The Best in Comics–DC Comics Attracts Eisner Award Nominations

May 10, 2007

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DC COMICS PROJECTS & CREATORS HONORED BY 2007 EISNER AWARDS NOMINATIONS

From DC Comics’ “DC COMICS DIRECT CHANNEL SPECIAL”

Batman/The Spirit All Star Superman

The nominees for the 2007 Eisner Awards have been announced, and DC Comics projects and creators received a total of 24 nominations from the DCU, Vertigo and WildStorm.

DC Comics would like to thank the Eisner Awards committee and congratulates all those who were nominated.

DC’s 2007 Eisner Award nominees are:

Fables Hard Cover Best Short Story
* “A Frog’s Eye View,” by Bill Willingham and James Jean, in FABLES:
1,001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL

Best Single Issue (or One-Shot)
* BATMAN/THE SPIRIT: “Crime Convention,” by Jeph Loeb and Darwyn Cooke

Best Continuing Series
* ALL STAR SUPERMAN, by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely (Collected in
the ALL STAR SUPERMAN VOL. 1 HC)

Best Limited Series
* BATMAN: YEAR 100, by Paul Pope (Collected in a trade paperback)
Otherside * THE OTHER SIDE, by Jason Aaron and Cameron Stewart (Collected in THE
OTHER SIDE TPB, scheduled to arrive on May 23)

Best New Series
* JACK OF FABLES, by Bill Willingham, Matthew Sturges, Tony Akins, and
Andrew Pepoy (Collected in the JACK OF FABLES VOL. 1: THE (NEARLY) GREAT
ESCAPE)

Best Anthology
* FABLES: 1,001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL, by Bill Willingham and various
Absolute DC New Frontier

Best Graphic Album-Reprint
* ABSOLUTE DC: THE NEW FRONTIER, by Darwyn Cooke

Best Archival Collection/Project-Comic Books

* THE ABSOLUTE SANDMAN VOL. 1, by Neil Gaiman and various

Best Writer
* Grant Morrison (ALL STAR SUPERMAN, BATMAN, 52, SEVEN SOLDIERS)
* Bill Willingham (FABLES, JACK OF FABLES, FABLES: 1,001 NIGHTS OF
SNOWFALL)

Best Writer/Artist
* Gilbert Hernandez, (SLOTH)
* Paul Pope (BATMAN: YEAR 100)

Pride of Bag Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team

* Mark Buckingham & Steve Leialoha (FABLES)
* Tony Harris & Tom Feister (EX MACHINA)
* Niko Henrichon (PRIDE OF BAGHDAD)

Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art)
* Jill Thompson, “Fair Division,” in FABLES: 1,001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL

Best Cover Artist
* Tony Harris (EX MACHINA)
* James Jean (FABLES, JACK OF FABLES)
* Dave Johnson (100 BULLETS)
* J. G. Jones (52)

Best Coloring
* Dave Stewart (ACTION COMICS, BATMAN/THE SPIRIT, SUPERMAN)

YBest Lettering
* Todd Klein (FABLES, JACK OF FABLES, PRIDE OF BAGHDAD, TESTAMENT)
* Clem Robins (LOVELESS, 100 BULLETS, Y: THE LAST MAN)

Best Publication Design
* ABSOLUTE DC: THE NEW FRONTIER, designed by Darwyn Cooke

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