Thursday, April 5, 2012

Eisner Award Nominations Are In!

Go check 'em out! A few surprises and a few favorites in there! Please feel free to reply with your personal winners!

1 comment:

  1. Best Short Story
    “The Seventh,” by Darwyn Cooke, in Richard Stark’s Parker: The Martini Edition (IDW)

    Best Single Issue (or One-Shot)
    Daredevil #7, by Mark Waid, Paolo Rivera, and Joe Rivera (Marvel)

    Best Continuing Series
    Daredevil, by Mark Waid, Marcos Martin, Paolo Rivera, and Joe Rivera (Marvel)

    Best Limited Series (this was a tough one... I think 4 of the 5 are all pretty great!!!)
    Atomic Robo and the Ghost of Station X, by Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener (Red 5)

    Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 7)
    Dragon Puncher Island, by James Kochalka (Top Shelf)

    Best Publication for Kids (ages 8-12)
    Snarked, by Roger Langridge (kaboom!)

    Best Publication for Young Adults (Ages 12-17)
    Anya’s Ghost, by Vera Brosgol (First Second)

    Best Anthology
    Dark Horse Presents, edited by Mike Richardson (Dark Horse)

    Best Humor Publication
    Milk & Cheese: Dairy Products Gone Bad, by Evan Dorkin (Dark Horse Books)

    Best Digital Comic
    Battlepug, by Mike Norton,

    Best Reality-Based Work
    Marzi: A Memoir, by Marzena Sowa and Sylvain Savoia (Vertigo/DC)

    Best Graphic Album – New
    Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand, adapted by Ramón K. Pérez (Archaia)

    Best Graphic Album – Reprint
    WE3: The Deluxe Edition, by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely (Vertigo/DC)

    Best Archival Collection/Project – Strips
    Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse vols. 1-2, by Floyd Gottfredson, edited by David Gerstein and Gary Groth (Fantagraphics)

    Best Archival Collection/Project – Comic Books
    Walt Simonson’s The Mighty Thor Artist’s Edition (IDW)

    Best U.S. Edition of International Material
    Isle of 100,000 Graves, by Fabien Vehlmann and Jason (Fantagraphics)

    Best U.S. Edition of International Material – Asia
    Wandering Son, vol. 1, by Shimura Takako (Fantagraphics)

    Best Writer
    Mark Waid, Irredeemable, Incorruptible (BOOM!); Daredevil (Marvel)

    Best Writer/Artist
    Terry Moore, Rachel Rising (Abstract Studio)

    Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team (Two of the daredevil creatives are nominated... well damnit, haahah)
    Paolo Rivera/Joe Rivera, Daredevil (Marvel)

    Best Cover Artist
    Francesco Francavilla, Black Panther (Marvel); Lone Ranger, Lone Ranger/Zorro, Dark Shadows, Warlord of Mars (Dynamite); Archie Meets Kiss (Archie)

    Best Coloring
    Bill Crabtree, The Sixth Gun (Oni)

    Best Lettering
    Laura Lee Gulledge, Page by Paige (Amulet Books/Abrams)

    Best Comics-Related Journalism
    TwoMorrows Publications: Alter Ego edited by Roy Thomas, Back Issue edited by Michael Eury, Draw edited by Mike Manley, and Jack Kirby Collector edited by John Morrow

    Best Educational/Academic Work
    Hand of Fire: The Comics Art of Jack Kirby, by Charles Hatfield (University Press of Mississippi)

    Best Comics-Related Book
    MetaMaus, by Art Spiegelman (Pantheon)

    Best Publication Design
    Richard Stark’s Parker: The Martini Edition, designed by Darwyn Cooke (IDW)