Will Eisner Hall of Fame
Get Will Eisner Hall of Fame essential facts below. View Videos or join the Will Eisner Hall of Fame discussion. Add Will Eisner Hall of Fame to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Will Eisner Hall of Fame

The following is a list of winners of the Eisner Award, sorted by category.

The Eisner Awards have been presented since 1988, but there were no Eisner Awards in 1990 due to balloting mix-ups.[1] The awards ceremony has been held at San Diego Comic-Con since 1991.


Best Writer

Best Writer/Artist

Best Writer/Artist: Drama

Best Writer/Artist: Humor

Best Writer/Artist: Nonfiction

Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art)

Best Artist/Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team

Best Art Team

Best Colorist/Coloring

Best Letterer/Lettering

Best Cover Artist

Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition

Special Recognition

Best Editor


Best Single Issue/Single Story

Best Single Issue/One-Shot

Best Short Story

Best Serialized Story

Best Black-and-White Series

  • 1988 Concrete, by Paul Chadwick (Dark Horse)
  • 1989 Concrete, by Paul Chadwick (Dark Horse)
  • 1991 Xenozoic Tales, by Mark Schultz (Kitchen Sink)

Best Continuing Series

Best Finite Series/Limited Series

Best Limited Series or Story Arc

Best New Series

Best Title for Younger Readers/Best Comics Publication for a Younger Audience

Best Publication for Kids

Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8)

Best Publication for Kids (ages 9-12)

Best Publication for Teens (ages 13-17)

Best Publication for Young Adults (ages 12-17)

Best Anthology

Best Digital Comic/Webcomic

Best Webcomic

  • 2017 Bird Boy, by Anne Szabla (bird-boy.com)
  • 2018 The Tea Dragon Society, by Katie O'Neill (teadragonsociety.com)
  • 2019 The Contradictions, by Sophie Yanow (thecontradictions.com)

Best Digital Comic

Best Reality-Based Work

Best Graphic Album

Best Graphic Album: New

Best Graphic Album: Reprint

Best Archival Collection/Project

Best Archival Collection/Project -- Comic Strips (at least 20 years old)

Best Archival Collection/Project -- Strips (at least 20 years old)

Best Archival Collection/Project -- Comic Books

Best Humor Publication

Best Adaptation from Another Work

Best U.S. Edition of International Material

Best U.S. Edition of International Material -- Japan

Best U.S. Edition of International Material -- Asia

Best Comic Strip Collection

  • 1992 Calvin and Hobbes: The Revenge of the Baby-Sat by Bill Watterson (Andrews and McMeel)
  • 1993 Calvin and Hobbes: Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer Monster Snow Goons by Bill Watterson (Andrews and McMeel)

Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism

In 2001, the judging panel chose to drop Best Comics-Related Periodical from the ballot;[7] the category was restored in 2002.

Best Academic/Scholarly Work

  • 2012 (tie)
    • Cartooning: Philosophy & Practice, by Ivan Brunetti (Yale University Press)
    • Hand of Fire: The Comics Art of Jack Kirby, by Charles Hatfield (University Press of Mississippi)
  • 2013 Lynda Barry: Girlhood Through the Looking Glass, by Susan E. Kirtley (University Press of Mississippi)
  • 2014 Black Comics: The Politics of Race and Representation, edited by Sheena C. Howard and Ronald L. Jackson II (Bloomsbury)
  • 2015 Graphic Details: Jewish Women's Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews, edited by Sarah Lightman (McFarland)
  • 2016 The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Black Identity in Comics and Sequential Art, edited by Frances Gateward and John Jennings (Rutgers)
  • 2017 Superwomen: Gender, Power, and Representation, by Carolyn Cocca (Bloomsbury)
  • 2018 Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics, by Frederick Luis Aldama (University of Arizona Press)
  • 2019 Sweet Little C*nt: The Graphic Work of Julie Doucet, by Anne Elizabeth Moore (Uncivilized Books)

Best Comics-Related Book

Best Comics-Related Publication (Periodical or Book)

  • 2003 B. Krigstein, vol. 1, by Greg Sadowski (Fantagraphics)

Best Comics-Related Product/Item

  • 1992 Sandman statue, by Randy Bowen (DC)
  • 1994 Death Statue, by Chris Bachalo, et al. (DC)
  • 1995 Sandman Arabian Nights statue, designed by P. Craig Russell and sculpted by Randy Bowen (DC/Graphitti Designs)
  • 1996 Comic strip stamps (U.S. Postal Service)
  • 1997 Hellboy bust, Randy Bowen (Bowen Designs)
  • 1998 Acme Novelty Library display stand, designed by Chris Ware (Fantagraphics)
  • 1999 Sandman Pocketwatch, designed by Kris Ruotolo (DC/Vertigo)
  • 2000 Lunch boxes: Milk & Cheese, Sin City, Bettie Page, Hellboy, Groo (Dark Horse)
  • 2002 Dark Horse classic comic characters statuettes, sculpted by Yoe Studio (Dark Horse)

Best Comics-Related Sculpted Figures

  • 1999 Hellboy statue, sculpted by Randy Bowen, produced by Bowen Designs

Best Publication Design

Special awards

Spirit of Comics Retailer Award

  • 2005 Night Flight Comics, Mimi Cruz and Alan Carroll (Salt Lake City, UT)
  • 2006 Zeus Comics, Richard Neal (Dallas, TX)
  • 2007 Earth-2 Comics, Carr D'Angelo and Jud Meyers (Sherman Oaks, CA)
  • 2008 Brave New World, Atom! and Portlyn Freeman (Newhall, CA)
  • 2009 Tate's Comics, Tate and Amanda Ottati (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
  • 2010 Vault of Midnight, Curtis Sullivan and Steve Fodale (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • 2011 Comics & Vegetables, Yuval Sharon and Danny Amitai (Tel Aviv, Israel)[9]
  • 2012
  • 2013 Challengers Comics and Conversation, Patrick Brower and W. Dal Bush (Chicago, IL)
  • 2014
    • All Star Comics, Troy Varker and Mitchell Davies (Melbourne, Australia)
    • Legend Comics & Coffee, David DeMarco, Jason Dasenbrock, and Wendy Pivonka (Omaha, NE)
  • 2015 Packrat Comics, Jamie Colegrove and Teresa Colegrove (Hilliard, OH)
  • 2016 Orbital Comics, Karl Asaa, Damian Keeng and James Wilson (London, UK)
  • 2017 Comicazi, Robert Howard, David Lockwood, Michael Burke (Somerville, MA)
  • 2018 Norma Comics, Rafa Martinez (Barcelona, Spain)
  • 2019 La Revisteria Comics, Alejandro Gonzalez (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award

The Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame


See also


  1. ^ "Eisners Cancelled," The Comics Journal #137 (Sept. 1990), p. 16.
  2. ^ SDCC: Here Are The Complete 2017 Eisner Award Winners Retrieved July 24, 2017
  3. ^ 2018 EISNER AWARDS Winners (Full List) Retrieved July 21, 2018
  4. ^ When the Darkness Presses 2014
  5. ^ A Life in Comics Summer 2017
  6. ^ Blake, Corey (2013-08-28). "25 Years of the Eisner Awards". Comic Book Resources.
  7. ^ Archive of "2001 Eisner Award nominee comics," The Will Eisner Comic Industry Award, MarsImport. Original site. Retrieved August 16, 2008.
  8. ^ Dinkelspiel, Frances (December 17, 2010). "Comic Relief struggles after founder's death". Berkeleyside. Retrieved 2011.
  9. ^ "The amazing adventures of Sharon & Amitai".
  10. ^ "Eisner Awards Current Info". Comic-Con International. 17 December 2018.
  11. ^ "Will Eisner Hall of Fame". San Diego Comic-Con International. Archived from the original on July 7, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  12. ^ "2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Winners". comic-con.org. San Diego: San Diego Comic-Con International. 2010. Archived from the original on August 13, 2010. Retrieved 2017.
  13. ^ "Dirks, Lucey Chosen for Eisner Hall of Fame". comic-con.org. San Diego Comic-Con International. 2012. Archived from the original on May 24, 2012. Retrieved 2017.
  14. ^ "Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Winners 2012". comic-con.org. San Diego: San Diego Comic-Con International. 2012. Archived from the original on July 17, 2012. Retrieved 2017.
  15. ^ "Hasen, Moldoff, Evans Chosen for Eisner Hall of Fame". San Diego Comic-Con International. 2014. Archived from the original on March 13, 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  16. ^ "Eisner Awards Hall of Fame Nominees Announced" (Press release). San Diego Comic-Con International via ComicBookResources.com. February 12, 2014. Archived from the original on February 14, 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  17. ^ Cavna, Michael (July 23, 2016). "Comic-Con: 'Overjoyed' Rep. John Lewis wins 'the Oscar of comics' for his civil rights memoir (+ winners' list)". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2017.

External links

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.



Music Scenes