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Awards Tue Jul 23 2013

Chicago Connection, Notable Winners of 2013 Eisner Awards

eisner25.jpgThe San Diego Comic-Con International celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards this weekend. The annual awards showcase achievements in the comic industry. Winners were announced at a gala ceremony this past Friday, July 19. Chicago was well represented in the list of notable winners.

Chris Ware won Best Graphic Album New, Best Writer/Artist, Best Lettering and Best Publication Design for his massive work Building Stories. Jeffrey Brown took home Best Humor Publication for his book Darth Vader and Son.

And for their work in the community, local comic book shop Challengers Comics + Conversation took home a Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award.

Congrats to our local winners on all your hard work.

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