Comic-Con International announced yesterday that Image Comics is the publisher in the lead with 29 total Eisner Award nominations. This year, Image titles have received 17 nominations plus 12 shared nominations.
The non-profit Inkwell Awards, devoted to promoting the art of comic book inking, has released the list of 24 artists participating in its fifth annual Sinnott Inking Challenge Spotlight. This year’s Challenge features artist Ivan Reis‘ take on DC’s iconic super-team The Justice League from the cover art to DC‘s Man of Steel (2018) as originally inked by Ivan‘s partner Joe Prado. The artwork will be auctioned afterwards for fundraising.
All of us at L.A. Comic Con have been working every day since then to answer ONE QUESTION – Can we make enough changes and adjustments to how we put on LA’s favorite Con that it is not just FUN, but it is also SAFE for attendees, vendors, talent and staff despite the challenges of living with CV-19?
Comic-Con has announced all the nominations for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2020. The nominees are for works published between January 1 and December 31, 2019 and were chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges.
Following the issuance of the State of Colorado’s intent to extend its use of the Colorado Convention Center through the end of the year, Pop Culture Classroom announced it must cancel Denver Pop Culture Con 2020.
BOOM! Studios announced their presence at the 2020 ALA Midwinter Conference and Exhibition from January 24-28, 2020 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. The publisher, home to award-winning imprints BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia, will host panels and signings throughout the weekend.
D23 Destination D returns to Walt Disney World Resort with an all-new theme. Plus, more tours of The Walt Disney Studios than ever before, additional magical screenings, a visit to Walt’s hometown of Marceline, Mo., and more
On Saturday, October 26, participating comic shops across North America and around the world will hand out more than 1.7 million free comics to anyone who comes into their shop during Halloween ComicFest! During the event, anyone who goes into a participating comic shop can choose a free comic from the 28 titles available this year and participate in the fun Halloween-themed activities hosted by the comic shops. The annual event is a great way to welcome curious, first-time readers as well as longtime comic book fans into local shops to experience all the horror comics and spooky delights comic shops have to offer.
Comic Con Revolution (#CCROnt) returns to the Ontario Convention Center on May 16th & 17th, 2020 for year four. The Inland Empires’ only full-scale, family-friendly comic con will be back with an all-star guest list that includes artists, editors, novelists, producers, celebrities, writers, voice actors and more!
The Harvey Awards Steering Committee is proud to announce the 2019 inductees into the Harvey Awards Hall of Fame before the annual event held at New York Comic Con. With seven recipients being honored, this group represents the largest of all Hall of Fame induction classes in the 31-year history of the Harvey Awards. It includes two of the most respected contemporary creators in their field, Mike Mignola (Hellboy) and Alison Bechdel (Fun Home), and five of Harvey Kurtzman’s core 1950s MAD collaborators, who will be posthumously inducted: Will Elder, Jack Davis, John Severin, Marie Severin, and Ben Oda.
IDW Publishing will continue to celebrate its 20th anniversary at New York Comic-Con with a stellar lineup of creators, panels, and convention exclusives, featuring a rare appearance by comics legend John Byrne!
Ezra Claytan Daniels’ Upgrade Soul, one of the most talked about graphic novels of 2018, was named as one of nominees in the “Graphic Reprints” category of the Eisner Awards earlier this year. Since then, the book was nominated in Harvey Awards “Book of the Year” category, alongside Daniels’ other work, BTM FDRS (Fantagraphics).
The Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Award judges recognized IDW Publishing and its imprints, Top Shelf and Black Crown, with a combined six nods this year. The prestigious award ceremony, held annually at Baltimore Comic-Con, celebrates the creativity, skill, and fun of comic books with nominees selected by fans and pros alike.
Robert Downey Jr. and Bette Midler, along with such luminaries as Wing Chao, Jon Favreau, James Earl Jones, Kenny Ortega, Barnette Ricci, Robin Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Ming-Na Wen, and Hans Zimmer, will be honored as Disney Legends during D23 Expo 2019 for their extraordinary contributions to the Disney legacy. Hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, the Disney Legends Awards ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 23, in Hall D23 of the Anaheim Convention Center.
The 2019 Eisner Award judges recognized IDW Publishing and its imprints, Top Shelf, Library of American Comics, Black Crown, and Artist’s Editions, with a combined twelve nods this year (ten nominations and two shared nominations). The prestigious award ceremony, held annually at Comic-Con International, honors exemplary work from the previous year in comics publishing.