Media 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
Gene Luen Yang, Avatar: The Last Airbender
Lauri & Jaakko Ahonen, Jaybird
Juanjo Guarnido, Blacksad: Amarillo
Best Cover Artist
Francesco Francavilla: Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight
Dave Stewart, Hellboy in Hell, BPRD, Abe Sapien, Baltimore, Lobster Johnson, Witchfinder, Shaolin Cowboy, Aliens: Fire and Stone, DHP
Stan Sakai, Usagi Yojimbo: Senso, Usagi Yojimbo Color Special: The Artist