The nominees for the 2013 Eisner Awards have been announced, so this week on War Rocket Ajax, it's a roundtable discussion of who got a nomination, who got snubbed, and what it all means for comics. To that end, we welcome ComicsAlliance contributors Dylan Todd and David Wolkin to the show, and you can listen right here
The nominees for the 2013 Eisner Awards were announced this afternoon, and it is a varied and impressive list. In terms of publishers, Fantagraphics leads the pack with a robust 24 nominations, followed by Image Comics with 17 (and one shared) and IDW with eight (also with one shared.) Close behind i
Each year when the Eisner Award nominations are announced, I rush to my computer to see who was nominated for the Best Digital Comic category. Just like fans of print comics, I have my favorites: creators who really rocked this year; workhorses who have turned out solid comics every week for years; innovators who are doing exciting new things with the format.
The Eisner Award nominees for 2012 were announced yesterday, and eagle-eyed readers may have noticed that while two new categories appeared -- Best Publication for Early Readers and Best Academic/Educational Work -- four other categories were missing from the list: Best Writer/Artist--Nonfiction, Best Adaptation from Another Medium, Best New Painter, and most surprisingly, Best New Series.
Awards Administrator Jackie Estrada explained the decision in the press release that accompanied the announcement:
The judges chose to not
Comic-Con International has announced the nominees for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards -- popularly known as the Oscars of comics -- to be given out this year during the mighty San Diego convention. Categories range from Best Single Issue to Best Inker to Best Publication Design, and coming in
As ComicsAlliance continues processing all the news, controversy and liver damage of Comic-Con 2011, we've brought in a professional to help us make sense of the massive comics mega-event with an exclusive series of infographics by Tim Leong, the former Editor-in-Chief of
The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards were presented Friday night at Comic-Con International in San Diego, where newcomers and veterans alike gathered to honor the best of the year's achievements in the medium we all love so much. Published by Archaia, Jim McCann
The 2011 Eisner Awards, the top honor in the comic book industry, were announced late last night on Thursday, and now that it's Friday, we're pleased to announce that ComicsAlliance has been nominated for an Eisner Award in Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism for the second time in our two year history. As is our wont, we have created a celebratory Photoshop that we feel captures the excitement we feel