Nominees for the 2014 Eisner Awards have been announced. Outside the typically manga dominated "Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia" category. Suehiro Maruo's manga version of Edogawa Rampo's The Strange Tale of Panorama Island got a "Best Adaptation" nod while 47 Ronin, by Mike Richardson and Stan Sakai, with Kazuo Koike consulting was nominated for the Limited Series Award.
After previously winning in 2011, Naoki Urasawa's 20th Century Boys has been honored with this year's award for "Best U.S. Edition of International Material - Asia" in North American comic industry's prestigious Eisner Awards, announced in a ceremony during San Diego Comic Con. More after the jump.
The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, North American comics' equivalent of the Oscars have announced their 2013 nominees. In addition to four manga works being nominated for Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia, the Dark Horse release of Katsuya Terada's The Monkey King vol. 2 was nominated for Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art). See what was selected after the jump.
During ast night's ceremony, the prestigious Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards honored Drawn & Quarterly's release of legendary manga author Shigeru Mizuki's Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths with its prize for Best U.S. Edition of International Material - Asia. More after the jump.
Every year ahead of San Diego Comic-Con, the Will Eisner Comic Industry nominees are announced and this year promises to be a big one for manga publishers, as titles from Vertical Inc., Viz Media and Fantagraphics are on the nominee shortlist for an award. Hit the jump for the titles that the comics industry at large will vote on this year.
Naoki Urasawa's 20th Century Boys has been honored with this year's award for "Best U.S. Edition of International Material - Asia" in North American comic industry's prestigious Eisner Awards. The series follows Kenji Endo, who abandoned his rock n' roll dreams to run the family liquor store, which he converted to a franchise convenience store and take care of his sister's abandoned daughter, only to find himself drawn into a mystery in which the games he played as a boy are apparently being used to try to take over the world. More after the jump.