The nominees for the 2008 Eisner Awards have been announced, and DC Comics projects and creators have been honored with 17 nominations in 13 categories
DC Comics thanks the Eisners committee for their time and efforts, and congratulates all the nominees. The winners of the 2008 Eisner Awards will be announced on July 25 at Comic-Con International: San Diego.
Best Single Issue or One-Shot:
• JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #11: “Walls,” by Brad Meltzer and Gene Ha (Collected in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: THE LIGHTNING SAGA HC, OCT070192 — available for reorder)
Best Continuing Series:
• THE SPIRIT, by Darwyn Cooke, J. Bone and others
• Y: THE LAST MAN, by Brian K. Vaughan, Pia Guerra and Jose Marzan Jr.
Best New Series:
• SCALPED, by Jason Aaron and R. M. Guera
Best Reality-Based Work:
• SENTENCES: THE LIFE OF MF GRIMM, by Percy Carey and Ronald Wimberly (MAY070227 — available for reorder)
• Brian K. Vaughan (Y: THE LAST MAN, EX MACHINA, Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
• Brian Wood (DMZ, NORTHLANDERS, Local)
Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team:
• Pia Guerra/Jose Marzan, Jr. (Y: THE LAST MAN)
• Ethan Van Sciver (GREEN LANTERN: SINESTRO CORPS SPECIAL)
Best Cover Artist:
• J. G. Jones (52, collected in the 52: THE COVERS HC — JUN070180, available for reorder)
• Jim Lee (ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER, WORLD OF WARCRAFT)
• James Jean (FABLES, The Umbrella Academy)
• Jared K. Fletcher (CATWOMAN, THE SPIRIT, SENTENCES: THE LIFE OF MF GRIMM)
• Todd Klein (JUSTICE, SIMON DARK, FABLES, JACK OF FABLES, CROSSING MIDNIGHT, THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN: BLACK DOSSIER, Nexus)
Best Publication Design:
• HEROES VOL. 1, designed by John Roshell/Comicraft (OCT078349 — available for reorder)
• Dave Stewart (BPRD, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Cut, Hellboy, Lobster Johnson, The Umbrella Academy, THE SPIRIT)
• Steve Hamaker (Bone, SHAZAM: THE MONSTER SOCIETY OF EVIL)
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