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Image Comics Announces 18 Nominations for the Eisners

Nolan Smith 2 years ago
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unnamed(16)Invincible, Chrononauts, Monstress and More Lead Eisners Nominations for Image Comics

(By Nolan P. Smith)– It is that time of the year again: Eisner season! Comic-Con International announced the nominations for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2016 this morning and Image Comics has announced that 18 nominations come from their awesome variety of books.  Fourteen nominations were for books published by Image Comics, and an additional four nominations were shared with other publishers, bringing the total nominations for Image Comics to eighteen. In celebration, digital editions of all nominated titles are on sale at Comixology and ImageComics.com.

Many of these books have been reviewed on this site, like the always outstanding Invincible, the time hopping Chrononauts, and the feel good story of Huck among others. Check out the full list of Image Comics nominations below:

FULL LIST OF IMAGE COMICS EISNER 2016 NOMINATIONS

Best Continuing Series:  
INVINCIBLE by Robert Kirkman, Ryan Ottley, and Cliff Rathburn (Image/Skybound)
SOUTHERN BASTARDS by Jason Aaron and Jason Latour

Best Limited Series: 
CHRONONAUTS by Mark Millar and Sean Murphy
THE FADE OUT by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips
MINIMUM WAGE: SO MANY BAD DECISIONS by Bob Fingerman

Best New Series: 
BITCH PLANET by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro
MONSTRESS by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda
PAPER GIRLS by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang

Best Humor Publication: 
SEXCASTLE by Kyle Starks

Best Writer: 
Ed Brubaker, THE FADE OUT, VELVET, CRIMINAL MAGAZINE
Marjorie Liu, MONSTRESS
Jason Aaron, SOUTHERN BASTARDS (shared nomination)

Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team: 
Cliff Chiang, PAPER GIRLS

Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art): 
Dustin Nguyen, DESCENDER

Best Cover Artist:
Rafael Albuquerque, HUCK (shared nomination)

Best Coloring: 
Elizabeth Breitweiser, THE FADE OUT, CRIMINAL MAGAZINE, OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA, VELVET
John Rauch, THE BEAUTY (shared nomination)
Jordie Bellaire, PRETTY DEADLY, THEY’RE NOT LIKE US, THE SURFACE, INJECTION, THE AUTUMNLANDS, PLUTONA, ZERO (shared nomination)

In celebration, Image Comics is offering a sale on digital comics for Eisner-nominated series, available on Comixology and ImageComics.com, now through April 25th.

Voting for the awards will be open soon at www.eisnervote.com. All professionals in the comic book industry are eligible to vote. The Eisner Awards will be presented at a gala awards ceremony to be held on July 22 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel.

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