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Fri – Sat: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
4613 N Oketo Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706
708-867-7828

4613 N Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706 708-867-7828

Mon – Thur: 11:30 am to 7:00 pm | Fri – Sat: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

2018 Eisner Awards

Last month at Comic Con International in San Diego, the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards were announced. Commonly shortened to the Eisners, these prizes, given for creative achievement in American comic books, are sometimes referred to as the comics industry’s equivalent of the Oscar Awards.

 

 

Best Short Story
”A Life in Comics: The Graphic Adventures of Karen Green” by Nick Sousanis, in Columbia Magazine (Summer 2017)

Best Single Issue/One-Shot
Hellboy: Krampusnacht by Mike Mignola and Adam Hughes

Best Continuing Series, Best Publication for Teens, Best Writer, Best Painter/Multimedia Artist, Best Cover Artist
Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda
Volume One: Book | Digital Comic
Volume Two: Book | Digital Comic

Best Limited Series
Black Panther: World of Wakanda by Roxane Gay, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Alitha E. Martinez
Book

Best New Series
Black Bolt by Saladin Ahmed and Christian Ward
Volume One, Volume Two

Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8)
Good Night, Planet by Liniers
Book

Best Webcomic, Best Publication for Kids (ages 9–12)
The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill
Book

Best Humor Publication
Baking with Kafka by Tom Gauld
Book

Best Anthology
Elements: Fire, A Comic Anthology by Creators of Color edited by Taneka Stotts
Book

Best Reality-Based Work
Spinning by Tillie Walden
Book

 

 

Best Graphic Album—New, Best Writer/Artist, Best Coloring
My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris
Book

Best Graphic Album—Reprint
Boundless by Jillian Tamaki
Book

Best Adaptation from Another Medium
Kindred by Octavia Butler adapted by Damian Duffy and John Jennings
Book | Digital Comic

Best U.S. Edition of International Material
Run for It: Stories of Slaves Who Fought for their Freedom by Marcelo D’Salete, translated by Andrea Rosenberg
Book

Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia
My Brother’s Husband, vol. 1 by Gengoroh Tagame, translated by Anne Ishii
Book

Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips
Celebrating Snoopy by Charles M. Schulz, edited by Alexis E. Fajardo and Dorothy O’Brien
Book

Best Writer
Tom King, Batman, Batman Annual #2, Batman/Elmer Fudd Special #1, Mister Miracle

Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team
Mitch Gerads, Mister Miracle
Book

Best Lettering
Stan Sakai, Usagi Yojimbo, Groo: Slay of the Gods

Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism
The Comics Journal, edited by Dan Nadel, Timothy Hodler, and Tucker Stone, tcj.com

Best Comics-Related Book
How to Read Nancy: The Elements of Comics in Three Easy Panels by Paul Karasik and Mark Newgarden
Book

Best Academic/Scholarly Work
Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics, by Frederick Luis Aldama
Book

Best Archival Collection/Project, Best Publication Design
Akira 35th Anniversary Edition, designed by Phil Balsman, Akira Saito (Veia), NORMA Editorial, and MASH•ROOM

Best Digital Comic
Marley’s Ghost by Harvey Kurtzman, Josh O’Neill, Shannon Wheeler, and Gideon Kendall

Categories: Blog.

2018 Eisner Awards

Last month at Comic Con International in San Diego, the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards were announced. Commonly shortened to the Eisners, these prizes, given for creative achievement in American comic books, are sometimes referred to as the comics industry’s equivalent of the Oscar Awards.

 

 

Best Short Story
”A Life in Comics: The Graphic Adventures of Karen Green” by Nick Sousanis, in Columbia Magazine (Summer 2017)

Best Single Issue/One-Shot
Hellboy: Krampusnacht by Mike Mignola and Adam Hughes

Best Continuing Series, Best Publication for Teens, Best Writer, Best Painter/Multimedia Artist, Best Cover Artist
Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda
Volume One: Book | Digital Comic
Volume Two: Book | Digital Comic

Best Limited Series
Black Panther: World of Wakanda by Roxane Gay, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Alitha E. Martinez
Book

Best New Series
Black Bolt by Saladin Ahmed and Christian Ward
Volume One, Volume Two

Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8)
Good Night, Planet by Liniers
Book

Best Webcomic, Best Publication for Kids (ages 9–12)
The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill
Book

Best Humor Publication
Baking with Kafka by Tom Gauld
Book

Best Anthology
Elements: Fire, A Comic Anthology by Creators of Color edited by Taneka Stotts
Book

Best Reality-Based Work
Spinning by Tillie Walden
Book

 

 

Best Graphic Album—New, Best Writer/Artist, Best Coloring
My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris
Book

Best Graphic Album—Reprint
Boundless by Jillian Tamaki
Book

Best Adaptation from Another Medium
Kindred by Octavia Butler adapted by Damian Duffy and John Jennings
Book | Digital Comic

Best U.S. Edition of International Material
Run for It: Stories of Slaves Who Fought for their Freedom by Marcelo D’Salete, translated by Andrea Rosenberg
Book

Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia
My Brother’s Husband, vol. 1 by Gengoroh Tagame, translated by Anne Ishii
Book

Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips
Celebrating Snoopy by Charles M. Schulz, edited by Alexis E. Fajardo and Dorothy O’Brien
Book

Best Writer
Tom King, Batman, Batman Annual #2, Batman/Elmer Fudd Special #1, Mister Miracle

Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team
Mitch Gerads, Mister Miracle
Book

Best Lettering
Stan Sakai, Usagi Yojimbo, Groo: Slay of the Gods

Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism
The Comics Journal, edited by Dan Nadel, Timothy Hodler, and Tucker Stone, tcj.com

Best Comics-Related Book
How to Read Nancy: The Elements of Comics in Three Easy Panels by Paul Karasik and Mark Newgarden
Book

Best Academic/Scholarly Work
Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics, by Frederick Luis Aldama
Book

Best Archival Collection/Project, Best Publication Design
Akira 35th Anniversary Edition, designed by Phil Balsman, Akira Saito (Veia), NORMA Editorial, and MASH•ROOM

Best Digital Comic
Marley’s Ghost by Harvey Kurtzman, Josh O’Neill, Shannon Wheeler, and Gideon Kendall

Categories: Blog.