Sunday, April 22, 2007

Picking Eisners

My picks. From those I've read.

Best Single Issue (or One-Shot)
Batman/The Spirit: Crime Convention, Jeph Loeb and Darwyn Cooke (DC)

Best Continuing Series
Tossup: All Star Superman, Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely (DC) or Monster,Naoki Urasawa (Viz)

Best Limited Series
Batman: Year 100, Paul Pope (DC)

Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books
Abandon the Old In Tokyo, Yoshihiro Tatsumi (Drawn & Quarterly)

Best U.S. Edition of International Material

A.L.I.E.E.E.N., Lewis Trondheim (First Second)

Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Japan
Naoki Urasawa’s Monster, Naoki Urasawa (Viz)

Best Writer
Grant Morrison, All Star Superman, Batman, 52, Seven Soldiers (DC)

Best Writer/Artist
Tossup: Gilbert Hernandez, Love and Rockets, New Tales of Old Palomar (Fantagraphics); Sloth (Vertigo/DC)
or Paul Pope, Batman: Year 100 (DC)

Best Writer/Artist—Humor

Lewis Trondheim, A.L.I.E.E.E.N. (First Second); Mr. I (NBM)

Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team
Steven McNiven/Dexter Vines, Civil War (Marvel)

Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art)
Ben Templesmith, Fell (Image); The Looking Glass Wars: Hatter M (Desperado/Image); Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse (IDW)

Best Cover Artist
Dave Johnson, 100 Bullets (Vertigo/DC);

Best Coloring
Chris Ware, Acme Novelty Library #17 (ACME Novelty)

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