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!


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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