2020 Eisner Awards

The 2020 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards were announced at Comic-Con@Home online on July 26, 2020. Winners of SF/F interest include:

Best Continuing Series

  • Bitter Root, David Walker, Chuck Brown & Sanford Greene (Image)

Best Limited Series

  • Little Bird, Darcy Van Poelgeest & Ian Bertram (Image)

Best New Series

Best Graphic Album—Reprint

  • LaGuardia, Nnedi Okorafor & Tana Ford (Berger Books/Dark Horse)

Best Adaptation from Another Medium

Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia (tie)

Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books

  • Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo: The Complete Grasscutter Artist Select, Stan Sakai, edited by Scott Dunbier (IDW)

Best Writer

Best Painter/Digital Artist 

Best Cover Artist (for multiple covers)

Best Coloring

  • Dave Stewart for Black Hammer, B.P.R.D.: The Devil You Know, Hellboy and the BPRD (Dark Horse); Gideon Falls (Image); Silver Surfer Black, Spider-Man (Marvel)

Best Lettering

  • Stan Sakai for Usagi Yojimbo (IDW)

Best Digital Comic

  • Afterlift, Chip Zdarsky & Jason Loo (comiXology Originals)

Eisner Hall of Fame Inductees

Judges’ Choices

  • Nell Brinkley
  • E. Simms Campbell

Voted in

  • Alison Bechdel
  • Howard Cruse
  • Louise Simonson
  • Stan Sakai
  • Don and Maggie Thompson
  • Bill Watterson

For more information, and the complete list of winners, see the Comic-Con website.


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