Monday, July 27, 2020

Monday's Headlines | Winners of the 2020 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Pt. 1

The winners of the 32nd annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards have been announced via a video presentation, with the creators of the original graphic novel (OGN) Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me taking home the most awards this year.

Here is a complete list of this year's winners in each category. The nominees can be found here:

'Best Short Story': 'Hot Comb,' by Ebony Flowers, in Hot Comb (Drawn & Quarterly)

'Best Single Issue/One-Shot': Our Favorite Thing Is My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, by Emil Ferris (Fantagraphics)

'Best Continuing Series': Bitter Root, by David Walker, Chuck Brown, and Sanford Greene (Image)

'Best Limited Series': Little Bird by Darcy Van Poelgeest andIan Bertram (Image)

'Best New Series': Invisible Kingdom, by G. Willow Wilson and Christian Ward (Berger Books/Dark Horse)

'Best Publication for Early Readers': Comics: Easy as ABC, by Ivan Brunetti (TOON)

'Best Publication for Kids': Guts, by Raina Telgemeier (Scholastic Graphix)

'Best Publication for Teens': Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me, by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O'Connell (First Second/Macmillan)

'Best Humor Publication': The Way of the Househusband, vol. 1, by Kousuke Oono, translation by Sheldon Drzka (VIZ Media)

'Best Anthology': Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival, edited by Diane Noomin (Abrams)

'Best Reality-Based Work': They Called Us Enemy, by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, and Harmony Becker (Top Shelf)

'Best Graphic Album—New': Are You Listening? by Tillie Walden (First Second/Macmillan)

'Best Graphic Album—Reprint': LaGuardia, by Nnedi Okorafor and Tana Ford (Berger Books/Dark Horse)

'Best Adaptation from Another Medium': Snow, Glass, Apples, by Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran (Dark Horse Books)

'Best U.S. Edition of International Material': The House, by Paco Roca, translation by Andrea Rosenberg (Fantagraphics)

'Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia': A tie with Cats of the Louvre, by Taiyo Matsumoto, translation by Michael Arias (Viz Media); and Witch Hat Atelier, by Kamome Shirahama, translation by Stephen Kohler (Kodansha)

'Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips': Krazy Kat: The Complete Color Sundays, by George Herriman, edited by Alexander Braun (Taschen)

'Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books': Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo: The Complete Grasscutter Artist Select, by Stan Sakai, edited by Scott Dunbier (IDW)