Comic-Con International announced the nominees for the 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards and the critically acclaimed Archaia title, Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand, has come away with five nominations!
Adapted by artist Ramón K. Pérez from an unproduced screenplay written by Jim Henson and Jerry Juhl, Tale of Sand has been nominated for Best Graphic Album-New, Best Penciller/Inker (Ramón K. Pérez), Best Coloring (Ian Herring and Ramón K. Pérez), Best Lettering (Deron Bennett), and Best Publication Design (Eric Skillman).
Voting will open in mid-April to comics professionals, graphic novel librarians, and comic shop owners, and the winners will be announced at a gala awards ceremony held at Comic-Con International in San Diego on Friday, July 13.
Congratulations to the entire Tale of Sand team!
To see this year’s other Eisner Award nominees, visit this link.