Eisner Award nominees announced

17 APRIL 2013

The nominees for the Eisners have been announced. You can go here for the full list of nominees in the 29 categories, but these are the highlights:

Fantagraphics leads the way with 24 nominations.

Three titles got 5 nominations each: Chris Ware’s buzz-favorite Building Stories for Best Graphic Album–New, Best Writer/artist, Best Coloring, Best Lettering, and Best Publication Design; Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’s Fatale and Matt Fraction and David Aja’s Hawkeye both were nominated for Best Continuing Series, Best New Series, Best Writer, Best Penciller/Inker, and Best Cover Artist. (Fatale also shares the coloring nomination for Dave Stewart.)

Right behind them with 4 nominations: BOOM!/kaboom’s Adventure Time (Best New Series, Best Publication for Kids, Best Publication for Kids, and Best Humor Publication); Monkeybrain’s online comic Bandette by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover (Best New Series, Best Penciller/Inker, Best Coloring, Best Digital Comic), and Carol Tyler’s memoir You’ll Never Know, Book 3: A Soldier’s Heart (Best Graphic Album–New, Best Reality-Based Work, Best Writer/artist, Best Lettering; published by Fantagraphics). 
And with 3 nominations: Charles Burns’s The Hive(Best Graphic Album–New, Best Writer/artist, Best Coloring; published by Pantheon) and Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’s Saga (Best Continuing Series, Best New Series, Best Writer). Thirteen titles have 2 nominations, and the remaining nominations are spread among dozens of books and comics in 29 categories.
Voting for the awards is held online; the ballot will be available "soon" at eisnervote.com. All professionals in the comic book industry are eligible to vote.

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