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LucasArts animator wins Unknown Cartoonist award 26 May, 2004, 17:58 / 9 comments

LucasArts animator Graham Annable has been named "Best Unknown Local Cartoonist" in SF Weekly's annual "Best of San Francisco" issue for his work as a newspaper cartoonist.
Since 1994 Annable has worked on an extended string of computer game projects for LucasArts such as Star Wars: Obi-Wan, Full Throttle, The Dig, Afterlife, Outlaws, The Curse of Monkey Island, and RTX Red Rock. His projects have won numerous animation and graphics awards including the ASIFA Annie Award, animation's highest honor, in 1998 for "Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Interactive Program".
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  • Erwin_Br on 28 May, 2004, 14:23…
    And he STILL works for LucasArts? I thought their policy is to fire all talented staffers. I'm amazed.
  • LGH on 29 May, 2004, 05:44…
    Well, maybe the bosses haven't noticed yet how talented he is. Anyway, NOW that he has won this award, they definitely WILL fire him ;)
  • jp-30 on 28 May, 2004, 16:31…
    Well, he may have been culled in the recent firing of 29 staff. So who knows...
  • Paco on 29 May, 2004, 12:36…
    I am not sure but I think he's working at Doublefine now. I remembered Shafer posting something about his comics on the Double Fine Action news.
    Looks very cool.
  • Mad Lord Snapcase on 30 May, 2004, 05:32…
    Nah, I looked up the news post and apparently he was (at the time) Lead Animator of...
  • Paco on 30 May, 2004, 10:50…
    Sam and Max 2. Yup. You're right.
  • Haggis on 26 May, 2004, 18:00…
    Uh, you might want to fix the 'Source' link. ;)
  • Haggis on 26 May, 2004, 18:01…
    ...because it ends with '.c' in stead of '.com', I mean.
  • jp-30 on 26 May, 2004, 18:22…
    Thanks. Looks to be a character limit on that URL, so I dropped the "www".