The online voting facility for this year’s Eisner Awards are now open and you can vote online for your favourites from the nominees, which are listed in full on the Will Eisner Awards web site.
British creators nominated include Nick Abadzis for his book, Laika (nominated for Best Publication for Teens and Best Reality-Based Work); Garth Ennis for The Boys, drawn by Darick Robertson (Best Continuing Series) and Bryan Talbot for Alice in Sunderland (Best Painter or Multimedia Artist – interior art).
If you think you aren’t eligible, remember that anyone connected with the worldwide comics industry can vote. The final deadline is 13th June.
Support the home team(s)!
• Vote at: www.eisnervote.com You’ll need to register, but this only takes a moment, as does voting.
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.