Comic-Con International announced the nominations for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards for 2014. The nominees, chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges, reflect the wide range of material being published in comics and graphic novel today - from history (real and imagined) to science fiction to memoir.  
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 Alison Bechdel announced 
   as the presenter of the 
2014 Will Eisner Spring Lecture
The Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont has announced that Alison Bechdel will present the 2014 Will Eisner Spring Lecture at Dartmouth College. 

Will Eisner Week 2014

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Celebrate Sequential Art, Graphic Novels, 
and Free Speech! 


Comic-Con International has announced that the Eisner Awards judges have selected three individuals to automatically be inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame for 2014. These inductees are Golden Age artists Irwin Hasen, Sheldon Moldoff and Orrin C. Evans
The judges have also chosen 14 nominees from which voters will select 4 to be inducted in the Hall of Fame this summer. These nominees are Gus Arriola, Howard Cruse, Philippe Druillet, Rube Goldberg, Fred Kida, Hayao Miyazaki, TarpĂ© Mills, Alan Moore, Francoise Mouly, Dennis O'Neil, Antonio Prohias, Rumiko Takahashi, George Tuska, and Bernie Wrightson. 
More information at the Comic-Con Website

News & Resources

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2014 Will Eisner Week Events 

Graphic Novel Grants

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             Hey Librarians!
You Missed the Feb 7th Deadline! 

The Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries have found a permanent home with the American Library Association. The 2014 grants will be presented in June at the ALA Annual Conference. 

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Will Eisner in the news...

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New York Public Library Readers Den: 

Week 1-The Contract With God Trilogy



For this month's Reader's Den, we'll be hosting a four week online book discussion of Will Eisner's The Contract With God Trilogy: Life on Dropsie Avenue.... 


and James Vance's Presentation 

at Ohio State University: 

Will Eisner, Writer 

This is the talk I gave during the academic conference at the recent Billy Ireland Museum opening festival, part of a panel celebrating the 35th anniversary of the publication of A Contract with God...

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Cartoon Library & Museum

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Don't Miss the
2013 Festival of Cartoon Art and
Grand Opening of the Billy Ireland
Cartoon Library and Museum
November 14th to 17th
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

Will Eisner: From The Spirit to the Graphic Novel

At the Belgium Comic Strip Center 


The Belgian Comic Strip Center's aims are twofold: to promote the comic strip as a valuable cultural medium and to maintain the architectural masterpiece which it is housed in. 
Exhibition Open Until 02 Mar 2014
Every Day, except Mondays, 10 AM to 6 PM 
Rue des Sables 20, 1000 Brussels
Tel.: + 32 (0)2 219 19 80
Watch Scott McCloud speak about the Exhibition during his visit to the Belgium Comic Strip Center. 

Spirit/Rocketeer #2

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The Rocketeer / Spirit #2 
From IDW 
Mark Waid! / Wallace! / Wiacek!
At your local Comic Book Shop