IDW Honored With Nine Eisner Award Nominations
Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014
Diverse 2013 Line Rewarded
San Diego, CA (April 16, 2014) - The 2014 Eisner Award
nominations recognized IDW Publishing with nine nominations, with
books being represented in multiple categories. The prestigious
award ceremony, held annually at San Diego Comic-Con International,
honors exemplary work from the past year in comics.
"We're thrilled by the Eisner recognition, which once again recognizes the breadth and diversity of IDW's publishing line," said Chris Ryall, IDW's Chief Creative Officer/Editor-in-Chief. "We appreciate the nominations and want to congratulate all nominees across every category, too. There's an amazing amount of great material being released every month from all publishers, and it's great to have the Eisner Awards help shine the spotlight on some of those titles."
IDW's 2014 Eisner Nominations:
Best Adaptation from Another Medium: Richard Stark's Parker: Slayground, by Donald Westlake, adapted by Darwyn Cooke
Best Archival Collection/Project-Strips:
Percy Crosby's Skippy Daily Comics, vol. 2: 1928-1930, edited by Jared Gardner and Dean Mullaney
Tarzan: The Complete Russ Manning Newspaper Strips, vol. 1, edited by Dean Mullaney
Best Archival Collection/Project-Comic Books:
Best of EC Artist's Edition, edited by Scott Dunbier
MAD Artist's Edition, edited by Scott Dunbier
Will Eisner's The Spirit Artist's Edition, edited by Scott Dunbier
Best Lettering: Darwyn Cooke, Richard Stark's Parker: Slayground
Best Comics-Related Book: Genius, Illustrated: The Life and Art
of Alex Toth, by Dean Mullaney and Bruce Canwell
Best Publication Design: Genius, Illustrated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth, designed by Dean Mullaney
Best Coloring: Jordie Bellaire, The Manhattan Projects, Nowhere Men, Zero (Image); The Massive, Pretty Deadly (Dark Horse);Tom Strong (DC); X-Files Season 10 (IDW); Captain Marvel,Journey into Mystery, Venom (Marvel); Unity (Valiant)
IDW would like to thank those who made these nominations possible with their hard work, and congratulate all of the nominees for this year's Eisner Awards.