'Eisner Award 2011' winners announced
Published Jul 24 2011, 13:40 BST | By Tom Ayres
The 2011 Eisner Award winners were announced during a ceremony on Friday evening at Comic-Con International in San Diego.
John Layman and Rob Guillory's off-beat comedy Chew
won 'Best Continuing Series' for Image Comics.
IDW landed two prestigious awards as Joe Hill was named 'Best Writer' for his metaseries Locke & Key
, and both Darwyn Cooke and Richard Stark were presented with the 'Best Writer/Artist' award for The Outfit
On the DC Comics
front, critically-acclaimed Vertigo series American Vampire
, by Scott Snyder, Stephen King and Rafael Albuquerque, won 'Best New Series', Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá's Daytripper
landed the award for 'Best Limited Series', and Art Baltazar and Franco's Tiny Titans
scored 'Best Publication for Kids'.
Marvel Comics' The Marvelous Land of Oz
won the publisher two awards in the form of 'Best Adaptation from Another Work' for creators Eric Shanower and Skottie Young, while Young was also presented with the prize for 'Best Penciller/Inker Team'.
Greg Rucka and Michael Lark's 'Post Mortem' story in I Am An Avenger
#2 also received an Eisner Award for 'Best Short Story'.Hellboy
creator Mike Mignola
had a successful evening after being presented with the 'Best Single Issue' award for Hellboy: Double Feature of Evil
alongside Richard Corben, as well as 'Best Cover Artist' for his work on several Dark Horse titles.
Karl Kerschl picked up the prize for 'Best Digital Comic' for Abominable Charles Christopher
, while Archaia's Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard
was named 'Best Anthology'.
Jim McCann and Janet Lee's Return of the Dapper Men
won 'Best New Graphic Album' and Mark Chiarello's Wednesday Comics
won 'Best Reprinted Graphic Album'.