The Eisner Awards winners were announced in a gala awards ceremony on the evening of Friday, July 19. Keep in mind that the nominees are for works published between January 1 and December 31, 2018.
Once again, this year we have 31 categories! Some of the categories are:
- Alex de Campi, Bad Girls (Gallery 13); Twisted Romance (Image)
- Tom King, Batman, Mister Miracle, Heroes in Crisis, Swamp Thing Winter Special (DC) - Winner 2019!
- Jeff Lemire, Black Hammer: Age of Doom, Doctor Star & the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows, Quantum Age (Dark Horse); Descender, Gideon Falls, Royal City (Image)
- Mark Russell, Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles, Green Lantern/Huckleberry Hound, Lex Luthor/Porky Pig (DC); Lone Ranger (Dynamite)
- Kelly Thompson, Nancy Drew (Dynamite); Hawkeye, Jessica Jones, Mr. & Mrs. X, Rogue & Gambit, Uncanny X-Men, West Coast Avengers (Marvel)
- Chip Zdarsky, Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man, Marvel Two-in-One (Marvel)
Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team
- Matías Bergara, Coda (BOOM!)
- Mitch Gerads, Mister Miracle (DC) - Winner 2019!
- Karl Kerschl, Isola (Image)
- Sonny Liew, Eternity Girl (Vertigo/DC)
- Sean Phillips, Kill or Be Killed, My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies (Image)
- Yanick Paquette, Wonder Woman Earth One, vol. 2 (DC)
Best Cover Artist (for multiple covers)
- Jen Bartel, Blackbird (Image); Submerged (Vault) - Winner 2019!
- Nick Derington, Mister Miracle (DC)
- Karl Kerschl, Isola (Image)
- Joshua Middleton, Batgirl and Aquaman variants (DC)
- Julian Tedesco, Hawkeye, Life of Captain Marvel (Marvel)
Best Graphic Album—New
- Bad Girls, by Alex de Campi and Victor Santos (Gallery 13)
- Come Again, by Nate Powell (Top Shelf/IDW)
- Green Lantern: Earth One Vol. 1, by Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman (DC)
- Homunculus, by Joe Sparrow (ShortBox)
- My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies, by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips (Image) - Winner 2019 !
- Sabrina, by Nick Drnaso (Drawn & Quarterly)
Best Single Issue/One-Shot
- Beneath the Dead Oak Tree, by Emily Carroll (ShortBox)
- Black Hammer: Cthu-Louise, by Jeff Lemire and Emi Lenox (Dark Horse)
- No Better Words, by Carolyn Nowak (Silver Sprocket)
- Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #310, by Chip Zdarsky (Marvel) - Winner 2019!
- The Terrible Elisabeth Dumn Against the Devils In Suits, by Arabson, translated by James Robinson (IHQ Studio/ Image)
Best Continuing Series
- Batman, by Tom King. (DC)
- Black Hammer: Age of Doom, by Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston, and Rich Tommaso (Dark Horse)
- Gasolina, by Sean Mackiewicz and Niko Walter (Skybound/Image)
- Giant Days, by John Allison, Max Sarin, and Julaa Madrigal (BOOM! Box) - Winner 2019!
- The Immortal Hulk, by Al Ewing, Joe Bennett, and Ruy José (Marvel)
- Runaways, by Rainbow Rowell and Kris Anka (Marvel)
Best Limited Series
- Batman: White Knight, by Sean Murphy (DC)
- Eternity Girl, by Magdalene Visaggio and Sonny Liew (Vertigo/DC)
- Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles, by Mark Russell, Mike Feehan, and Mark Morales (DC)
- Mister Miracle, by Tom King and Mitch Gerads (DC) - Winner 2019!
- X-Men: Grand Design: Second Genesis, by Ed Piskor (Marvel)
Best New Series
- Bitter Root, by David Walker, Chuck Brown, and Sanford Greene (Image)
- Crowded, by Christopher Sebela, Ro Stein, and Ted Brandt (Image)
- Gideon Falls, by Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino (Image) - Winner 2019!
- Isola, by Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl (Image)
- Man-Eaters, by Chelsea Cain, Lia Miternique and Kate Niemczyk (Image)
- Skyward, by Joe Henderson and Lee Garbett (Image)
For the complete list of categories please go here
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