A celebration of the best comics in the industry, the 2020 Eisner Awards have just been announced. From the official website, “Comic-Con is proud to announce the nominations for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2020. The nominees are for works published between January 1 and December 31, 2019 and were chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges.
Once again, this year’s nominees in 31 categories reflect the wide range of material being published in the U.S. today in comics and graphic novel media, representing over 170 print and online titles from more than 60 publishers and produced by creators from all over the world.”
Some standouts from the list include Bitter Root, Hot Comb, Naomi, LaGuardia, and EC Comics: Race, Shock, and Social Protest. Naomi and Bitter Root were featured on BlackSci-Fi.com’s Best Comics of 2019 list here.
Check out an interview with the Bitter Root team courtesy of YouTube channel, NerdSoul, and see the full list of nominees here.