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The following is a list of winners of the Eisner Award, sorted by category.

No awards were presented in 1990 because the Eisner administration was transferred to San Diego Comic-Con during that year.

Contents

PeopleEdit

Best WriterEdit

Best Writer/ArtistEdit

Best Writer/Artist: DramaEdit

Best Writer/Artist: HumorEdit

Best Writer/Artist: NonfictionEdit

Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (Interior Art)Edit

Best Artist/Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker TeamEdit

Best Art TeamEdit

Best Colorist/ColoringEdit

Best Letterer/LetteringEdit

  • 1993 Todd Klein, The Sandman, The Demon (DC)
  • 1994 Todd Klein, Sandman (DC)
  • 1995 Todd Klein, Batman versus Predator II (DC/Dark Horse); The Demon (DC), Sandman (DC/Vertigo); Uncle Scrooge (Gladstone)
  • 1996 Stan Sakai, Groo (Image); Usagi Yojimbo (Mirage)
  • 1997 Todd Klein, Sandman; Death: The Time of Your Life; House of Secrets; The Dreaming (DC/Vertigo); Batman; The Spectre; Kingdom Come (DC)
  • 1998 Todd Klein, Batman; Batman: Poison Ivy (DC); The Dreaming; House of Secrets; The Invisibles; Uncle Sam (DC/Vertigo); Uncle Scrooge Adventures (Gladstone); Castle Waiting (Olio)
  • 1999 Todd Klein, Castle Waiting (Olio); House of Secrets; The Invisibles; The Dreaming (DC/Vertigo)
  • 2000 Todd Klein, Promethea; Tom Strong; Tomorrow Stories; Top 10 (ABC); The Dreaming; Gifts of the Night; The Invisibles; Sandman Presents: Lucifer (DC/Vertigo)
  • 2001 Todd Klein, Promethea; Tom Strong; Tomorrow Stories; Top 10 (ABC); The Invisibles; The Dreaming (DC/Vertigo); Castle Waiting (Cartoon Books)
  • 2002 Todd Klein, Promethea; Tom Strong; Tomorrow Stories; Top 10, Greyshirt (ABC); Sandman Presents: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Dreams But Were Afraid to Ask (DC/Vertigo); Detective Comics; The Dark Knight Strikes Again (DC); Castle Waiting (Olio); Universe X (Marvel)
  • 2003 Todd Klein, Dark Knight Strikes Again; Detective Comics; Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia (DC); Fables; Human Target: Final Cut (DC/Vertigo); Promethea; Tom Strong (ABC); Castle Waiting (Olio)
  • 2004 Todd Klein, Detective Comics( DC); Fables, Sandman: Endless Nights (Vertigo/DC); Tom Strong, Promethea (ABC); Marvel 1602 (Marvel)
  • 2005 Todd Klein, Promethea; Tom Strong; Tom Strong's Terrific Tales (ABC); Wonder Woman (DC); Books of Magick: Life During Wartime; Fables; WE3 (Vertigo/DC); Creatures of the Night (Dark Horse)
  • 2006 Todd Klein, Wonder Woman, Justice, Seven Soldiers #0 (DC); Desolation Jones (Wildstorm/DC); Promethea, Tomorrow Stores Special, Top 10: The 49ers (ABC); Fables (Vertigo); 1602: New World (Marvel)
  • 2007 Todd Klein, Fables, Jack of Fables, Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall; Pride of Baghdad, Testament (Vertigo/DC); 1602: Fantastick Four, Eternals (Marvel); Lost Girls (Top Shelf)
  • 2008 Todd Klein, Justice, Simon Dark (DC); Fables, Jack of Fables, Crossing Midnight (Vertigo/DC); League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Black Dossier (WildStorm/DC); Nexus (Rude Dude)
  • 2009 Chris Ware, Acme Novelty Library #19 (Acme)
  • 2010 David Mazzucchelli, Asterios Polyp (Pantheon)
  • 2011 Todd Klein
  • 2012 Stan Sakai, Usagi Yojimbo (Dark Horse)
  • 2013 Chris Ware, Building Stories (Pantheon)
  • 2014 Darwyn Cooke, Richard Stark’s Parker: Slayground (IDW)
  • 2015 Stan Sakai, Usagi Yojimbo: Senso, Usagi Yojimbo Color Special: The Artist (Dark Horse)
  • 2016 Derf Backderf, Trashed (Abrams)
  • 2017 Todd Klein, Clean Room, Dark Night, Lucifer (Vertigo/DC); Black Hammer (Dark Horse)
  • 2018 Stan Sakai, Usagi Yojimbo, Groo: Slay of the Gods (Dark Horse)

Best Cover ArtistEdit

Talent Deserving of Wider RecognitionEdit

Special RecognitionEdit

Best EditorEdit

WorksEdit

Best Single Issue/Single StoryEdit

Best Single Issue/One-ShotEdit

Best Short StoryEdit

Best Serialized StoryEdit

Best Black-and-White SeriesEdit

  • 1988 Concrete, by Paul Chadwick (Dark Horse)
  • 1989 Concrete, by Paul Chadwick (Dark Horse)
  • 1991 Xenozoic Tales, by Mark Schultz (Kitchen Sink)

Best Continuing SeriesEdit

Best Finite Series/Limited SeriesEdit

Best Limited Series or Story ArcEdit

Best New SeriesEdit

Best Title for Younger Readers/Best Comics Publication for a Younger AudienceEdit

Best Publication for KidsEdit

Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8)Edit

Best Publication for Kids (ages 9–12)Edit

Best Publication for Teens (ages 13–17)Edit

Best Publication for Young Adults (ages 12–17)Edit

Best AnthologyEdit

Best Digital Comic/WebcomicEdit

Best WebcomicEdit

Best Digital ComicEdit

Best Reality-Based WorkEdit

Best Graphic AlbumEdit

Best Graphic Album: NewEdit

Best Graphic Album: ReprintEdit

Best Archival Collection/ProjectEdit

Best Archival Collection/Project — Comic Strips (at least 20 years old)Edit

Best Archival Collection/Project — Strips (at least 20 years old)Edit

Best Archival Collection/Project — Comic BooksEdit

Best Humor PublicationEdit

Best Adaptation from Another WorkEdit

Best U.S. Edition of International MaterialEdit

Best U.S. Edition of International Material — JapanEdit

Best U.S. Edition of International Material — AsiaEdit

Best Comic Strip CollectionEdit

  • 1992 Calvin and Hobbes: The Revenge of the Baby-Sat by Bill Watterson (Andrews and McMeel)
  • 1993 Calvin and Hobbes: Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer Monster Snow Goons by Bill Watterson (Andrews and McMeel)

Best Comics-Related Periodical/JournalismEdit

In 2001, the judging panel chose to drop Best Comics-Related Periodical from the ballot;[6] the category was restored in 2002.

Best Academic/Scholarly WorkEdit

  • 2012 (tie)
    • Cartooning: Philosophy & Practice, by Ivan Brunetti (Yale University Press)
    • Hand of Fire: The Comics Art of Jack Kirby, by Charles Hatfield (University Press of Mississippi)
  • 2013 Lynda Barry: Girlhood Through the Looking Glass, by Susan E. Kirtley (University Press of Mississippi)
  • 2014 Black Comics: The Politics of Race and Representation, edited by Sheena C. Howard and Ronald L. Jackson II (Bloomsbury)
  • 2015 Graphic Details: Jewish Women’s Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews, edited by Sarah Lightman (McFarland)
  • 2016 The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Black Identity in Comics and Sequential Art, edited by Frances Gateward and John Jennings (Rutgers)
  • 2017 Superwomen: Gender, Power, and Representation, by Carolyn Cocca (Bloomsbury)
  • 2018 Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics, by Frederick Luis Aldama (University of Arizona Press)

Best Comics-Related BookEdit

Best Comics-Related Publication (Periodical or Book)Edit

  • 2003 B. Krigstein, vol. 1, by Greg Sadowski (Fantagraphics)

Best Comics-Related Product/ItemEdit

  • 1992 Sandman statue, by Randy Bowen (DC)
  • 1994 Death Statue, by Chris Bachalo, et al. (DC)
  • 1995 Sandman Arabian Nights statue, designed by P. Craig Russell and sculpted by Randy Bowen (DC/Graphitti Designs)
  • 1996 Comic strip stamps (U.S. Postal Service)
  • 1997 Hellboy bust, Randy Bowen (Bowen Designs)
  • 1998 Acme Novelty Library display stand, designed by Chris Ware (Fantagraphics)
  • 1999 Sandman Pocketwatch, designed by Kris Ruotolo (DC/Vertigo)
  • 2000 Lunch boxes: Milk & Cheese, Sin City, Bettie Page, Hellboy, Groo (Dark Horse)
  • 2002 Dark Horse classic comic characters statuettes, sculpted by Yoe Studio (Dark Horse)

Best Comics-Related Sculpted FiguresEdit

  • 1999 Hellboy statue, sculpted by Randy Bowen, produced by Bowen Designs

Best Publication DesignEdit

  • 1993 Sandman: Season of Mists by Neil Gaiman and others, designed by Dave McKean (DC)
  • 1994 Marvels, Richard Starkings/Comicraft (Marvel)
  • 1995 The Acme Novelty Library, designed by Chris Ware (Fantagraphics)
  • 1996 The Acme Novelty Library, designed by Chris Ware (Fantagraphics)
  • 1997 The Acme Novelty Library #7, designed by Chris Ware (Fantagraphics)
  • 1998 Kingdom Come deluxe slipcover edition, art director Bob Chapman / DC design director Georg Brewer (DC Comics/Graphitti Designs)
  • 1999 Batman Animated, designed by Chip Kidd (HarperCollins)
  • 2000 300, designed by Mark Cox (Dark Horse)
  • 2001 Jimmy Corrigan, designed by Chris Ware (Pantheon)
  • 2002 Acme Novelty Library #15, designed by Chris Ware (Fantagraphics)
  • 2003 Batman: Nine Lives, designed by Amie Brockway-Metcalf (DC)
  • 2004 Mythology: The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross, designed by Chip Kidd (Pantheon)
  • 2005 The Complete Peanuts, designed by Seth (Fantagraphics)
  • 2006 (tie)
    • Acme Novelty Library Annual Report to Shareholders, designed by Chris Ware (Pantheon)
    • Little Nemo in Slumberland: So Many Splendid Sundays, designed by Philippe Ghielmetti (Sunday Press Books)
  • 2007 Absolute DC: The New Frontier, designed by Darwyn Cooke (DC)
  • 2008 Process Recess 2, designed by James Jean and Chris Pitzer (AdHouse)
  • 2009 Hellboy Library Editions, designed by Cary Grazzini and Mike Mignola (Dark Horse)
  • 2010 Absolute Justice, designed by Curtis King and Josh Beatman (DC)
  • 2011 Dave Stevens' The Rocketeer: Artist's Edition, designed by Randall Dahlik (IDW)
  • 2012 Jim Henson's Tale of Sand, designed by Eric Skillman (Archaia)
  • 2013 Building Stories, designed by Chris Ware (Pantheon)
  • 2014 Genius, Illustrated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth, designed by Dean Mullaney (The Library of American Comics)
  • 2015 Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream, designed by Jim Rugg (Locust Moon)
  • 2016 The Sandman Gallery Edition, designed by Josh Beatman/Brainchild Studios (Graphitti Designs/DC)
  • 2017 The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, designed by Sonny Liew (Pantheon)
  • 2018 Akira 35th Anniversary Edition,designed by Phil Balsman, Akira Saito (Veia), NORMA Editorial, and MASH•ROOM(Kodansha)

Special awardsEdit

Spirit of Comics Retailer AwardEdit

Bob Clampett Humanitarian AwardEdit

The Will Eisner Award Hall of FameEdit

Source:[10]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ SDCC: Here Are The Complete 2017 Eisner Award Winners Retrieved July 24, 2017
  2. ^ 2018 EISNER AWARDS Winners (Full List) Retrieved July 21, 2018
  3. ^ When the Darkness Presses 2014
  4. ^ A Life in Comics Summer 2017
  5. ^ Blake, Corey (2013-08-28). "25 Years of the Eisner Awards". Comic Book Resources.
  6. ^ Archive of "2001 Eisner Award nominee comics," The Will Eisner Comic Industry Award, MarsImport. Original site. Retrieved August 16, 2008.
  7. ^ Dinkelspiel, Frances (December 17, 2010). "Comic Relief struggles after founder's death". Berkeleyside. Retrieved 22 July 2011.
  8. ^ "The amazing adventures of Sharon & Amitai".
  9. ^ "Eisner Awards Current Info". 17 December 2014.
  10. ^ "Will Eisner Hall of Fame". San Diego Comic-Con International. Archived from the original on July 7, 2015. Retrieved August 22, 2015.
  11. ^ "2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Winners". comic-con.org. San Diego: San Diego Comic-Con International. 2010. Archived from the original on August 13, 2010. Retrieved March 7, 2017.
  12. ^ "Dirks, Lucey Chosen for Eisner Hall of Fame". comic-con.org. San Diego Comic-Con International. 2012. Archived from the original on May 24, 2012. Retrieved March 7, 2017.
  13. ^ "Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Winners 2012". comic-con.org. San Diego: San Diego Comic-Con International. 2012. Archived from the original on July 17, 2012. Retrieved March 7, 2017.
  14. ^ "Hasen, Moldoff, Evans Chosen for Eisner Hall of Fame". San Diego Comic-Con International. 2014. Archived from the original on March 13, 2014. Retrieved March 12, 2014.
  15. ^ "Eisner Awards Hall of Fame Nominees Announced" (Press release). San Diego Comic-Con International via ComicBookResources.com. February 12, 2014. Archived from the original on February 14, 2014. Retrieved March 12, 2014.
  16. ^ Cavna, Michael (July 23, 2016). "Comic-Con: 'Overjoyed' Rep. John Lewis wins 'the Oscar of comics' for his civil rights memoir (+ winners' list)". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 7, 2017.

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