Canadians win at the 2017 Eisners

eisner-awards1Last night in San Diego, the annual Will Eisner Awards were presented and a number of Canadians took home or shared many of the top prizes.

Big winner of the night was Fiona Staples, who continues to win accolades for the ongoing image Comics series Saga (artist, cover artist, best continuing series).

Best Short Story – “Good Boy” by Tom King and David Finch in Batman Annual #1

Best Continuing Series – Saga, by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Saga_36-1Best Limited Series – The Vision by Tom King and Gabriel Walta, covers by Mike Del Mundo and Marco D’Alfonso

Best New Series – Black Hammer by Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston

Best Publication for Teens (13-17) – The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl by Ryan North and Erica Henderson

Best Humor Publication – Jughead by Chip Zdarsky, Erica Henderson and Derek Charm

Best Anthology – Love is Love (included the work of many Canadian creators)

Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team – Fiona Staples, Saga

Best Cover Artist (for multiple covers) – Fiona Staples, Saga