Canadians featured among 2019 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award nominees


The 2019 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award nominees were announced today and Canadians feature prominently. They are listed as follows:

Best Short Story:
Jason Fabok and Tom King for “The Talk of the Saints” featured in Swamp Thing Winter Special

Best Single Issue/One Shot:
Emily Carroll for Beneath the Dead Oak Tree
Jeff Lemire and Emi Lenox for Black Hammer: Cthu-Louise
Chip Zdarsky for Peter Parker: Spectacular Spider-Man #310


Best Continuing Series
Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston and Rich Tommaso for Black Hammer: Age of Doom

Best Limited Series
Mike Feehan, Mark Russell and Mark Morales for Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles 
Best New Series
Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino for Gideon Falls
Best Humor Publication
Aminder Dhaliwal for Woman World


Best Graphic Album – Reprint
Michael Walsh, Tom King, and Gabriel Hernandez Walta for The Vision hardcover
Hartley Lin for Young Frances
Best Adaptation from Another Medium
Emily Carroll and Laurie Halse Anderson for Speak: The Graphic Novel
Best Archival Collection/Project – Comic Books
Dirty Plotte: The Complete Julie Doucet

Best Writer
Jeff Lemire for Black Hammer: Age of Doom, Doctor Star & the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows, Quantum Age
Chip Zdarsky for Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man, Marvel Two-in-One

Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team
Karl Kershl for Isola
Yanick Paquette for Wonder Woman Earth One, vol. 2

Best Cover Artist (for multiple covers)
Karl Kerschl for Isola


Voting is offered to all comic book industry professionals and is conducted online with ballots available at with a June 14 deadline. Results will be announced on Friday, July 19 at a gala awards ceremony at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel as part of San Diego Comic Con 2019.

Congratulations to all the nominees!




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