Eisner Award Nominees Announced
Whether you're a seasoned graphic novel reader or are new to the format, this list is a great place to find suggestions for what to read next. The nominees cover a wide range of categories, from continuing series to single issue, from publications aimed at kids, teens, and adults, to humor, reality-based, and anthologies. There are also specific awards for the all of the different artists who put their talents to work to make a graphic novel as a whole: writer, penciller/inker, painter, cover artist, lettering, and coloring. Here are just some of the nominees that you can get through the Denver Public Library.
Locke & Key, Joe Hill & Gabriel Rodríguez (Best Continuing Series, Best Writer, Best Penciller/Inker)
20th Century Boys, Naoki Urasawa (Best Continuing Series, Best Writer/Artist)
Scalped, Jason Aaron & R.M. Guéra (Best Continuing Series)
Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love, Chris Roberson & Shawn McManus (Best Limited Series)
Daytripper, Fábio Moon & Gabriel Bá (Best Limited Series)
American Vampire, Scott Snyder, Stephen King, & Rafael Albuquerque (Best New Series)
iZombie, Chris Roberson & Michael Allred (Best New Series)
Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean, Sarah Stewart Taylor & Ben Towle (Best Publication for Kids)
Binky to the Rescue, Ashley Spires (Best Publication for Kids) (a personal favorite)
Smile, Raina Telgemeier (Best Publication for Teens) (another personal favorite)
Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword, Barry Deutsch (Best Publication for Teens)
It Was the War of the Trenches, Jacques Tardi (Best Reality-Based Work)
Wilson, Daniel Clowes (Best Writer/Artist, Best Coloring)
Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard, David Petersen (Best Cover Artist)
Explore these, explore the list, and discover the world of graphic format books!
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