Valiant’s FAITH & BLOODSHOT REBORN Nominated for 2017 Eisner Awards
Valiant is proud to announce that two of its most critically acclaimed series – FAITH and BLOODSHOT REBORN – have been selected as nominees for the 2017 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, one of the most prestigious honors given in the comics industry.
FAITH, by breakout writer Jody Houser and stratospheric artists Pere Perez and Marguerite Sauvage has received a nomination for “Best New Series”, while BLOODSHOT REBORN and New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire has received a nomination for “Best Writer.” Valiant Entertainment is honored to be considered in these categories.
Consistently ranked as two of the top-reviewed comics titles in the industry, FAITH and BLOODSHOT REBORN have captured the attention and praise of numerous major press outlets, and have gone through multiple sold-out printings. Additionally, both series have been recognized in several “Best Of” lists in the past year.
The winners of the 2017 Eisner Awards will be announced on Friday, July 21st at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego, CA.
Named for acclaimed comics creator Will Eisner, the awards are celebrating their 29th year of highlighting the best publications and creators in comics and graphic novels. The 2017 Eisner Awards judging panel consists of Comic-Con International board member Alan Campbell, reviewer/critic Rob Clough, comics retailer Jamie Newbold (Southern California Comics, San Diego), comics scholar Robert Moses Peaslee (Texas Tech University), librarian Dawn Rutherford (Sno-Isle Libraries, Washington State), and comics writer/columnist Martha Thomases (ComicMix.com).