BOOM! Studios has received six total nominations in the 2019 Eisner Awards, honoring the best in the comic book industry. This includes five nominations for BOOM! Studios releases including nominations for each of its diverse imprints – BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM! & Archaia – along with one shared nomination for letterer, Jim Campbell.
The full list of nominated comics and talent are below:
Best Continuing Series: Giant Days, by John Allison, Max Sarin, and Julia Madrigal (BOOM! Box)
Best Publication for Early Readers: Petals, by Gustavo Borges (KaBOOM!)
Best Humor Publication: Giant Days, by John Allison, Max Sarin, and Julia Madrigal (BOOM! Box)
Best U.S. Edition of International Material: About Betty’s Boob, by Vero Cazot and Julie Rocheleau, translated by Edward Gauvin (Archaia)
Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team: Matías Bergara, Coda(BOOM! Studios)
Best Lettering: Jim Campbell, Breathless, Calexit, Gravetrancers, Snap Flash Hustle, Survival Fetish, The Wilds (Black Mask); Abbott, Alice: Dream to Dream, Black Badge, Clueless, Coda, Fence, Firefly, Giant Days, Grass Kings, Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass, Low Road West, Sparrowhawk(BOOM! Studios); Angelic (Image); Wasted Space (Vault)
“On behalf of BOOM! Studios and all the incredible creators we work with each day, we’d like to thank the Eisner Awards committee for recognizing such a diverse array of comics from 2018,” said Matt Gagnon, Editor-in-Chief, BOOM! Studios. “It’s an honor to see books from each of our imprints nominated in these prestigious categories and further reinforces our commitment to making comics books for anyone, because we believe they’re for everyone.”
The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards are presented under the auspices of Comic-Con International, a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to creating awareness of and appreciation for comics and related popular artforms, primarily through the presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contributions of comics to art and culture.
The Eisner Awards will be presented at a gala awards ceremony to be held on July 19, 2019 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel. A full list of nominees can be found at the Eisner Award website.
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