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ARCHAIA SCORES NINE EISNER AWARD NOMINATIONS

Archaia is very proud to announce that several graphic novels we published in the past year have earned nine nominations in the 2011 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards!

Named for acclaimed comics creator the Will Eisner, the awards are in their 23rd year of highlighting the best publications and creators in comics and graphic novels.

The nominations are:

Best Publication for Teens
Return of the Dapper Men, by Jim McCann and Janet Lee

Best Anthology
Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard, edited by Paul Morrissey and David Petersen

Best Graphic Album-New
Return of the Dapper Men, by Jim McCann and Janet Lee

Best Graphic Album-Reprint
Tumor, by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Noel Tuazon

Best U.S. Edition of International Material
The Killer: Modus Vivendi, by Matz and Luc Jacamon

Best Writer
Jim McCann, Return of the Dapper Men

Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art)
Janet Lee, Return of the Dapper Men

Best Cover Artist
David Petersen, Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard

Best Publication Design
Return of the Dapper Men, designed by Todd Klein

Ballots with this year’s nominees will be going out in mid-April to comics creators, editors, publishers, and retailers. The results in all categories will be announced in a gala awards ceremony on the evening of Friday, July 22 at Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif.

Congratulations to all our nominees!