Eisner Retailer Award Current Info


 

Winner: Laughing Ogre

Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award Winner 2021

The Laughing Ogre
Chris Lloyd • Columbus, Ohio

Special Thanks to Our 2021 Judges
  • Henry Barajas • Latinx author and comic book professional. Writer of La Voz de M.A.Y.O. Tata Rambo & Helm Greycastle - Director of Operations & direct market outreach coordinator Top Cow Productions
  • Ryan Benjamin • Professional artist for 27 years with Marvel, DC, Image and many other entertainment companies. He is also a self published artist of a variety of books including the Eisner nominated comic, Brothers Bond
  • Kyle Kreamer • Diamond Comic Distributors, Manager in the Retailer Services Department
  • Sergio López • Owner Nostromo Cómics, Seville, Spain, 2020 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award winner
  • Jeff Smith • Author and illustrator of the best-selling BONE, RASL and TUKI graphic novels
Award Facilitator
  • Joe Ferrara • Owner, Atlantis Fantasyworld, Santa Cruz, CA (1996 Spirit Award Winner)

 

Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award 2021 Finalists

The judges have spoken … here are the five finalists for this year’s Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award! For a complete list of all 16 nominees, please scroll down.

Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award 2021 Finalists


 

Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award 2021 Nominees

 

All-Star Comics
Norman McFarland, Oklahoma City, OK
Amazing Stories
Jeff & Donna Kocur, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
BAMF Comics and Coffee
Candice Falkner-Craig & David Craig, and Lorenzo Garcia, Maitland, FL
Brian’s Comics
Brian & Jennifer Christensen, Petaluma, CA

Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award 2021 Nominees

 

The Comic Bug
Jun Goeku, Manhattan Beach, CA
Comic Quest
Kelly & Don Allen, Lake Forest, CA
Famous Faces & Funnies
Richard Shea, West Melbourne, FL
Farpoint Toys & Collectibles
Penelope Pappas & Justin Daniels, Mays Landing, NJ

Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award 2021 Nominees

 

Heroes Comics
Dave Allread, Fresno, CA
Kingpin Books
Mário Freitas, Lisbon, Portugal
The Laughing Ogre
Chris Lloyd, Columbus, OH
Now Or Never Comics
Aaron Trites, San Diego, CA

Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award 2021 Nominees

 

Red Planet Books & Comics
Lee Francis IV, Aaron Cuffee III, Albuquerque, NM
Rogue City Comics
Steve and Jami Ronda, Medford, OR
Space Cadets Collection Collection
Jen King, Oak Ridge North, TX
Torpedo Comics
John Dolmayan, Las Vegas, NV
Zeppelin Comics
Natasha & Dan Curtis, Benicia, CA

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