Our 2009 Tentacle has adventurously wriggled back in time to grasp the winner of our inaugural Kitschie. Plus, some exclusive behind-the-scenes photos of the trophy-making process.
China Miéville with the 2009 Red Tentacle for The City & The City (plus, matching tattoo!).
How they got made...
The 2009 Red Tentacle, looking a little unstuffed.
The 2010 Black Tentacle in the delicate process of "ensuckeration".
The 2010 Golden Tentacle being branded for its new owner.
The three 2010 Tentacles bodly display their squishy underbellies.
...and then wiggle their suckers pridefully.
Mr. Pickles provides Quality Assurance. These are grade-A, sittin'-quality tentacle.