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Barbara, 20th Century Boys, NonNonBa, Thermae Romae Get Eisner Nods

posted on 2013-04-16 15:53 EDT
Katsuya Terada also nominated for The Monkey King manga

The 2013 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards panel of judges has announced its nominees for the best works in the comic book industry on Tuesday. Katsuya Terada was nominated for Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art) for The Monkey King volume 2, released by Dark Horse Comics.

Four manga titles are vying for the Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia award:

Barbara
By Osamu Tezuka
Digital Manga Inc.

20th Century Boys
By Naoki Urasawa
Viz Media

NonNonBâ
By Shigeru Mizuki
Drawn and Quarterly

Thermae Romae
By Mari Yamazaki
Yen Press


The four series are up against Li Kunwu and P. Ôtié's A Chinese Life graphic novel.

Yen Press also received a nomination for Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 7) for Sara Richard's Kitty & Dino graphic novel.

The results in all categories will be announced in a gala awards ceremony on the evening of Friday, July 19 at Comic-Con International in San Diego.

[Via The Comics Journal]

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