CBLDF is offering signed books by Eisner-nominated creators, including The Art of Charlie Chan Hocke Chye signed by Sonny Liew, Wonder Woman: The True Amazon signed by Jill Thompson, Paper Girls signed by Cliff Chiang, Saga signed by Brian K. Vaughan, Batgirl signed by Hope Larson or Rafael Albuquerque, and many more! Keep reading for a complete list.
The 2017 Eisner Award nominees have been announced, and many of CBLDF’s longtime supporters are among the honorees! We’d like to congratulate all the nominees and spotlight some of the fantastic creators who have been kind enough to donate their signatures to us over the years. Support free speech and your favorite Eisner-nominated graphic novels and creators by donating today for these excellent signed books!
Congratulations Sonny Liew, who earned six nominations: Best Writer/Artist, Best Coloring, Best Lettering, Best Graphic Album — New, Best Publication Design, Best U.S. Edition of International Material — Asia!
Sonny Liew was nominated for The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, a phenomenal graphic novel detailing the life of fictional Singaporean artist Charlie Chan Hock Chye. This pseudo art book and biography examines the history of modern Singapore alongside the global history of comics in a beautiful, meticulously crafted hardcover. This delightful and innovative graphic novel is available from CBLDF signed and sketched by Sonny Liew during a rare visit to the U.S. — donate here to grab your copy today!
Congratulations Jill Thompson, nominated for Best Painter/Multimedia Artist, Best Graphic Album — New!
Jill Thompson is up for a couple of awards for her work on Wonder Woman: The True Amazon! This beautiful, fully-painted book delves into the growth and struggles of Amazon Princess Diana in her formative years. This hardcover collects the entire standalone series and comes signed by author and artist Jill Thompson! Don’t miss out on this excellent book — donate here!
Congratulations Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang, nominated for Best Continuing Series!
Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang are nominated as a team for their work on Paper Girls! Paper Girls won the Eisner last year for Best New Series, and Cliff Chiang also took home the award for Best Penciller/Inker for his work on the series. This excellent book tells the story of a group of paper girls whose morning route takes a decidedly supernatural turn. We’re currently offering Paper Girls Volume One TP signed by artist and long-time CBLDF supporter Cliff Chiang, as well as our CBLDF-exclusive Paper Girls pin set!
Brian K. Vaughan is also up for additional nominations: Best Writer and Best Continuing Series!
Saga has been nominated once again for Best Continuing Series! Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples took home the Eisner for Best Continuing Series in 2013, 2014, and 2015 for their work on what has quickly become a modern classic. Brian is also nominated for Best Writer for his work on Saga and Paper Girls! He also won the Eisner for this category in 2013 and 2014 for his work on Saga. If you haven’t picked up a copy yet, CBLDF is offering the deluxe hardcover edition of Saga volumes one and two — both signed by Brian K. Vaughan! Donate here to grab yours today!
Congratulations Hope Larson and Rafael Albuquerque, nominated for Best Publication for Teens!
Hope Larson and Rafael Albuquerque’s excellent work on Batgirl‘s Rebirth title has garnered them a nomination for Best Publication for Teens! Check out Batgirl’s international adventures in Batgirl: Beyond Burnside, and get hooked on this great series. CBLDF is offering this volume one trade paperback signed by either author Hope Larson or illustrator Rafael Albuquerque, and is available here!
Congratulations Charles Burns, nominated for Best Graphic Album — Reprint
Charles Burns has been nominated for his graphic novel Last Look, which reprints the gripping, mind-bending trilogy of X’ed Out, The Hive, and Sugar Skull in one complete volume. If you haven’t checked out this incredible series yet, grab one with a CBLDF-exclusive bookplate designed, signed, and numbered by Burns by donating here!
Congratulations Jeff Lemire, nominated for Best Writer!
Jeff Lemire has been nominated for best writer for his work on Plutona, Descender, and Bloodshot Reborn! CBLDF is offering the limited edition Plutona deluxe hardcover, signed by Lemire as well as artist Emi Lenox! Donate here to grab a copy before they’re gone!
Congratulations Brian Stelfreeze, nominated for Best Penciller/Inker!
Brian Stelfreeze has been nominated for Best Penciller/Inker for his work on Black Panther! Grab the first issue of this excellent series and check out Stelfreeze’s beautiful artwork for yourself — donate here to grab this CBLDF exclusive variant today!
Congratulations to all of the talented artists and illustrators that were nominated this year!
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