Official Press ReleaseÂ
At the 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, IDW Publishing collected three of the prestigious awards, acknowledging the leading publisher for its team of terrific creators and editors. The range of awards includedÂ Best Graphic Album – Reprint,Â Best Short Story, andBest Archival Collection/Project Comic Books,Â showcasing the company’s array of achievements.
Debuting with phenomenal success at last years San Diego Comic Con,Â WALTER SIMONSON’S THE MIGHTY THOR ARTIST’S EDITIONÂ was praised with an Eisner award forÂ Best Archival Collection/Project – Comic Books. This astounding edition collects scans ofÂ Simonson’s personal original art and is edited byÂ Scott Dunbier.
Fan-favorite creatorÂ Darwyn Cooke’s,Â THE MARTINI EDITION, thecompilation ofÂ THE HUNTERÂ andÂ THE OUTFITgraphic novel adaptation series ofÂ Richard Stark’s Parker, received two awards forÂ Best Graphic Album – ReprintÂ andÂ Best ShortÂ .
StoryÂ for “The Seventh”.Â Cookewon the 2011 Eisner forÂ Best Writer/ArtistÂ forÂ THE OUTFIT, andTHE HUNTERÂ won the 2010 Eisner forÂ Best Adaptation from Another Work. The third installment of the acclaimed series,THE SCOREÂ has just launched and is now available for sale.
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About IDW Publishing
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’sÂ The TRANSFORMERS andÂ G.I. JOE,Â Paramount’sÂ Star Trek;Â HBO’s True Blood; the BBC’sÂ DOCTOR WHO; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Toho’s Godzilla; Wizards of the Coasts Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons; and the Eisner-Award winning Locke & Key series, created by best-selling author Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints, and Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio.
IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot, while Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film.