outstanding Graphic Novel at the 2009 Ignatz Awards[2] and for Best Book at the same year's Doug Wright Awards.[3] An excerpt from Drop-In was also chosen for the anthology The Best American Comics 2010.[1] Lapp writes the newspaper strip "Children of the Atom for The Georgia Straight which has been published as a collection by Conundrum Press.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Neil Gaiman, ed., The Best American Comics 2010 (Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010), 322
  2. "2009 Ignatz Award Recipients | Small Press Expo", retrieved on June 12, 2011
  3. Mark Medley, "Finalists for the 2009 Doug Wright Awards announced," The Afterword (National Post books blog), March 17, 2009,
  4. Gavin Lees, "Children of the Atom," The Comics Journal, July 7, 2010.

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