IDW Honored With Nine Eisner Award Nominations

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.

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