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Eisner awards honor kid and teen titles

Brigid Alverson

The Eisner Awards were handed out last night at San Diego Comic-Con. Although quite a few kid- and teen-friendly comics were nominated, only a handful were winners. Here’s the lineup:

Best Short Story: "Murder He Wrote," by Ian Boothby, Nina Matsumoto, and Andrew Pepoy, 9780060825430 Eisner awards honor kid and teen titlesin The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror #14 (Bongo)

Best Continuing Series: All Star Superman, by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely (DC)

Best Publication for Kids: Tiny Titans, by Art Baltazar and Franco (DC)

Best Publication for Teens/Tweens: Coraline, by Neil Gaiman, adapted by P. Craig Russell (HarperCollins Children’s Books)

Best Graphic Album—New: Swallow Me Whole, by Nate Powell (Top Shelf)

Best Arch9780061170454 Eisner awards honor kid and teen titlesival Collection/Project—Strips: Little Nemo in Slumberland, Many More Splendid Sundays, by Winsor McCay (Sunday Press Books)

Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Japan: Dororo, by Osamu Tezuka (Vertical)

Best Painter/Multimedia Artist:  Jill Thompson, Magic Trixie,  Magic Trixie Sleeps Over (HarperCollins Children’s Books)

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Brigid Alverson About Brigid Alverson

Brigid Alverson, the editor of the Good Comics for Kids blog, has been reading comics since she was 4. She has an MFA in printmaking and has worked as a book editor and a newspaper reporter; now she is assistant to the mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts. In addition to editing GC4K, she writes about comics and graphic novels at MangaBlog, SLJTeen, Publishers Weekly Comics World, Comic Book Resources, MTV Geek, and Good E-Reader.com. Brigid is married to a physicist and has two daughters in college, which is why she writes so much. She was a judge for the 2012 Eisner Awards.

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