The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, often referred to simply as “the Eisners,” are the most prestigious recognition one can receive in the comic book field. Named in honor of comic book pioneer Will Eisner, creator of The Spirit and the individual who is also often given credit for popularizing the term "graphic novel," the Eisners are an annual occurrence in the industry, spanning over two dozen categories and culminating with an award presentation taking place at the San Diego Comic-Con International convention in July.
Given that the nominations for the 2018 Eisners were officially announced in April, Fanbase Press will be using the "Countdown to the Eisners" series to highlight the individual categories and nominees. Readers following along with our 30 days of coverage will have the opportunity to learn more about every one of this year’s 31 categories, as well as becoming more familiar with each of the talented and impressive nominees.
We hope that our readers will continue to join us on the road to the 2018 Eisner Awards as we celebrate the sequential art medium and the dedicated individuals who make it as phenomenal as it is. Please visit Fanbase Press on June 4th for the first entry in our 30 days of Eisners coverage or follow the hashtag #FPSDCC to follow our Eisner-related content on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Furthermore, interested readers will want to note that, for its third consecutive year, Fanbase Press will be live-tweeting the 2018 Eisner Award Ceremony from the Hilton Bayfront Hotel at San Diego Comic-Con on the evening of Friday, July 20th, and we will provide live updates and announcement of each winner through the Fanbase Press Twitter (@Fanbase_Press), Facebook, and Instagram (@fanbasepress) accounts. If you cannot attend the event yourself, follow along remotely and join us via social media for the biggest night in comics!
For more of Fanbase Press' 2018 Eisner Award Coverage thus far, please check out the links below:
The Importance of the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards
Eisner Awards Coverage 2018: The Nominations Have Been Announced!
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