Convention Connection: @ImageComics Eisner Award Nominations

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Comic-Con International announced the nominations for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2017 last week. Seventeen nominations were for books published by Image Comics, and an additional three nominations were shared with other publishers, bringing the total nominations for Image Comics to twenty. In celebration, digital editions of all nominated titles are on sale at Comixology and ImageComics.com.

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FULL LIST OF IMAGE COMICS EISNER 2016 NOMINATIONS

Best Short Story: 
“Monday,” by W. Maxwell Prince and John Amor (from ONE WEEK IN THE LIBRARY)
“Mostly Saturn,” by Michael DeForge (from ISLAND #8)

Best Single Issue/One-Shot: 
CRIMINAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips

Best Continuing Series: 
KILL OR BE KILLED, by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips
PAPER GIRLS, by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang
SAGA, by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Best Publication for Teens: 
MONSTRESS, by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda

Best Anthology: 
ISLAND MAGAZINE, edited by Brandon Graham and Emma Ríos

Best Writer: 
Ed Brubaker, for CRIMINAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, KILL OR BE KILLED, VELVET
Brian K. Vaughan, for PAPER GIRLS, SAGA
Max Landis, for GREEN VALLEY (Image/Skybound, shared nomination)
Jeff Lemire, for DESCENDER, PLUTONA (shared nomination)

Best Best Painter/Multimedia Artist:
Sana Takeda, for MONSTRESS

Best Penciler/Inker or Penciler/Inker Team:
Fiona Staples, for SAGA

Best Coloring: 
Elizabeth Breitweiser, for CRIMINAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, KILL OR BE KILLED, VELVET, OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA (Image/Skybound)
Jean-Francois Beaulieu, for GREEN VALLEY (Image/Skybound)
Matt Wilson, for CRY HAVOC, PAPER GIRLS, THE WICKED + THE DIVINE (shared nomination)

Best Cover Artist: 
Sean Phillips, for CRIMINAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, KILL OR BE KILLED
Fiona Staples, for SAGA
Sana Takeda, for MONSTRESS

Which books have you read and which book do you wish to read? Let us know in the comment section below.

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