Global publisher Humanoids announced that it has received four total nominations in the 2023 Will Eisner Awards, honoring the best in the comic book industry.
This includes three nominations for releases in their critically acclaimed imprints Humanoids and Life Drawn, along with one shared nomination in 2023.
The full list of nominated comics and talent are below:
- Best U.S. Edition of International Material: Tiki: A Very Ruff Year, by David Azencot and Fred Leclerc, translation by Nanette McGuinness
- Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books: The Deluxe Gimenez: The Fourth Power & The Starr Conspiracy, by Juan Gimenez, edited by Alex Donoghue and Bruno Lecigne
- Best Coloring: Dave McCaig, The Incal: Psychoverse
- Best Writer: Mark Russell, The Incal: Psychoverse (Humanoids); Traveling to Mars (Ablaze), One-Star Squadron, Superman: Space Age (DC)
“Founded by legendary comics creators Mœbius, Druillet, and Dionnet in 1974, HUMANOIDS has a long legacy of supporting artists and creators in their pursuit of creative passions,” said Fabrice Giger, CEO, Humanoids.“ Therefore, it is a great honor to have the comic book creators we work with and their dedication to their craft recognized by the Eisner Awards, and we wish all the best to all the nominees this year.”
About Will Eisner Awards
The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards are presented under the auspices of Comic-Con International, a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to creating awareness of and appreciation for comics and related popular artforms, primarily through the presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contributions of comics to art and culture.
The Deluxe Gimenez: The Fourth Power & The Starr Conspiracy
A special edition collecting the great works of The Metabarons co-creator, Juan Gimenez, an artist with a limitless imagination.
This collection includes two works. The first, the elegant space opera THE FOURTH POWER, is about the odyssey of star soldier Exether Mega who—through a series of heavy encounters—discovers she’s at the center of a complex, secret experiment to create the ultimate weapon of war. The second work is the wild, intergalactic romp THE STARR CONSPIRACY which follows an aspiring young journalist on a wild goose chase to uncover the conspiratorial scoop of the century!
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