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IMAGE CREATORS HONORED WITH FIVE EISNER AWARDS & RUSS MANNING AWARD LAST NIGHT

PORTLAND, Ore. 07/23/2022 — Image Comics congratulates all the winners of last night’s Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards and thanks the Eisner committee, Eisner judges, comics readers, retailers, media, librarians, and members of the industry for the ongoing support of creator-owned comics.

Bitter Root, by Chuck Brown, David F. Walker, and Sanford Greene, was honored with the “Best Continuing Series” award while Pornsak Pichetshote and Alexandre Tefenkgi’s The Good Asian landed the “Best Limited Series” award.

Sana Takeda was recognized for her work on Monstress with the “Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art)” award and Matt Wilson, of such series as Undiscovered Country and Fire Power, won in the “Best Coloring” category.

James Tynion IV of The Department of Truth took home the "Best Writer" award.

The Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award went to Luana Vecchio of Bolero and the forthcoming series Lovesick.

The Will Eisner Comic Industry awards are voted on by comics industry members and the awards ceremony is held in conjunction with San Diego Comic-Con International every year.