Eisners Announce 20 Nominations for Image Comics

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Image Comics has reason to be proud this year. The company has received twenty Eisner nominations this year. Seventeen were for books published by Image Comics while three were shared with other publishers. Looking at the list, it’s hard to fault the nominations. For the curious, and in celebration, digital editions of all nominated titles are on sale at Comixology and ImageComics.com. The full list is below:

Monday--One Week in the Library

Best Short Story: 
“Monday,” by W. Maxwell Prince and John Amor (from ONE WEEK IN THE LIBRARY)
“Mostly Saturn,” by Michael DeForge (from ISLAND #8)

Best Single Issue/One-Shot: 
CRIMINAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips

Criminal #10 cover

Best Continuing Series: 
KILL OR BE KILLED, by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips
PAPER GIRLS, by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang
SAGA, by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Saga Vol 2 #1

Best Publication for Teens: 
MONSTRESS, by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda

Monstress Vol 1 Cover

Best Anthology: 
ISLAND MAGAZINE, edited by Brandon Graham and Emma Ríos

Island #15

Best Writer: 
Ed Brubaker, for CRIMINAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, KILL OR BE KILLED, VELVET
Brian K. Vaughan, for PAPER GIRLS, SAGA
Max Landis, for GREEN VALLEY (Image/Skybound, shared nomination)
Jeff Lemire, for DESCENDER, PLUTONA (shared nomination)

Best Best Painter/Multimedia Artist:
Sana Takeda, for MONSTRESS

Best Penciler/Inker or Penciler/Inker Team:
Fiona Staples, for SAGA

Best Coloring: 
Elizabeth Breitweiser, for CRIMINAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, KILL OR BE KILLED, VELVET, OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA (Image/Skybound)
Jean-Francois Beaulieu, for GREEN VALLEY (Image/Skybound)
Matt Wilson, for CRY HAVOC, PAPER GIRLS, THE WICKED + THE DIVINE (shared nomination)

Best Cover Artist: 
Sean Phillips, for CRIMINAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, KILL OR BE KILLED
Fiona Staples, for SAGA
Sana Takeda, for MONSTRESS

In celebration, Image Comics is offering a sale on digital comics for Eisner-nominated series, available on Comixology and ImageComics.com, now through Monday, May 15th.

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