Last night at the San Diego Comic Con, the winners of the 2010 Eisner Awards were announced.

  • Best Short Story
”Urgent Request,” by Gene Luen Yang and Derek Kirk Kim, in The Eternal Smile (First Second)
  • Best Single Issue (or One-Shot)
Captain America #601: “Red, White, and Blue-Blood,” by Ed Brubaker and Gene Colan (Marvel)
  • Best Continuing Series
The Walking Dead, by Robert Kirkman and Charles Adlard (Image)
  • Best Limited Series or Story Arc
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by Eric Shanower and Skottie Young (Marvel)
  • Best New Series
Chew, by John Layman and Rob Guillory (Image)
  • Best Publication for Kids
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz hc, by L. Frank Baum, Eric Shanower, and Skottie Young (Marvel)
  • Best Publication for Teens
Beasts of Burden, by Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson (Dark Horse)
  • Best Humor Publication
Scott Pilgrim vol. 5: Scott Pilgrim vs. the Universe, by Bryan Lee O’Malley (Oni)
  • Best Anthology
Popgun vol. 3, edited by Mark Andrew Smith, D. J. Kirkbride, and Joe Keatinge (Image)
  • Best Digital Comic 
Sin Titulo, by Cameron Stewart, www.sintitulocomic.com
  • Best Reality-Based Work
A Drifting Life, by Yoshihiro Tatsumi (Drawn & Quarterly)
  • Best Adaptation from Another Work
Richard Stark’s Parker: The Hunter, adapted by Darwyn Cooke (IDW)
  • Best Graphic Album—New
Asterios Polyp, by David Mazzuccheilli (Pantheon)
  • Best Graphic Album—Reprint
Absolute Justice, by Alex Ross, Jim Krueger, and Doug Braithewaite (DC)
  • Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips
Bloom County: The Complete Library, vol. 1, by Berkeley Breathed, edited by Scott Dunbier (IDW)
  • Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books
The Rocketeer: The Complete Adventures deluxe edition, by Dave Stevens, edited by Scott Dunbier (IDW)
  • Best U.S. Edition of International Material
The Photographer, by Emmanuel Guibert, Didier Lefèvre, and Frédéric Lemerier (First Second)
  • Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia
A Drifting Life, by Yoshihiro Tatsumi (Drawn & Quarterly)
  • Best Writer
Ed Brubaker, Captain America, Daredevil, Marvels Project (Marvel) Criminal, Incognito (Marvel Icon)
  • Best Writer/Artist
David Mazzuccheilli, Asterios Polyp (Pantheon)
  • Best Writer/Artist–Nonfiction
Joe Sacco, Footnotes in Gaza (Metropolitan/Holt)
  • Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team
J. H. Williams III, Detective Comics (DC)
  • Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art)
Jill Thompson, Beasts of Burden (Dark Horse); Magic Trixie and the Dragon (HarperCollins Children’s Books)
  • Best Cover Artist
J. H. Williams III, Detective Comics (DC)
  • Best Coloring
Dave Stewart, Abe Sapien, BPRD, The Goon, Hellboy, Solomon Kane, Umbrella Academy, Zero Killer (Dark Horse); Detective Comics (DC); Luna Park (Vertigo)
  • Best Lettering
David Mazzuccheilli, Asterios Polyp (Pantheon)
  • Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism
The Comics Reporter, produced by Tom Spurgeon (www.comicsreporter.com)
  • Best Comics-Related Book
The Art of Harvey Kurtzman: The Mad Genius of Comics, by Denis Kitchen and
  • Paul Buhle (Abrams ComicArts)
  • Best Publication Design
Absolute Justice, designed by Curtis King and Josh Beatman (DC)
  • Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award
    Vault of Midnight, Ann Arbor, Michigan

HALL OF FAME:

  • Burne Hogarth
  • Bob Montana
  • Steve Gerber
  • Dick Giordano
  • Michael Kaluta
  • Mort Weisinger

Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award:
Jeannie Schulz

Bill Finger Award for Achievement in Comic Book Writing:
Otto Binder, Gary Friedrich

Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award:
Marian Churchland (Beast)

Major Spoilers wishes to congratulate all the winners!

The Author

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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2 Comments

  1. brenton8090
    July 25, 2010 at 9:27 am — Reply

    See? What’d I tellsya. Now if we can get you guys to check out some Beasts of Burden.
    I predict Rodrigo will like it, Stephen will kind of like it, and Matthew will make a bunch of Scooby Doo references.

  2. TVsBryanD
    July 27, 2010 at 6:46 pm — Reply

    Where is Best Comics Podcast?

    And the winner is…

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