And the DC Entertainment 2016 Eisner Award Nominees are…

And the DC Entertainment 2016 Eisner Award Nominees are…

By Kelley Popham Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

The nominees for the 2016 Eisner Awards have been announced- and DC Entertainment has been honored with a total of 9 nominations!

The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, considered by many to be "The Oscars" of comic book industry awards, unveiled their nominees for the 2016 ceremony this week, honoring a number of key DC Entertainment titles and creators. The winners will be named at Comic-Con International: San Diego, the largest and oldest comic convention in the United States.

The awards are named for Will Eisner and honor comics creators and works in 30 categories. Awards will be handed out for best writer and artist, best limited series and best single issue—among many others.

DC Entertainment congratulates all of this year’s nominees.
 
Best Short Story: “Black Death in America,” by Tom King and John Paul Leon, in Vertigo Quarterly: Black 
 
Best Cover Artist: Amanda Conner, Harley Quinn 
 
Best Digital/Webcomics: The Legend of Wonder Woman, by Renae De Liz 
 
Best Coloring: Dave Stewart, Sandman: Overture, Twilight Children 
 
Best Publication Design: Sandman Gallery Edition, designed by Graphitti Designs and Josh Beatman 
 
Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books: Frank Miller’s Ronin Gallery Edition, edited by Bob Chapman 
 
Also, offering our congratulations to the following nominees for shared works:
 
Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team: Mike Allred, Silver Surfer (Marvel); Art Ops (Vertigo/DC) 
 
Best Coloring: Laura Allred, Art OPS (Vertigo/DC), Silver Surfer (Marvel), Lady Killer (Dark Horse)