Book News: Eisner Awards 2019

This year’s Eisner Awards, the premier awards in the graphic novel and comics industry, were announced this week at San Diego Comic-Con. Several Young Adult titles garnered recognition. Jen Wang was honored in two categories for The Prince and the Dressmaker (having already taken home “The Harvey Award” for her work last fall), while the ongoing series Giant Days by John Allison also took home multiple awards.

Check out the YA winners below, or view a full listing of all the winners at the Comic-Con website.

Best Continuing Series
Giant Days by John Allison, Max Sarin, and Julia Madrigal

Best Publication for Kids (ages 9–12)
The Divided Earth by Faith Erin Hicks

Best Publication for Teens (ages 13–17)
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang


Best Humor Publication
Giant Days by John Allison, Max Sarin, and Julia Madrigal

Best U.S. Edition of International Material
Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World by Pénélope Bagieu

Best Writer/Artist

Jen Wang for The Prince and the Dressmaker

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