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The 2009 Will Eisner Award winners are:

Special Awards:
Will Eisner "Spirit of Comics" Retailer Award:
Tate's Comics, Fort Launderdale, Florida, USA
Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award: Denis Kitchen
Russ Manning Award for Most Promising Newcomer: Eleanor Davis
Bill Finger Award:for Excellence in Comic Book Writing John Broome, Frank Jacobs
Will Eisner Awards:
Best Short Story:
Murder He Wrote, by Ian Boothby, Nina Matsumoto, and Andrew Pepoy (Bongo)
Best Continuing Series: All Star Superman, by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely (DC)
Best Limited Series: Hellboy: The Crooked Man, by Mike Mignola and Richard Corben (Dark Horse)
Best New Series: Invincible Iron Man, by Matt Fraction and Salvador Larocca (Marvel)
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 Humor Publication: Herbie Archives, by Richard E. Hughes and Ogden Whitney (Dark Horse)
Best Anthology: Comic Book Tattoo: Narrative Art edited by Rantz Hoseley (Image)
Best Webcomic: Finder, by Carla Speed McNeil,
Best Reality-Based Work: What It Is, by Lynda Barry (Drawn & Quarterly)
Best Graphic Album--New: Swallow Me Whole, by Nate Powell (Top Shelf)
Best Graphic Album--Reprint: Hellboy Library Edition, by Mike Mignola (Dark Horse)
Best Archival Collection/Project--Strips: Little Nemo in Slumberland, Many More Splendid Sundays, by Winsor McCay (Sunday Press Books)
Best Archival Collection/Project--Comic Books: Creepy Archives, by various (Dark Horse)
Best U.S. Edition of International Material: The Last Musketeer, by Jason (Fantagraphics)
Best U.S. Edition of International Material--Japan: Dororo, by Osamu Tezuka (Vertical)
Best Writer: Bill Willingham, Fables, House of Mystery (Vertigo/DC)
Best Writer/Artist: Chris Ware, Acme Novelty Library (Acme)
Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team: Guy Davis, BPRD (Dark Horse)
Best Painter/Multimedia Artist: Jill Thompson, Magic Trixie, Magic Trixie Sleeps Over (HarperCollins Children's Books)
Best Cover Artist: James Jean, Fables (Vertigo/DC); The Umbrella Academy (Dark Horse)
Best Coloring: Dave Stewart, Abe Sapien: The Drowning, BPRD, The Goon, Hellboy, Solomon Kane, The Umbrella Academy (Dark Horse); Body Bags (Image); Captain America: White (Marvel)
Best Lettering: Chris Ware, Acme Novelty Library #19 (Acme)
Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism: Comic Book Resources, produced by Jonah Weiland (
Best Comics-Related Book: Kirby: King of Comics, by Mark Evanier (Abrams)
Best Publication Design: Hellboy Library Editions, designed by Cary Grazzini and Mike Mignola (Dark Horse)
Will Eisner Hall of Fame: Harold Gray, Graham Ingels, Matt Baker, Reed Crandall, Russ Heath, and Jerry Iger

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