Six Comics Field Veterans Make Up Nomination Committee
SAN DIEGO -- Comic-Con International (Comic-Con) is proud
to announce that the judging panel has been named for the 2012 Will
Eisner Comic Industry Awards. This blue-ribbon committee will select the
nominations to appear on the Eisner Awards ballot. This year's judges
are: Brigid Alverson comics journalist and reviewer; Calum Johnston, the owner of Strange Adventures: Comix & Curiosities, in Nova Scotia; Jesse Karp, school librarian, teacher, reviewer and author; Larry Marder, comics industry veteran; Ben Saunders, professor, curator and author; and Mary Sturhann, secretary on the Board of Directors of Comic-Con International.
The judges will meet in San Diego in late March to select the nominees that will be placed on the Eisner Awards ballot. The nominees will then be voted on by professionals in the comic book industry, and the results will be announced in a gala awards ceremony on Friday, July 13 at Comic-Con in San Diego.