EISNER AWARDS 2017

Winner - Best Reality-Based Work
March Book Three
Recipients - John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
Winner - Best Anthology
Love is Love
Recipients - Sarah Gaydos
Winner - Best Coloring
Ragnarok
Recipients - Laura Martin

EISNER AWARDS 2016

Winner - Best Reality-Based Work
March Book Two
Recipients - Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
The second in a series that has garnered numerous prestigious awards and accolades, March Book Two won the 2016 Eisner Award for Best Reality-Based Work for its moving account of the Civil Rights Movement. IDW Publishing and Top Shelf are proud of this powerful graphic novel for educating and inspiring a new generation, and congratulate Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell for their incredible achievement.
Winner - Best Archival Collection/Project
Walt Kelly’s Fairy Tales
Recipients - Craig Yoe
Author, historian and archivist Craig Yoe collected the stunning comics work of Disney animator Walt Kelly in Walt Kelly’s Fairytales, and received the 2016 Eisner Award for Best Archival Collection/Project. IDW Publishing congratulates Craig on his win, and proudly presents this collection of amazing stories.
Winner - Best Coloring
The X-Files
Recipients - Jordie Bellaire
Providing color art for comic books from almost every major publisher, Jordie Bellaire is renowned as one of the best colorists in the field. IDW Publishing congratulates Jordie on her 2016 Eisner win for her sublime work, which includes a run on The X-Files.

EISNER AWARDS 2015

Winner - Best Limited Series
Little Nemo: Return To Slumberland
Recipients - Eric Shanower and Gabriel Rodriguez
Following in the tradition of Winsor McCay’s classic comic strip, Eric Shanower and Gabriel Rodriguez’s magical Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland won the 2015 Eisner Award for Best Limited Series. IDW Publishing congratulate Eric and Gabriel on their win, and for their worthy addition to one of comics’ oldest and most beloved series.
Winner - Best Archival Collection/Project
Steranko Nick Fury Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Artist’s Edition
Recipients - Scott Dunbier
In the 1960s Jim Steranko brought a new and exciting energy to comic books, and in 2015 IDW Special Projects Director Scott Dunbier won the Eisner Award for Best Archival Collection/Project for Jim Steranko’s Nick Fury Agent of SHIELD: Artist’s Edition—a collection of Steranko’s eye-popping original art. IDW Publishing congratulates Scott on the win, and is proud of his innovative work on the entire line of Artist’s Edition titles.
Winner - Best Comics-Related Book
Genius Animated: The Cartoon Art of Alex Toth
Recipients - Dean Mullaney and Bruce Canwell
The incredible animation career of a legendary artist is examined in Alex Toth: Genius, Animated: The Cartoon Art of Alex Toth, which won the 2015 Eisner Award for Best Comics-Related Book. Editors Dean Mullaney and Bruce Canwell have painstakingly researched and collected Toth’s work from his decades in the animation industry, and IDW is proud to present this stunning portrait of an artist’s life.

EISNER AWARDS 2014

Winner - Best Archival Collection/Project Comic Books
Will Eisner’s The Spirit Artist’s Edition
Recipients - Scott Dunbier
Will Eisner’s The Spirit began as a newspaper insert in 1940 and became one of comics’ enduring characters. Presenting Eisner’s early work in its original form, Will Eisner’s The Spirit: Artist’s Edition won the 2014 Eisner Award for Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books. IDW Publishing congratulates Editor Scott Dunbier, and proudly presents this seminal work by a legendary creator.
Winner - Best Comics-Related Book
Genius, Illustrated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth
Recipients - Dean Mullaney and Bruce Canwell
Widely regarded as one of the greatest comic book artists of all-time, Alex Toth’s illustrious career is the subject of Dean Mullaney and Bruce Canwell’s Genius, Illustrated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth. Featuring art and personal stories from Toth’s decades in comics and animation, this graphic biography won the 2014 Eisner Award for Best Comics-Related Book and Best Publication Design. IDW Publishing congratulate Dean and Bruce for this comprehensive memoir of a creative genius.
Winner - Best Publication Design
Tarzan: The Complete Russ Manning Newspaper Strips, Vol. 1
Recipients - Dean Mullaney
Russ Manning’s acclaimed run on the Tarzan newspaper strips has been collected in Tarzan: The Complete Russ Manning Newspaper Strips, Vol. 1: 1967 – 1969, and won the 2014 Eisner Award for Best Publication Design. IDW Publishing congratulates Editor/Designer Dean Mullaney for his win, and is proud to bring the adventures of a pop culture icon to a new generation.
Winner - Best Publication Design
Genius, Illustrated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth
Recipients - Dean Mullaney
Widely regarded as one of the greatest comic book artists of all-time, Alex Toth’s illustrious career is the subject of Dean Mullaney and Bruce Canwell’s Genius, Illustrated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth. Featuring art and personal stories from Toth’s decades in comics and animation, this graphic biography won the 2014 Eisner Award for Best Comics-Related Book and Best Publication Design. IDW Publishing congratulate Dean and Bruce for this comprehensive memoir of a creative genius.
Winner - Best Adaptation From Another Medium
Richard Stark’s Parker: Slayground
Recipients - Darwyn Cooke
Masterfully adapting the gritty action of Richard Stark’s classic crime novel, Darwyn Cooke won the 2014 Eisner Awards for Best Adaptation from Another Medium and Best Lettering for Richard Stark’s Parker: Slayground. Though he passed away in 2016, Darwyn leaves behind an incredible body of work that is sure to enthrall readers for generations to come.
Winner - Best Colorist
The X-Files: Season 10
Recipients - Jordie Bellaire
Providing color art for comic books from almost every major publisher, Jordie Bellaire is renowned as one of the best colorists in the field. IDW Publishing congratulates Jordie on her 2014 Eisner win for her sublime work, which includes a run on The X-Files.
Winner - Best Lettering
Richard Stark’s Parker: Slayground
Recipients - Darwyn Cooke
Masterfully adapting the gritty action of Richard Stark’s classic crime novel, Darwyn Cooke won the 2014 Eisner Awards for Best Adaptation from Another Medium and Best Lettering for Richard Stark’s Parker: Slayground. Though he passed away in 2016, Darwyn leaves behind an incredible body of work that is sure to enthrall readers for generations to come.

EISNER AWARDS 2013

Winner - Best Adaptation from Another Medium
Richard Stark’s Parker: The Score
Recipients - Darwyn Cooke
Applying his powerful visuals to Richard Stark’s gritty caper novel, Darwyn Cooke won the 2013 Eisner Award for Best Adaptation from Another Medium for Richard Stark’s Parker: The Score. Though he passed away in 2016, Darwyn leaves behind an incredible body of work that is sure to enthrall readers for generations to come.
Winner - Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books
David Mazzucchelli’s Daredevil Born Again: Artist’s Edition
Recipients - Scott Dunbier
One of the most important arcs in the character’s history, Daredevil: Born Again is presented in its original form in David Mazzucchelli’s Daredevil Born Again: Artist’s Edition. This beautiful presentation of the classic tale won the 2013 Eisner Award for Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books, and IDW Publishing congratulates Editor Scott Dunbier on the win.
Winner - Best Penciler/Inker
Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom
Recipients - Chris Samnee
Fan-favorite artist Chris Samnee was recognized for his visual storytelling prowess with the 2013 Eisner Award for Best Penciler/Inker. IDW Publishing congratulates Chris on the win, and proudly presents his fine work in Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom.

EISNER AWARDS 2012

Winner - Best Short Story
“The Seventh”
Recipients - Darwyn Cooke
Evoking the mood of film noir with his short adaptation of Richard Stark’s novel, Darwyn Cooke won the 2012 Eisner Award for Best Short Story. Though he passed away in 2016, Darwyn leaves behind an incredible body of work that is sure to enthrall readers for generations to come.
Winner - Best Graphic Album–Reprint
Richard Stark’s Parker: The Martini Edition
Recipients - Darwyn Cooke
Collecting several Richard Stark adaptations, Darwyn Cooke’s Richard Stark’s Parker: The Martini Edition won the 2012 Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album—Reprint. Though he passed away in 2016, Darwyn leaves behind an incredible body of work that is sure to enthrall readers for generations to come.
Winner - Best Archival Collection/Project–Comic Books
Walt Simonson’s The Mighty Thor Artist’s Edition
Recipients - Scott Dunbier
Featuring the first arc of Walt Simonson’s groundbreaking run and the first appearance of Beta Ray Bill, Walt Simonson’s The Mighty Thor Artist’s Edition won the 2012 Eisner Award for Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books. IDW Publishing congratulates Editor Scott Dunbier on the win, and proudly presents this epic tale in its original form.

EISNER AWARDS 2011

Winner - Best Archival Collection/Project–Strips
Archie: The Complete Daily Newspaper Strips, 1946–1948
Recipients - Greg Goldstein
Collecting Bob Montana’s original Archie strips, Archie: The Complete Daily Newspaper Strips HC, 1946–1948 won the 2011 Eisner Award for Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips. IDW Publishing congratulates editor Greg Goldstein, and proudly presents the hilarious hijinks of one of America’s favorite teenagers.
Winner - Best Archival Collection/Project–Comic Books
Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer Artist’s Edition
Recipients - Scott Dunbier
Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer brought pulp adventure into the modern era, and the character endures as one of the great comic book heroes. For the breathtaking presentation of Stevens’ original art in Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer: Artist’s Edition, editor Scott Dunbier won the 2011 Eisner Award for the Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books and designer Randall Dahlk won for Best Publication Design. IDW Publishing congratulates Scott and Randall on their wins, and is proud to offer this collection of stunning artwork.
Winner - Best Writer
Locke & Key
Recipients - Joe Hill
Creating one of the most unsettling and suspenseful haunted house stories of all-time, bestselling author Joe Hill won the 2011 Eisner Award for Best Writer for his remarkable work on Locke & Key with artist Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW Publishing congratulates Joe on the win, and proudly presents this epic series of supernatural horror.
Winner - Best Writer/Artist
Richard Stark’s Parker: The Outfit
Recipients - Darwyn Cooke
Masterfully adapting the noir stylings of Richard Stark’s classic crime novel, Darwyn Cooke won the 2011 Eisner Award for Best Writer/Artist for Richard Stark’s Parker: The Outfit. Though he passed away in 2016, Darwyn leaves behind an incredible body of work that is sure to enthrall readers for generations to come.
Winner - Best Publication Design
Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer Artist’s Edition
Recipients - Randall Dahlk
Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer brought pulp adventure into the modern era, and the character endures as one of the great comic book heroes. For the breathtaking presentation of Stevens’ original art in Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer: Artist’s Edition, editor Scott Dunbier won the 2011 Eisner Award for the Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books and designer Randall Dahlk won for Best Publication Design. IDW Publishing congratulates Scott and Randall on their wins, and is proud to offer this collection of stunning artwork.

EISNER AWARDS 2010

Winner - Best Adaptation from Another Work
Richard Stark’s Parker: The Hunter
Recipients - Darwyn Cooke
Perfectly matching the tone of Richard Stark’s noir novel with his bold artwork, Darwyn Cooke won the 2010 Eisner Award for Best Adaptation from Another Work for Richard Stark’s Parker: The Hunter. Though he passed away in 2016, Darwyn leaves behind an incredible body of work that is sure to enthrall readers for generations to come.
Winner - Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips
Bloom County: The Complete Library, vol. 1
Recipients - Berkeley Breathed, edited by Scott Dunbier
Collecting the early strips of the classic series, Bloom County: The Complete Library, Vol. 1 won the 2010 Eisner Award for Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips for Berkeley Breathed and editor Scott Dunbier. IDW Publishing congratulates Berkeley and Scott on the win, and is proud to offer the complete archives of a comic strip that changed the funny pages forever.
Winner - Best Archival Collection/Project–Comic Books
The Rocketeer: The Complete Adventures
Recipients - Dave Stevens, edited by Scott Dunbier
Collecting all of Dave Stevens’ original stories, The Rocketeer: The Complete Adventures won the 2010 Eisner Award for Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books. IDW Publishing is proud to present the Rocketeer’s first adventures in one remastered and re-colored book, which showcases Stevens’ work in all its lush, vibrant glory. Though he passed away in 2008, the characters he created and his beautiful artwork live on in the hearts of fans.

EISNER AWARDS 2008

Winner - Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Strips
Complete Terry and the Pirates, vol. 1
Recipients - Milton Caniff
Milton Caniff’s classic comic strip sees new life in this comprehensive collection of early material, which won the 2008 Eisner Award for Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips. The Complete Terry and The Pirates, Vol. 1 presents Caniff’s first two years of strips, showing the formation of the modern adventure archetype.

HARVEY AWARDS 2016

Winner - Best Graphic Album: Original
March Book Two
Recipients - IDW/Top Shelf
The second in a series that has garnered numerous prestigious awards and accolades, March Book Two won the 2016 Harvey Awards for Best Graphic Album: Original and Best Biographical, Historical, or Journalistic Presentation for its moving account of the Civil Rights Movement. IDW Publishing and Top Shelf are proud of this powerful graphic novel for educating and inspiring a new generation, and congratulate Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell for their incredible achievement.
Winner - Best American Edition of Foreign Material
Corto Maltese: Beyond The Windy Isles
Recipients - IDW/Top Shelf
The adventures of rugged sea captain Corto Maltese come to life in Corto Maltese: Beyond The Windy Isles, which won the 2016 Harvey Award for Best American Edition of Foreign Material. The second of twelve volumes collecting Hugo Pratt’s acclaimed work, this definitive edition presents the classic tales in English for the first time.
Winner - Best Biographical, Historical, or Journalistc Presentation
March Book Two
Recipients - IDW/Top Shelf
The second in a series that has garnered numerous prestigious awards and accolades, March Book Two won the 2016 Harvey Awards for Best Graphic Album: Original and Best Biographical, Historical, or Journalistic Presentation for its moving account of the Civil Rights Movement. IDW Publishing and Top Shelf are proud of this powerful graphic novel for educating and inspiring a new generation, and congratulate Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell for their incredible achievement.

HARVEY AWARDS 2015

Winner - Best Domestic Reprint Project
STERANKO NICK FURY AGENT OF S.H.I.E.L.D. ARTIST’S EDITION
Recipients - Scott Dunbier
In the 1960s Jim Steranko brought a new and exciting energy to comic books, and in 2015 IDW Special Projects Director Scott Dunbier won the Harvey Award for Best Domestic Reprint Project for Jim Steranko’s Nick Fury Agent of SHIELD: Artist’s Edition—a collection of Steranko’s eye-popping original art. IDW Publishing congratulates Scott on the win, and is proud of his innovative work on the entire line of Artist’s Edition titles.

HARVEY AWARDS 2013

Winner - Best Domestic Reprint Project
David Mazzucchelli’s Daredevil Born Again: Artist’s Edition
Recipients - Scott Dunbier
One of the most important arcs in the character’s history, Daredevil: Born Again is presented in its original form in David Mazzucchelli’s Daredevil Born Again: Artist’s Edition. This beautiful presentation of the classic tale won the 2013 Harvey Award for Best Domestic Reprint Project, and IDW Publishing congratulates editor Scott Dunbier on the win.
Winner - Best Graphic Album of Original Work
Richard Stark’s Parker: The Score
Recipients - Darwyn Cooke
Applying his powerful visuals to Richard Stark’s gritty caper novel, Darwyn Cooke won the 2013 Harvey Award for Best Graphic Album or Original Work for Richard Stark’s Parker: The Score. Though he passed away in 2016, Darwyn leaves behind an incredible body of work that is sure to enthrall readers for generations to come.

HARVEY AWARDS 2012

Winner - Best Domestic Reprint Project
Walt Simonson’s The Mighty Thor, Artist’s Edition
Recipients - Scott Dunbier
Featuring the first arc of Walt Simonson’s groundbreaking run and the first appearance of Beta Ray Bill, Walt Simonson’s The Mighty Thor Artist’s Edition won the 2012 Harvey Awards for Best Domestic Reprint Project and Special Award for Excellence in Production/Presentation. IDW Publishing congratulates editor Scott Dunbier on the win, and proudly presents this epic tale in its original form.
Winner - Special Award for Excellence in Production/Presentation
2012 Walt Simonson’s The Mighty Thor: Artist’s Edition
Recipients - Scott Dunbier
Featuring the first arc of Walt Simonson’s groundbreaking run and the first appearance of Beta Ray Bill, Walt Simonson’s The Mighty Thor Artist’s Edition won the 2012 Harvey Awards for Best Domestic Reprint Project and Special Award for Excellence in Production/Presentation. IDW Publishing congratulates editor Scott Dunbier on the win, and proudly presents this epic tale in its original form.

HARVEY AWARDS 2011

Winner - Best Artist or Penciller
Richard Stark’s Parker: The Outfit
Recipients - Darwyn Cooke
Masterfully adapting the noir stylings of Richard Stark’s classic crime novel, Darwyn Cooke won the 2011 Harvey Awards for Best Artist or Penciller and Best Cartoonist for Richard Stark’s Parker: The Outfit. Though he passed away in 2016, Darwyn leaves behind an incredible body of work that is sure to enthrall readers for generations to come.
Winner - Best Domestic Reprint Project
Dave Stevens’ Rocketeer: Artist’s Edition
Recipients - Designed by Randall Dahlk; Edited by Scott Dunbier
Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer brought pulp adventure into the modern era, and the character endures as one of the great comic book heroes. For the breathtaking presentation of Stevens’ original art in Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer: Artist’s Edition, editor Scott Dunbier and designer Randall Dahlk won the 2011 Harvey Awards for Best Domestic Reprint Project and Special Award for Excellence in Production/Presentation. IDW Publishing congratulates Scott and Randall on their wins, and is proud to offer this collection of stunning artwork.
Winner - Special Award for Excellence in Production/Presentation
Dave Stevens’ Rocketeer: Artist’s Edition
Recipients - Designed by Randall Dahlk; Edited by Scott Dunbier
Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer brought pulp adventure into the modern era, and the character endures as one of the great comic book heroes. For the breathtaking presentation of Stevens’ original art in Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer: Artist’s Edition, editor Scott Dunbier and designer Randall Dahlk won the 2011 Harvey Awards for Best Domestic Reprint Project and Special Award for Excellence in Production/Presentation. IDW Publishing congratulates Scott and Randall on their wins, and is proud to offer this collection of stunning artwork.
Winner - Best Cartoonist (Writer/Artist)
Richard Stark’s Parker: The Outfit
Recipients - Darwyn Cooke
Masterfully adapting the noir stylings of Richard Stark’s classic crime novel, Darwyn Cooke won the 2011 Harvey Awards for Best Artist or Penciller and Best Cartoonist for Richard Stark’s Parker: The Outfit. Though he passed away in 2016, Darwyn leaves behind an incredible body of work that is sure to enthrall readers for generations to come.

HARVEY AWARDS 2010

Winner - Best Domestic Reprint Project
Dave Stevens’The Rocketeer: The Complete Adventures
Recipients - Scott Dunbier
Collecting all of Dave Stevens’ original stories, The Rocketeer: The Complete Adventures won the 2010 Harvey Awards for Best Domestic Reprint Project and Special Award for Excellence in Production/Presentation. IDW Publishing is proud to present the Rocketeer’s first adventures in one remastered and re-colored book, which showcases Stevens’ work in all its lush, vibrant glory. Though he passed away in 2008, the characters he created and his beautiful artwork live on in the hearts of fans.
Winner - Special Award for Excellence in Production/Presentation
Dave Stevens’The Rocketeer: The Complete Adventures
Recipients - Scott Dunbier
Collecting all of Dave Stevens’ original stories, The Rocketeer: The Complete Adventures won the 2010 Harvey Awards for Best Domestic Reprint Project and Special Award for Excellence in Production/Presentation. IDW Publishing is proud to present the Rocketeer’s first adventures in one remastered and re-colored book, which showcases Stevens’ work in all its lush, vibrant glory. Though he passed away in 2008, the characters he created and his beautiful artwork live on in the hearts of fans.
Winner - Best Cartoonist (Writer/Artist)
Richard Stark’s Parker: The Hunter
Recipients - Darwyn Cooke
Perfectly matching the tone of Richard Stark’s noir novel with his bold artwork, Darwyn Cooke won the 2010 Harvey Award for Best Cartoonist (Writer/Artist) for Richard Stark’s Parker: The Hunter. Though he passed away in 2016, Darwyn leaves behind an incredible body of work that is sure to enthrall readers for generations to come.

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