Eisner Retailer Award Current Info

Congratulations to the 2022 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award Winner!

2022 Finalists: Blackbird Comics and Coffeehouse, Books with Pictures, Cape & Cowl, Comic Bug, and Pulp 716

 


 

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Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award 2022 Participants

Here are the twenty five participating stores for this year’s Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award!
 

ALLEYCAT COMICS, AMAZING STORIES, BLACKBIRD COMICS & COFFEEHOUSE, BOOKS WITH PICTURES, and CAPE AND COWL logos
AlleyCat Comics
Nick & Selene Idell, Chicago, IL
Amazing Stories
Jeff & Donalda Kocur, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Blackbird Comics & Coffeehouse
Candice & David Craig, Maitland, FL
Books with Pictures
Katie Pryde, Portland, OR
Cape And Cowl
Eitan Manhoff, Oakland, CA

THE COMIC BUG, COMIC QUEST, CRUSH COMICS, DRAWN TO COMICS, and FAMOUS FACES AND FUNNIES logos
The Comic Bug
Jun Goeku, Manhattan Beach, CA
Comic Quest
Don Allen, Lake Forest, CA
Crush Comics
Josh & Andrea Hunter, Castro Valley, CA
Drawn to Comics
Ken and Susan Brown, Glendale, AZ
Famous Faces And Funnies
Rick Shea, West Melbourne, FL

GOTHAM CENTRAL COMICS & COLLECTIBLES, ILLUSIVE COMICS & GAMES, INFINITE REALITIES COMICS, JESSE JAMES COMICS, and KINGPIN BOOKS logos
Gotham Central Comics & Collectibles
Carlos Camara, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Illusive Comics & Games
Anna Warren, Santa Clara, CA
Infinite Realities Comics
Chris Brennaman, Tucker, GA
Jesse James Comics
Jesse James Criscone, Glendale, AZ
Kingpin Books
Mario Freitas, Lisbon, Portugal

Metahumans Comics, OK Comics, Librairie Planete Bd, Pulp 716: Coffee & Comics, and Rogue City Comics logos
Metahumans Comics
Ruben Najera, El Centro, CA
OK Comics
Jared Myland, Leeds, West  Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Librairie Planete BD
Francois Mayeux, Montreal, Quebec, Candaa
Pulp 716: Coffee & Comics
Amy & Jay Berent, North Tonawanda, NY
Rogue City Comics
Steven & Jami Ronda, Medford, OR

Space Cadets Collection Collection, Telegraph Art & Comics, Ultimate Comics, Zeppelin Comics, and Zia Comics logos
Space Cadets Collection Collection
Jen King, Conroe, TX
Telegraph Art & Comics
David Murray & Kate deNeveu, Charlottesville, VA
Ultimate Comics
Siena Fallon & Alan Gill, Raleigh, NC
Zeppelin Comics
Natasha & Dan Curtis, Benicia, CA
Zia Comics
Troy Stegner, Las Cruces, NM


 

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)