Last night the Will Eisner Awards were given out to some very deserving creators, artists, and companies.

Take the jump for the complete rundown of winners.

  • Best Short Story
    “Post Mortem,” by Greg Rucka and Michael Lark, in I Am an Avenger #2 (Marvel)
  • Best Single Issue (or One-Shot)
    Hellboy: Double Feature of Evil, by Mike Mignola and Richard Corben (Dark Horse)
  • Best Continuing Series
    Chew, by John Layman and Rob Guillory (Image)
  • Best Limited Series
    Daytripper, by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá (Vertigo/DC)
  • Best New Series
    American Vampire, by Scott Snyder, Stephen King, and Rafael Albuquerque (Vertigo/DC)
  • Best Publication for Kids
    Tiny Titans, by Art Baltazar and Franco (DC)
  • Best Publication for Teens
    Smile, by Raina Telgemeier (Scholastic Graphix)
  • Best Humor Publication
    I Thought You Would Be Funnier, by Shannon Wheeler (BOOM!)
  • Best Anthology
    Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard, edited by Paul Morrissey and David Petersen (Archaia)
  • Best Digital Comic
    Abominable Charles Christopher, by Karl Kerschl,
  • Best Reality-Based Work
    It Was the War of the Trenches, by Jacques Tardi (Fantagraphics)
  • Best Graphic Album—New
    Return of the Dapper Men, by Jim McCann and Janet Lee (Archaia)
    Wilson, by Daniel Clowes (Drawn & Quarterly)
  • Best Graphic Album—Reprint
    Wednesday Comics, edited by Mark Chiarello (DC)
  • Best Adaptation from Another Work
    The Marvelous Land of Oz, by L. Frank Baum, adapted by Eric Shanower and Skottie Young (Marvel)
  • Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips
    Archie: The Complete Daily Newspaper Strips, 1946–1948, by Bob Montana, edited by Greg Goldstein (IDW)
  • Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books
    Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer Artist’s Edition, edited by Scott Dunbier (IDW)
  • Best U.S. Edition of International Material
    It Was the War of the Trenches, by Jacques Tardi (Fantagraphics)
  • Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia
    Naoki Urasawa’s 20th Century Boys, by Naoki Urasawa (VIZ Media)
  • Best Writer
    Joe Hill, Lock & Key (IDW)
  • Best Writer/Artist
    Darwyn Cooke, Richard Stark’s Parker: The Outfit (IDW)
  • Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team
    Skottie Young, The Marvelous Land of Oz (Marvel)
  • Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art)
    Juanjo Guarnido, Blacksad (Dark Horse)
  • Best Cover Artist
    Mike Mignola, Hellboy, Baltimore: The Plague Ships (Dark Horse)
  • Best Coloring
    Dave Stewart, Hellboy, BPRD, Baltimore, Let Me In (Dark Horse); Detective Comics (DC); Neil Young’s Greendale, Daytripper, Joe the Barbarian (Vertigo/DC)
  • Best Lettering
    Todd Klein, Fables, The Unwritten, Joe the Barbarian, iZombie (Vertigo/DC); Tom Strong and the Robots of Doom (WildStorm/DC); SHIELD (Marvel); Driver for the Dead (Radical)
  • Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism
    ComicBookResources, produced by Jonah Weiland (
  • Best Comics-Related Book
    75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking, by Paul Levitz (TASCHEN)
  • Best Publication Design
    Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer Artist’s Edition, designed by Randall Dahlk (IDW)
    Judges’ Choices: Ernie Bushmiller, Jack Jackson, Martin Nodell, Lynd Ward
    Elected: Mort Drucker, Harvey Pekar, Roy Thomas, Marv Wolfman

Congratulations to all the winners!

via CCI


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1 Comment

  1. I must have good taste, cause I buy most of these. It’s sad to see no love for Atomic Robo, though.

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