DARK HORSE SWEEPS THE EISNERS WITH FIVE WINS
This past Friday, the number-one independent publisher in the industry took home an impressive number of awards at this year’s Eisner ceremony. With five awards, Dark Horse was only matched by Marvel, who had an equal number of wins!
Below is a list of the company’s wins.
Best Anthology: Dark Horse Presents, edited by Mike Richardson
Best Humor Publication: Milk & Cheese: Dairy Products Gone Bad, by Evan Dorkin
Best Reality-Based Work: Green River Killer: A True Detective Story, by Jeff Jensen and Jonathan Case
Best U.S. Edition of International Material: The Manara Library, vol. 1: Indian Summer and Other Stories, by Milo Manara with Hugo Pratt
Best Lettering : Stan Sakai, Usagi Yojimbo
In addition, members of the Dark Horse extended family picked up the following:
Best Digital Comic : Battlepug, by Mike Norton, www.battlepug.com
Best Cover Artist : Francesco Francavilla, Black Panther (Marvel); Lone Ranger, Lone Ranger/Zorro, Dark Shadows,Warlord of Mars (Dynamite); Archie Meets Kiss (Archie); Abe Sapien, Baltimore, B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth,Hellboy (Dark Horse)
Hall of Fame: Judges’ Choices: Rudolf Dirks, Harry Lucey, ?Bill Blackbeard, Richard Corben, Katsuhiro Otomo, Gilbert Shelton
Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award: Tyler Crook
Congratulations to all winners and nominees!