24th Annual Eisner Award Winners

The 24th Annual Eisner Award Winners!

eisners_logo_greyThe 24th annual Eisner Awards were held on Friday night July 13th at the Indigo Ballroom in the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel. The ceremony was part of Comic-Con International: San Diego and there were many comics industry luminaries in attendance as usual.

Below are the list of winners from the 24th annual Eisner Awards. Congratulations to everyone who won an award!

Best Short Story‚Ä®
“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)

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SDCC 2012 Update: Thursday July 12th

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Here’s just a quick bit of news coming out of Comic-Con International in San Diego today.

This news is by no means comprehensive, but these are some of the bigger news items of the day.

Vertigo

Neil Gaiman announced that he is writing a prequel to Sandman #1 to be released on the 25th Anniversary of that issue’s publication. The art will be handled by the very talented JH Williams III, whose work on Promethea and Batwoman, Gaiman greatly admires.

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WHORE From Big City Comics Debuts at SDCC 2012

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For San Diego Comic-Con 2012, Big City Comics Studio is offering an exclusive that they are not afraid to “whore” out. Big City Comics Studio proudly presents the debut of their latest graphic novel, WHORE, from creator/writer Jeffrey Kaufman (Image Comics’ Ant, Zenescope Entertainment’s Terminal Alice) and artist Marco Turini (Squadron Supreme, Astonishing Tales), with a SDCC edition only available at booth #2101.

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Image Comics Exclusives Available at SDCC 2012

Image Comics Variants and Exclusives at Comic-Con International

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In addition to a full schedule of panels, Image Comics is also celebrating creativity at Comic-Con International in San Diego with exclusive covers and editions of popular and debut titles. Creators will be signing exclusives, which are available in limited quantities, so be sure to stop by the Image Comics, Skybound and Top Cow booths to make sure you get your copies!

Comic-Con International takes place on July 12-15 in the San Diego Convention Center. The Image Comics booth (#2729) will be the destination for Skybound, Shadowline, and Image central titles, while the Top Cow booth (#2629) will have all the latest in the WITCHBLADE- and THE DARKNESS-helmed universe.

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2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Nominees Announced

2012 Eisner Awards Nominees Announced

eisners_logo_greyToday, Comic-Con International (Comic-Con) released the list of nominees for the 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. The results will be announced in an awards ceremony on Friday, July 13, 2012 at Comic-Con International (SDCC).

Marvel’s Daredevil tops the list with six nominations for Best Continuing Series, Best Single Issue, Best Writer (Mark Waid), Best Cover Artist (Marcos Martin), and Best Penciller/Inker Team (two nominations: Marcos Martin, and Paolo Rivera/Joe Rivera). Jim Henson’s Tales of Sand, published by Archaia, received 5 nominations for Best Graphic Album-New, Best Penciller/Inker, Best Coloring, Best Lettering, and Best Publication Design.

With 11 nominations apiece, including 2 shared, DC and Marvel tied for the most nominations for a publisher. Close behind, IDW received 11 nominations, while Dark Horse had 10 (plus one shared), and Fantagraphics received 9 (plus one shared).

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Nominations Open For The 28th Annual Russ Manning Award

Official Press Release Comic-Con International (Comic-Con) has announced that submissions are now being accepted for the 28th annual Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award. The award will be presented on July 22 during the Eisner Awards Ceremony at Comic-Con International in San Diego. Started in 1982 as a joint presentation of Comic-Con International and the West …

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The 2011 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees Announced

Comic-Con International today announced the 2011 Eisner Award Nominees. The results will be announced in an awards ceremony on the evening of Friday, July 22nd 2011 at Comic-Con International. Here is the list:   The 2011 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees Best Short Story "Bart on the Fourth of July," by Peter Kuper, in …

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