DARK HORSE WINS FOUR EISNER AWARDS PLUS ONE SHARED
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—This year at the 2015 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, Dark Horse Comics was honored with awards for Best Single Issue, Best U.S. Edition of International Material, Best Writer, Best Coloring, and Best Lettering.
Dark Horse was awarded the largest number of Eisners in 2015, with four wins plus one shared.
Best Single Issue (or One-Shot): Beasts of Burden: Hunters and Gatherers by Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson
Best U.S. Edition of International Material: Blacksad: Amarillo by Juan Díaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido
Best Writer: Gene Luen Yang, Avatar: The Last Airbender (Dark Horse), The Shadow Hero (First Second)
Best Coloring: Dave Stewart, Hellboy in Hell, B.P.R.D., Abe Sapien, Baltimore, Lobster Johnson, Witchfinder, The Shaolin Cowboy, Aliens: Fire and Stone, Dark Horse Presents
Best Lettering: Stan Sakai, Usagi Yojimbo: Senso, Usagi Yojimbo Color Special: The Artist
Congratulations to all the Eisner winners and nominees for 2015!
About Dark Horse
Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. The company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Frank Miller, Mike Mignola, Neil Gaiman, Brian Wood, Gerard Way, Felicia Day, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Neal Adams, and Jim Steranko, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, Timecop, and SpyBoy. Its successful line of comics and products based on popular properties includes Mass Effect, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, EVE Online, Halo, Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Domo. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading publishers of both creator-owned content and licensed comics material.