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Sheridan alum among 2019 Will Eisner Award winners

Jul 22, 2019
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Three Sheridan alumni took home hardware from the 2019 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards.

Named for acclaimed comics creator Will Eisner, the awards celebrate the best publications and creators in comic and graphic novels. The winners were announced at a gala awards ceremony on July 19 at the San Diego Comic Convention, an annual non-profit entertainment and comic convention.

The Sheridan grads who won awards include:

  • Jeff Lemire (Advanced Illustration ’05), who took home the award for Best New Series for Gideon Falls.
  • Chip Zdarsky’s (Illustration ’96) Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #310 won the award for Best Single Issue/One Shot.
  • In the category of Best Publication for Kids (ages 9 – 12), Faith Erin Hicks (Animation ’04) for The Divided Earth.
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