Dark Horse Comics 2015 Eisner award nominees announced

by Jeff

25316 Dark Horse Comics 2015 Eisner award nominees announcedMedia Release — The nominations are in for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2015! Dark Horse Comics has ten category nominations and three shared nominations.

The nominees, chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges, reflect the wide range of material being published in comics and graphic novels.

Named for acclaimed comics creator Will Eisner, the awards are in their twenty-seventh year of highlighting the best publications and creators in comics and graphic novels. This year’s awards will be given out on July 10th!

DARK HORSE EISNER AWARD NOMINEES 2015

Best Single Issue (or One-Shot)

Beasts of Burden: Hunters and Gatherers, by Evan Dorkin & Jill Thompson

Best Humor Publication

Groo vs. Conan, by Sergio Aragonés, Mark Evanier, & Tom Yeates

Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips (at least 20 years old)

Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Tarzan: The Sunday Comics, 1933–1935, by Hal Foster, edited by Brendan Wright

Best U.S. Edition of International Material

Blacksad: Amarillo, by Juan Díaz Canales & Juanjo Guarnido

Jaybird, by Lauri & Jaakko Ahonen

Best Writer

Gene Luen Yang, Avatar: The Last Airbender

Best Writer/Artist

Lauri & Jaakko Ahonen, Jaybird

Juanjo Guarnido, Blacksad: Amarillo

Best Cover Artist

Francesco Francavilla: Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight

Best Coloring

Dave Stewart, Hellboy in Hell, BPRD, Abe Sapien, Baltimore, Lobster Johnson, Witchfinder, Shaolin Cowboy, Aliens: Fire and Stone, DHP

Best Lettering

Stan Sakai, Usagi Yojimbo: Senso, Usagi Yojimbo Color Special: The Artist

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