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The Will Eisner Comic Industry Award

The Eisner Award is a comics prize awarded each year the Comic-Con International, which is held in San Diego, California, U.S.A.

Comicon website: www.comic-con.org


2001 Eisner Award nominee comics

The 2001 Eisner Award nominess cover comics published in 2000. To buy a comic book, follow each link, which will take to you to that comic's page. Comics without links are currently unavailable from Mars Import.


Best Short Story
  • "The Fisherman and the Sea Princess," by David Mazzucchelli, in Little Lit (HarperCollins)
  • "The Gorilla Suit," by Sergio Aragonés, in Streetwise (TwoMorrows) - Recipient
  • "Monsieur Jean," by Philippe Dupuy and Charles Berberian, in Drawn & Quarterly, vol. 3 (Drawn & Quarterly)
  • "A Prayer to the Sun," by Edvin Biukovic and Darko Macan, in Weird War Tales Special (Vertigo/DC)
  • "Prince Rooster," by art spiegelman, in Little Lit (HarperCollins)
Best Single Issue
  • Finder #19: "Talisman," by Carla Speed McNeil (Lightspeed Press)
  • Hey Mister: The Trouble with Jesus, by Pete Sickman-Garner (Top Shelf)
  • Lucifer #4: "Born with the Dead," by Mike Carey, Warren Pleece, and Dean Ormston (Vertigo/DC)
  • Paul in the Country, by Michel Rabagliati (Drawn & Quarterly)
  • Promethea #10: "Sex, Stars, and Serpents," by Alan Moore, J. H. Williams III, and Mick Gray (ABC) - Recipient
  • Sock Monkey vol. 3 #2, by Tony Millionaire (Dark Horse Maverick)

Best Serialized Story

Best Continuing Series

  • Age of Bronze, by Eric Shanower (Image)
  • Berlin, by Jason Lutes (Drawn & Quarterly)
  • Eagle, by Kaiji Kawaguchi (Viz)
  • Promethea, by Alan Moore, J. H. Williams III, and Mick Gray (ABC)
  • Top 10, by Alan Moore, Gene Ha, and Zander Cannon (ABC) - Recipient

Best Limited Series

Best New Series

  • Eagle, by Kaiji Kawaguchi (Viz)
  • Lucifer, by Mike Carey and others (Vertigo/DC)
  • Powers, by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming (Image) - Recipient
  • The Red Star, by Christian Gossett and Team Red Star (Image)

Best Title for a Younger Audience

Best Humor Publication

Best Anthology

  • Drawn & Quarterly, vol. 3, edited by Chris Oliveros (Drawn & Quarterly) - Recipient
  • Expo 2000, edited by Tom Devlin and others (The Expo)
  • Little Lit, edited by art spiegelman and Francoise Mouly (HarperCollins)
  • Strapazin: Bubbles ‘n’ Boxes and Beyond, edited by Patrizia Crivelli and others (Swiss Institute of New York/Swiss Federal Office of Culture)
  • Streetwise, edited by Jon B. Cooke and John Morrow (TwoMorrows)

Best Graphic Album—New

Best Graphic Album—Reprint

Best Archival Collection/Project

Best U.S. Edition of Foreign Material

Best Writer

  • Brian Michael Bendis, Powers (Image), Fortune and Glory (Oni), Ultimate Spider-Man (Marvel)
  • Mike Carey, Lucifer (Vertigo/DC)
  • Garth Ennis, Preacher (Vertigo/DC)
  • Mark Millar, The Authority (Wildstorm/DC), Ultimate X-Men (Marvel)
  • Alan Moore, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Promethea, Tom Strong, Top Ten, Tomorrow Stories (ABC) - Recipient

Best Writer/Artist

Best Writer/Artist—Humor

Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team

Best Painter /Multimedia Artist (interior art)

Best Coloring

  • Jeromy Cox, Promethea (ABC)
  • Lovern Kindzierski, Ring of the Nibelung (Dark Horse Maverick)
  • Patricia Mulvihill, 100 Bullets (Vertigo/DC), Nightwing (DC)
  • Lynn Varley, Sin City: Hell and Back (Dark Horse Maverick)
  • Chris Ware, Acme Novelty Library #14 (Fantagraphics) - Recipient

Best Lettering

  • Todd Klein, Promethea, Tom Strong, Tomorrow Stories, Top Ten, (ABC); The Invisibles, The Dreaming (Vertigo/DC); Castle Waiting (Cartoon Books) - Recipient
  • Galen Showman, Ring of the Nibelung (Dark Horse Maverick)
  • Dave Sim, Cerebus (Aardvark-Vanaheim)
  • Chris Ware, Acme Novelty Library (Fantagraphics)

Best Cover Artist

  • Brian Bolland, Batman: Gotham Knights, The Flash (DC); The Invisibles (Vertigo/DC) - Recipient
  • Duncan Fegredo, Lucifer (Vertigo/DC)
  • Phil Hale, Swamp Thing, Vertigo Secret Files, Flinch #11 (Vertigo/DC)
  • Dave Johnson, Detective Comics (DC), 100 Bullets (Vertigo/DC)
  • Chris Ware, Acme Novelty Library (Fantagraphics), Jimmy Corrigan (Pantheon), Drawn & Quarterly vol. 3 (Drawn & Quarterly)

Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition

Best Comics-Related Book

  • Comic Book Artist Collection, vol. 1, edited by Jon B. Cooke (TwoMorrows)
  • Comic Book Culture: An Illustrated History, by Ron Goulart (Collectors Press)
  • 50 Years of Happiness: A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz, by Derrick Bang, with Victor Lee (Peanuts Collectors Club)
  • Tales of Terror!/The EC Comics Companion, by Fred von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman (Fantagraphics/Gemstone)
  • Wonder Woman: The Complete History, by Les Daniels (Chronicle Books) - Recipient

Best Publication Design

Hall of Fame
Judges’ Choices (will be automatically inducted):


(voters chose four from the following nominees)



The judging panel chose to drop two categories from this year’s ballot: Best Comics-Related Periodical and Best Comics-Related Product/Item.


This year’s judges were writer/editor Anina Bennett (Heartbreakers), Sequential Tart Features Editor Karon Flage, retailer Ralph Mathieu (Alternate Realities, Las Vegas), Diamond Comics product manager Chris Schaff, and journalist Douglas Wolk (Publishers Weekly).

 

HIGHLIGHT

Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron
A new edition of Daniel Clowes (David Boring, Ghost World, Caricature) first story serialized in Eightball, this is a strange and twisted tale that draws comparisons to Twin Peaks for the unexpected and dark tale running throughout this.
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