Eisner Award Nominees announced

The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards announced their 2009 Nominees today for work published in 2008.

Canadian cousins Mariko and Jillian Tamaki have been nominated for four categories (Best Publication for Tweens, Best Graphic Album – New, Mariko for Best Writer, Jillian for Best Artist) for Skim, published by Groundwood Books.

Other Canadians nominated: Niko Henrichon (part of the Fables team for Best Continuing Series), Michel Rabagliati (the D+Q translation of Paul Goes Fishing, Best Graphic Album – New), and Joe Infurnari (along with Alexis Sottile for Vs., Best Digital Comic).

To see the full list of nominees for all categories follow the link: http://www.newsarama.com/comics/040907-Eisner-2009-Noms.html

Congratulations to all of the nominees!