Official Press Release
San Diego, CA (July 20, 2013) – The 2013 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards have just concluded and IDW is honored to be the recipient of 3 awards from the industry’s prestigious ceremony. All 9 nominations IDW received highlighted the publisher’s diverse line, and the winner’s exemplified IDW’s commitment to the high standards that the Eisner awards celebrate.
Earning his fifth Eisner with IDW, Darwyn Cooke received the award Best Adaptation From Another Medium, an award that was re-introduced this year, for his knockout graphic novel, Parker: The Score. The critical hit was Cooke’s third volume in the Parker series, adapted from Richard Stark’s original novel, of the same name. His other adaptations, The Hunter and The Outfit, were both Eisner award winners as well.
For his stylish and thematic art that flew off the page of Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom, Chris Samnee won his first Eisner award! Acclaimed across the board, the ace artist won for Best Penciller/Inker.
Congratulations to all the nominees and winners and thanks to the judges at this year’s Eisner awards, see you next year!