Premier Publisher Honored By Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Committee in 2020
LOS ANGELES, CA (June 4, 2020) – BOOM! Studios is proud to announce it has received three nominations and one shared nomination in the 2020 Eisner Awards, honoring the best in the comic book industry. This includes three nominations for BOOM! Studios’ new original series and graphic novels – along with one shared nomination for letterer, Jim Campbell.
The full list of nominated comics and talent are below:
- Best New Series: Once & Future, by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora (BOOM! Studios)
- Best New Series: Something is Killing the Children, by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera (BOOM! Studios)
- Best Graphic Album- New: New World, by David Jesus Vignolli (Archaia)
- Best Lettering: Jim Campbell, Black Badge, Coda (BOOM! Studios); Giant Days, Lumberjanes: The Shape of Friendship (BOOM! Box); Rocko’s Modern Afterlife (KaBOOM!); At the End of Your Tether (Lion Forge); Blade Runner 2019 (Titan); Mall, The Plot, Wasted Space (Vault)
“It’s an honor to receive this recognition from the Eisner Awards committee,” said Matt Gagnon, Editor-in-Chief, BOOM! Studios. “We’re incredibly proud of the brilliant work that our creative partners and the BOOM! Studios team consistently put into our titles. On behalf of everybody at BOOM! we congratulate all the creators that have been nominated!”
The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards are presented under the auspices of Comic-Con International, a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to creating awareness of and appreciation for comics and related popular artforms, primarily through the presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contributions of comics to art and culture.
A full list of nominees can be found at the Eisner Award website.