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Join WatchPlayRead in congratulating the creators at Dark Horse who are nominated for 2014 Eisner Awards! From Dark Horse:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Comic-Con International has announced the nominations for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2014!

Dark Horse Comics has twelve category nominations and one shared nomination.

The nominees, chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges, reflect the wide range of material being published in comics and graphic novel form today, from children’s stories and World War II battles to high school angst and pulp fiction.

Named for acclaimed comics creator Will Eisner, the awards are in their twenty-sixth year of highlighting the best publications and creators in comics and graphic novels.

DARK HORSE EISNER AWARD NOMINEES 2014

Best Anthology
Dark Horse Presents, edited by Mike Richardson

Best Limited Series
The Black Beetle: No Way Out, by Francesco Francavilla
Colder, by Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra
47 Ronin, by Mike Richardson and Stan Sakai

Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 7)
Itty Bitty Hellboy, by Art Baltazar and Franco

Best Publication for Kids (ages 8-12)
The Adventures of Superhero Girl, by Faith Erin Hicks

Best Humor Publication
The Adventures of Superhero Girl, by Faith Erin Hicks

Best Reality-Based Work
The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, by Vivek J. Tiwary, Andrew C. Robinson, and Kyle Baker

Best Graphic Album—Reprint
The Creep, by John Arcudi and Jonathan Case

Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art)
Andrew C. Robinson, The Fifth Beatle

Best Coloring
Jordie Bellaire, The Massive

Dave Stewart, Abe Sapien, Baltimore: The Infernal Train, B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth, Conan the Barbarian, Hellboy in Hell, The Massive, The Shaolin Cowboy, Sledgehammer 44

Best Lettering
Carla Speed McNeil, Bad Houses, “Finder” in Dark Horse Presents

Voting for the awards is held online. All professionals in the comic book industry are eligible to vote. A downloadable PDF of the ballot will be available online shortly at EisnerVote.com. The results in all categories will be announced in a gala awards ceremony on the evening of Friday, July 25, at Comic-Con International.

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