Marvel Comics Receives 11 Eisner Nominations

Official Press Release

Marvel is pleased to announce that Marvel projects, writers, and artists received 11 nominations in the 2009 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards; winners are to be decided this July as part of the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International:


Best Continuing Series: Thor, by J. Michael Straczynski, Olivier Coipel, Mark Morales, and various

Best Limited Series: Omega the Unknown, by Jonathan Lethem, Karl Rusnak, and Farel Dalrymple

Best Limited Series: The Twelve, by J. Michael Straczynski and Chris Weston

Best New Series: Invincible Iron Man, by Matt Fraction and Salvador Larocca

Best Archival Collection/Project-Comic Books: Elektra Omnibus, by Frank Miller and Bill Sienkiewicz

Best Writer: J. Michael Straczynski, Thor, The Twelve

Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team: Olivier Coipel/Mark Morales, Thor (Marvel)

Best Cover Artist: Jo Chen, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Serenity (Dark Horse); Runaways (Marvel)

Best Coloring: Val Staples, Criminal, Incognito

Best Coloring: Dave Stewart, Dark Horse titles, Captain America: White (Marvel)

Best Lettering: Farel Dalrymple, Omega: The Unknown


Marvel congratulates all our nominees and wishes them good luck in San Diego!


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