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SDCC’12: IDW Publishing celebrates three Eisner wins

Press Release At the 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, IDW Publishing collected three of the prestigious awards, acknowledging the leading publisher for its team of terrific creators and editors. The range of awards included Best Graphic Album – Reprint, Best Short Story, and Best Archival Collection/Project Comic Books, showcasing the company’s array of achievements.

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2012 Eisner Nominees Announced

As the build up to the San Diego Comic Con draws ever near, the industry’s big award night is closer than ever before.  The 2012 Eisner Awards nominee list has been announced, and you can see the complete list (minus the Major Spoilers nom) after the jump.

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EISNER AWARDS 2011: Shannon Wheeler nominated for Eisner Award

Press Release BOOM! Studios is proud to announce that BOOM! Town’s debut publication I THOUGHT YOU WOULD BE FUNNIER is nominated for a Best Humor Publication Eisner Award! “I’m ecstatic, through the roof even, to have been able to work with Shannon Wheeler on I THOUGHT YOU WOULD BE FUNNIER to showcase his gut-busting humor and hopefully bring another Eisner Award to his mantel!” says BOOM! Studios Marketing Director Chip Mosher. “I’ve known Shannon for over 20 years, and probably know his work better than almost anyone, and I always knew that people would respond to his non-TOO MUCH COFFEE…

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EISNER AWARDS: Image Comics receives 12 Eisner nominations

Press Release Yesterday afternoon, the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards committee announced the nominations for books published in 2010, and Image Comics is pleased to be the publisher behind twelve of the Eisner nominations. Hot on the heels of an explosion of break-out new Image Comics titles, this announcement verifies that the publisher is leading the way with the most successful and the most critically-acclaimed of new creator-owned comics. In fact, Image has tied for the publisher who has the 2nd most nominations this year.

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EISNER AWARDS: IDW honored with 12 Eisner nominations

Press Release With today’s announcement of the 2011 nominations for the Will Eisner Comic Industry awards, IDW Publishing and its team of stellar creators and editors have been honored with twelve separate nominations, the most in company history. Showcasing the company’s wide range of projects, six separate books and series received nominations.

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EISNER AWARDS 2011: Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees announced

Comic-Con International has announced the nominees for the 2011 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. The nominees, chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges, reflect the wide range of material being published in comics and graphic novel form today, from heartfelt autobiographical works to books aimed at kids and teens to deluxe hardcover archival editions. Unlike in past years, superheroes are very much in the minority in this year’s selections. Take the jump for the complete list!

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Major Spoilers Podcast #211: Speaking of Awards…

This issue: The Major Spoilers Crew takes a look at the 2010 Eisner Award Nominees and give their WAG predictions. [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_211.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.

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SDCC’09: Eisner Award Winners Announced

For anyone in the comics industry the Eisner Awards have to be on par with the OSCARS.  Last night at the San Diego Comic Con, the 2009 winners were announced.  Congratulations go out to all the winners.  As you walk the show floor today, hold your head up high.

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SDCC’09: Spirit of Retailing Award noms announced

With no local comic book shop in the immediate area (I have to drive at least three hours to find one that is half way decent), I’m always pleased to see that there are stores out there that are doing everything they can and more to bring customers in.  The Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award nominees have been announced, and it looks like a great list.

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Eisner Nominees Announced

Press Release SAN DIEGO – The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2009 slate of nominees is filled with many newcomers to the ballot, from Canadian cousins Mariko and Jillian Tamaki (writer and artist of the teen angst graphic novel Skim, published by Groundwood Books) to French biographer Emmanuel Guibert (Alan’s War, published by First Second) to graphic novelist Nate Powell (Swallow Me Whole, published by Top Shelf). Both Skim (Best Publication for Teens/Tweens, Graphic Album–New, Writer, Penciller/Inker) and Alan’s War (Graphic Album-New, Reality-Based Work, U.S. Edition of International Material, Writer/Artist) garnered 4 nominations. Also on the ballot in 4 spots…

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SDCC’08: Eisner 2008 Winners Announced

One of these days I would really love for this little site to win an Eisner Award – that would be a most awesome achievement.  Until that day, congrats to Newsarama for winning the award in the Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism, and congrats to everyone else who picked up one of these coveted awards last night.

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2008 Eisner Nominees Announced

The nomination list for the 2008 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards represents the most diverse slate of titles and creators in the 20-year history of the awards (considered the “Oscars” of the comic book industry). The nominees range from literary Japanese graphic novels to comics based on popular TV series, from massive hardcover collections of classic comic strips and comic books to cutting-edge anthologies, from goofy humor titles to works about the Soviet space program, a Chinese vaudeville magician, and the Negro Leagues. In fact, the nominations are so varied that it is difficult to summarize any trends.