Nominations for the 2019 Eisner Awards!

The nominees for the 2019 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards have just been announced, and many of our clients are nominated in the graphic novel categories:

MONK! by Moroccan author Youssef Daoudi (First Second)Mise en page 1 is nominated for an Eisner Award in the category Best Reality-Based Work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IS THIS GUY FOR REAL cover

 

 

 

Nominated in the same category is Box Brown’s IS THIS GUY FOR REAL? THE UNBELIEVABLE ANDY KAUFMAN (First Second).

 

 

 

 

In the category Best Adaptation from Another Medium is SPEAK, TSPEAKHE GRAPHIC NOVEL by Laurie Halse Anderson and Emily Carroll (Farrar Straus Giroux).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTEMPERIE

Another nominee for Best Adaptation from Another Medium is OUT IN THE OPEN (the English-language edition of  INTEMPERIE from Planeta Comic) by Jesus Carrasco and Javi Rey, translated by Lawrence Schimel (SelfMade Hero).

 

 

 

 

 

Jen Wang is nominated in two categories (!) for THE PRINCE AND THE DRESSMAKER (First Second): Best Writer/Artist and as a Best Publication for Teens (ages 13-17).

THE PRINCE AND THE DRESSMAKER

 

(The French edition already won Best Graphic Novel for Kids at the 2019 Angoulême Comics festival in January.)

 

 

 

 

ALL SUMMER LONG by Hope Larson (Farrar Straus Giroux) is also nominated in the Best Publication for Teens (ages 13-17).

ALL SUMMER LONG

Two more First Second titles are nominated in the Best Publication for Kids (ages 9-12) category:BE PREPARED

 

 

 

 

BE PREPARED by Vera Brosgol (whose ANYA’S GHOST previously won an Eisner)

 

and

NAMELESS CITY 3

 

 

 

THE DIVIDED EARTH (Volume 3 of the Nameless City trilogy) by Faith Erin Hicks.

 

 

 

And, finally, there are two more First Second titles nominated for Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8):

PETER AND ERNESTO: A TALE OF TWO SLOTHS by Graham AnnablePETER & ERNESTO - A TALE OF TWO SLOTHS

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                            and

TIGER VS. NIGHTMARE by Emily Tetri. TIGER VS NIGHTMARE

 

The winners will be announced at San Diego Comicon in July.

We are SO very proud of all our talented clients and their fantastic books!

 

 

 

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