DC Comics Receives 14 Eisner Award Nominations

The Eisner Awards released their ballots for 2011, and while I haven’t gone looking for the full list, I do have a list of the 14 nominations received by DC Comics, the most nominations to go to any one publisher this year.

BEST NEW SERIES:
American Vampire, by Scott Snyder, Stephen King, and Rafael Albuquerque (Vertigo/DC)
iZombie, by Chris Roberson and Mike Allred (Vertigo/DC)
Superboy, by Jeff Lemire and Pier Gallo (DC)

BEST LIMITED SERIES:
Daytripper, by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá (Vertigo/DC)
Joe the Barbarian, by Grant Morrison and Sean Murphy (Vertigo/DC)
Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love, by Chris Roberson and Shawn McManus (Vertigo/DC)

BEST CONTINUING SERIES:
Scalped, by Jason Aaron and R. M. Guéra (Vertigo/DC)

BEST SINGLE ISSUE (or one-shot):
Fables #100, by Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, and others (Vertigo/DC)
Unknown Soldier #21: “A Gun in Africa,” by Joshua Dysart and Rick Veitch (Vertigo/DC)

BEST SHORT STORY:
“Batman, in Trick for the Scarecrow,” by Billy Tucci, in DCU Halloween Special 2010 (DC)

BEST PUBLICATION FOR KIDS:
Tiny Titans, by Art Baltazar and Franco (DC)

BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM REPRINT:
Wednesday Comics, edited by Mark Chiarello (DC)

BEST WRITER/ARTIST:
Joe Kubert, Dong Xoai, Vietnam 1965 (Joe Kubert Library/DC)

BEST COVER ARTIST:
Dave Johnson, Unknown Soldier (Vertigo/DC);
Yuko Shimizu, The Unwritten (Vertigo/DC)

BEST COLORING:
Dave Stewart, Detective Comics (DC); Neil Young’s Greendale, Daytripper, Joe the Barbarian (Vertigo/DC)

BEST LETTERING:
Todd Klein, Fables, The Unwritten, and others (Vertigo/DC); Tom Strong and the Robots of Doom (WildStorm/DC)

 

I have to honestly wonder how Jeff Lemire’s Superboy got on the list, because while it’s not bad, it’s also not really anything overly special. It’s nice to see Daytripper and Joe the Barbarian get some love though, iZombie and American Vampire too.

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