2021 Eisner Award Winners

The 2021 Eisner Award winners are revealed! The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards are bestowed for creative achievement in the industry. Eisner Awards started in 1988 and are announced at the San Diego Comic-Con every year. 2021 saw some mainstay names and newcomers take the lead. Here are some of the big winners.

Best Continuing Series

Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai

Usagi Yojimbo #1 – 2019 Reboot

Best Single Issue

Sports Is Hell by Ben Passmore

Sports in Hell

Best Limited Series

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen by Matt Fraction

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen

Best New Series

Black Widow by Kelly Thompson and Elena Casagrande

Black Widow

Best Short Story

When the Menopausal Carnival Comes to Town by Mimi Pond

Meno Pause: A Comic Treatment

Best Publication for Early Readers

Our Little Kitchen by Jillian Tamaki

Our Little Kitchen

Best Publication for Kids

Superman Smashes the Klan by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru

Superman Smashes the Klan

Best Publication for Teens

Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang

Dragon Hoops

Best Writer

James Tynion IVSomething Is Killing the Children, Wynd, Batman, The Department of Truth 

Batman #86

Best Cover Artist

Peach MomokoBuffy the Vampire Slayer #19, Something Is Killing the Children #12, Power Rangers #1 

Power Ranger #1

Best Webcomic

Crisis Zone by Simon Hanselmann

We’ll be discussing some of the winners on the next Geek Freaks News. Join us!

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