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Digger is a comic by Ursula Vernon concerning a female wombat called Digger of Unnecessarily Convoluted Tunnels.


Digger arrives in an unknown land, and starts to seek a way back home, aided and hindered by an assortment of interesting characters, including hyena warriors, a statue of Ganesh, and a Shadow Child.


  • June 2006 - At Anthrocon, Ursula Vernon said that Digger does have a definite ending, but anticipates a total of five or six trade paperback collections before the story wraps up completely.
  • June 2010 - Five trade paperback volumes of collected strips have been published by Sofawolf Press.
  • November 23, 2010 - 732 pages in twelve chapters were posted.
  • March 17th, 2011 - The series came to an end at 759 pages in length.
  • April 2012 - Digger was nominated for[1] and won[2] "Best Graphic Story"[3] at the 2012 Hugo Awards.
  • 2013 - Digger volumes 1-6 won Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature[4]


  1. Digger Vol.1 ISBN 0-9769212-2-7
  2. Digger Vol.2 ISBN 0-9769212-6-X
  3. Digger Vol.3 ISBN 0-9791496-3-0
  4. Digger Vol.4 ISBN 0-9819883-3-4
  5. Digger Vol.5 ISBN 0-9819883-9-3
  6. Digger Vol.6 ISBN 978-1-936689-06-4


  1. Ursula Vernon's 'Digger' nominated for Hugo Award - GreenReaper, Flayrah (retrieved April 9, 2012)
  2. Ursula Vernon's 'Digger' wins Best Graphic Story at 2012 Hugo Awards - GreenReaper, Flayrah (retrieved September 3, 2012)
  3. 2012 Hugo Awards nomination list (retrieved April 9, 2012)
  4. Mythopoeic Society - Mythopoeic Awards winners. Retrieved 2014 September 11.

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