2011 Eisner Awards – My Picks

Ah, the time has come to see what and who stands out among the crowd as the best and if any of my choices are lucky enough to to win. Diamond Previews has a nice article about it including the complete list of nominees. I’m just going to go down the categories and jot down my picks of winners.

Best Short Story: Batman, in Trick for the Scarecrow,” in DCU Halloween Special 2010 (DC)

Best Single Issue (or One-Shot): The Cape (IDW)

Best Continuing Series: Chew (Image)

Best Limited Series: Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love (Vertigo)

Best New Series: iZombie (Vertigo)

Best Publication for Kids: Scratch9 (Ape Entertainment)

Best Publication for Teens: Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword (Amulet Books)

Best Humor Publication: I Thought You Would Be Funnier (Boom!)

Best Anthology: Korea as Viewed by 12 Creators (Fanfare&midotPonent Mon)

Best Digital Comic: Abominable

Best Reality-Based Work: Trasury of XXth Century Murder: The Terrible Axe Man of New Orleans (NBM)

Best Graphic Album-New: Dooley (Curio & Co.)

Best Graphic Album-Reprint: The Amazing Screw-on Head and Other Curious Objects (Dark Horse)

Best Adaptation from Another Work: Dante’s Divine Comedy (Bloomsbury)

Best Archival Collection/Project-Strips: Roy Crane’s Captain Easy, vol 1 (Fantagraphics)

Best Archival Collection/Project-Comic Books: The Horror! The Horror! Comic Books the Government Didn’t Want You to Read! (Abrams Comicart)

Best US Edition of International Material: The Littlest Pirate King (Fantagraphics)

Best US Edition of International Material-Asia: Naoki Urasawa’s 20th Century Boys (VIZ Media)

Best Writer: Nick Spencer

Best Writer/Artist: Terry Moore

Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team: Skottie Young

Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art): Juanjo Guarnido

Best Cover Artist: David Peterson

Best Colouring: Dave Stewart

Best Lettering: Todd Klein

Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism: Alter Ego

Best Comics-Related Book: 75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking.

Best Publication Design: 75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking.

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