SDCC 2011: Dark Horse Eisner Winners!

Official Press Release

DARK HORSE COMICS EISNER WINNERS!

CONGRATS TO MIKE MIGNOLA, RICHARD CORBEN,

 DAVE STEWART & JUANJO GUARNIDO!

July 27, MILWAUKIE, OR— The Eisner Awards took place on Friday night of Comic Con International.  These prestigious awards honor the best of the best within the comics world. With the madness of San Diego Comic-Con behind us, Dark Horse Comics looks forward to an amazing fall publishing schedule ahead. But first, we’d like to congratulate our Eisner Award winners!

Best Single Issue (or One-Shot):Hellboy: Double Feature of Evil, by Mike Mignola and Richard Corben

Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (Interior Art):
Juanjo Guarnido, Blacksad

Best Cover Artist:
Mike Mignola, Hellboy, Baltimore: The Plague Ships

Best Coloring:
Dave Stewart, Hellboy, B.P.R.D., Baltimore, Let Me In (Dark Horse); Detective Comics (DC); Neil Young’s Greendale, Daytripper, Joe the Barbarian (Vertigo/DC)

The Eisner Awards are part of, and underwritten by, Comic-Con International, a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to creating awareness of and appreciation for comics and related popular art forms, primarily through the presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contributions of comics to art and culture.

Well done, boys! Well done!

About Dark Horse Comics

Since 1986, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. The company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent like Frank Miller, Mike Mignola, Neil Gaiman, Gerard Way, and comics legend Will Eisner, Dark Horse has developed such successful characters as the Mask, Timecop, and SpyBoy. Additionally, its highly successful line of comics and products based on popular properties includes Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Buffy the Vampire SlayerAliens, ConanEmily the Strange, Tim Burton, Trigun, Serenity, and Domo. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic-book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading publishers of licensed comics material.