SDCC 2022 Eisner Award Winners

The Eisner Awards were handed out Friday night at the San Diego Comic Con.

Below are a select few with categories and winners in bold.

Best Short Story
“Funeral in Foam,” by Casey Gilly and Raina Telgemeier, in You Died: An Anthology of the Afterlife (Iron Circus)
“Generations,” by Daniel Warren Johnson, in Superman: Red & Blue #5 (DC)
“I Wanna Be a Slob,” by Michael Kamison and Steven Arnold, in Too Tough to Die (Birdcage Bottom Books)
“Tap, Tap, Tap,” by Larry O’Neil and Jorge Fornés, in Green Arrow 80th Anniversary (DC)
“Trickster, Traitor, Dummy, Doll,” by Triple Dream (Mel Hilario, Katie Longua, and Lauren Davis), in The Nib Vol 9: Secrets (The Nib)


Best Humor Publication
Bubble, by Jordan Morris, Sarah Morgan, and Tony Cliff (First Second/Macmillan)
Cyclopedia Exotica, by Aminder Dhaliwal (Drawn & Quarterly)
Not All Robots, by Mark Russell and Mike Deodato Jr. (AWA Upshot)
The Scumbag, by Rick Remender and various (Image)
Thirsty Mermaids, by Kat Leyh (Gallery 13/Simon and Schuster)
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead, by Haro Aso and Kotaro Takata, translation by Nova Skipper (VIZ Media)


Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips (at least 20 years old)
Friday Foster: The Sunday Strips, by Jim Lawrence and Jorge Longarón, edited by Christopher Marlon, Rich Young, and Kevin Ketner (Ablaze)
Popeye: The E.C. Segar Sundays, vol. 1 by E.C. Segar, edited by Gary Groth and Conrad Groth (Fantagraphics)
Trots and Bonnie, by Shary Flenniken, edited by Norman Hathaway (New York Review Comics)
The Way of Zen, adapted and illustrated by C. C. Tsai, translated by Brian Bruya (Princeton University Press)


Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books (at least 20 Years Old)
EC Covers Artist’s Edition, edited by Scott Dunbier (IDW)
Farewell, Brindavoine, by Tardi, translation by Jenna Allen, edited by Conrad Groth (Fantagraphics)
Marvel Comics Library: Spider-Man vol. 1: 1962–1964, by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, edited by Steve Korté (TASCHEN)
Spain Rodriguez: My Life and Times, vol. 3, edited by Patrick Rosenkranz (Fantagraphics)
Steranko Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Artisan Edition, edited by Scott Dunbier (IDW)
Uncle Scrooge: “Island in the Sky,” by Carl Barks, edited by J. Michael Catron (Fantagraphics)


Best Comics-Related Book
All of the Marvels, by Douglas Wolk (Penguin Press)
The Art of Thai Comics: A Century of Strips and Stripes, by Nicolas Verstappen (River Books)
Fantastic Four No. 1: Panel by Panel, by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Chip Kidd, and Geoff Spear (Abrams ComicArts)
Old Gods & New: A Companion to Jack Kirby’s Fourth World, by John Morrow, with Jon B. Cooke (TwoMorrows)
True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee, by Abraham Riesman (Crown)


Best Academic/Scholarly Work
Comics and the Origins of Manga: A Revisionist History, by Eike Exner (Rutgers University Press)
The Life and Comics of Howard Cruse: Taking Risks in the Service of Truth, by Andrew J. Kunka (Rutgers University Press)
Mysterious Travelers: Steve?Ditko?and the Search for a New Liberal Identity,by Zack Kruse ?(University Press of Mississippi)
Pulp Empire: The Secret History of Comics Imperialism, by Paul S. Hirsch (University of Chicago Press)
Rebirth of the English Comic Strip: A Kaleidoscope, 1847–1870, by David?Kunzle? (University Press of Mississippi)


Best Webcomic
Batman: Wayne Family Adventures, by CRC Payne and StarBrite (DC/WEBTOON)
Isle of Elsi, by Alec Longstreth
Lore Olympus, by Rachel Smythe (WEBTOON)
Navillera: Like a Butterfly, by Hun and Jimmy, translation by Kristianna Lee (Tapas Medie/Kakao Entertainment)
Unmasked, by Breri and Nuitt (WebToon Factory/Europe Comics)


Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism
Alter Ego, edited by Roy Thomas (TwoMorrows)
The Columbus Scribbler, edited by Brian Canini, Jack Wallace, and Steve Steiner,
Fanbase Press, edited by Barbra Dillon,, edited by Tucker Stone and Joe McCulloch (Fantagraphics), edited by Wendy Browne and Nola Pfau (WWAC)


The Comics Beat (where we cribbed our selections) has the full list of winners.