PRH Celebrates 2022 Eisner Nominees!

By Kat La Mantia | May 18 2022 | GeneralComicsGraphic NovelsMangaChildren'sYoung AdultPop Culture Prose

Comic-Con has announced the nominees for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2022! We’re proud to have so many titles and creators nominated this year for their work published in the calendar year of 2021.

Nominees this year range from classic comic staples like Superman Red & Blue to graphic history books like The Black Panther Party: A Graphic Novel History to memoir like Parenthesis to children’s books like The Legend of Auntie Po and The Science of Surfing: A Surfside Girls Guide to the Ocean. Browse our outstanding nominees below, and check out the full Eisner write up by clicking here. Winners will be presented at a ceremony on July 22.

Congrats and good luck to all the nominees!

Superman Red & Blue
978-1-77951-280-2
The Man of Steel Stars in DC's New Superman: Red & Blue anthology mini-series!  
$39.99 US
Dec 28, 2021
Hardcover
272 Pages
DC Comics

MARVEL'S VOICES: IDENTITY 1
75960620429800111
THE GREATEST ASIAN SUPER HEROES AND CREATORS RETURN! Just in time for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, comes a new spotlight on the best Asian super heroes in comics! Ms. Marvel! Shang-Chi! Wong! Mantis! Plus, more surprises to come from an amazing lineup of new and established AAPI creators!
$5.99 US
May 18, 2022
Comic Book
56 Pages
Marvel Universe

Nightwing: Fear State
978-1-77951-550-6
The New York Times bestselling Injustice team of Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo continue their acclaimed run on Nightwing with this second volume that ties-in with the BATMAN: FEAR STATE event! 
$24.99 US
Jun 21, 2022
Hardcover
152 Pages
DC Comics

BETA RAY BILL: ARGENT STAR TPB
9781302928124
The second-most famous wielder of Mjolnir! Beta Ray Bill is tired of life in Thor’s shadow — and with Bill’s own mighty hammer, Stormbreaker, recently destroyed at the thunder god’s hands, Bill finds himself at a crossroads. The Korbinite must strike out in search of his destiny — assuming he can first defeat a Knullified Fin Fang Foom! Bill begins a hunt for Odin in hopes of resurrecting his golden weapon — but Stormbreaker is never coming back. Nonetheless, there is one place where Beta Ray Bill could restore his full powers. The All-Father of Nothing offers the Korbinite a path to immortality — but at a price not even a god can afford! Who will join Bill on a dangerous and deadly cosmic quest? Collecting BETA RAY BILL #1-5.
$15.99 US
Dec 07, 2021
Paperback
128 Pages
Marvel Universe

Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow
978-1-77951-568-1
It’s Supergirl like you’ve never seen her before, in a character-defining sci-fi/fantasy masterpiece from Mister Miracle writer Tom King and Wonder Woman artist Bilquis Evely!
$19.99 US
Jul 26, 2022
Paperback
224 Pages
DC Comics

The Human Target Volume One
978-1-77951-670-1
Christopher Chance has 12 days to solve his own murder! Superstar writer Tom King and acclaimed artist Greg Smallwood team for a new, noir examination of a classic DC character!
$29.99 US
Sep 27, 2022
Hardcover
192 Pages
DC Comics

The Nice House on the Lake Vol. 1
978-1-77951-434-9
With Something Is Killing the Children and The Department of Truth, James Tynion IV has changed the face of horror in modern comics—now get ready for his most ambitious story yet, alongside his Detective Comics partner Álvaro Martínez Bueno! Eisner Award Winner 2022, Best New Series
$19.99 US
Mar 01, 2022
Paperback
200 Pages
DC Comics

Chibi Usagi: Attack of the Heebie Chibis
978-1-68405-790-0
The rich world of Usagi Yojimbo, now more accessible to readers of all ages in this chibi-style original graphic novel.
$12.99 US
Jun 29, 2021
Paperback
144 Pages
IDW Publishing
Age 9-12 years

I am Oprah Winfrey
978-0-593-40582-6
Deeply influential cultural icon Oprah Winfrey is the twenty-fifth hero in this New York Times bestselling picture book biography series.
$15.99 US
Oct 19, 2021
Hardcover
Rocky Pond Books
Age 5-9 years

Monster Friends
(A Graphic Novel)
978-1-9848-9682-7
Two friends: one big, one little. One old, one young. One grumpy, one cheerful. Both: MONSTERS! From the author of Crabapple Trouble comes a sweet and fun-filled chapter-book graphic novel, with a charming cast of adorable monsters.
$12.99 US
Jun 22, 2021
Hardcover
272 Pages
Random House Graphic
Age 4-8 years

Salt Magic
978-0-8234-4620-9
The epic, Eisner Award-winning graphic novel about a jealous witch, a withering curse, and one girl's journey to save her family-- no matter the cost.
$21.99 US
Oct 12, 2021
Hardcover
240 Pages
Margaret Ferguson Books
Age 10-14 years

Saving Sorya: Chang and the Sun Bear
978-0-593-35363-9
* "Nguyen’s heartfelt tale is perfect for animal-loving fans of Katherine Applegate’s The One and Only Ivan and Rosanne Parry’s A Wolf Called Wander."—School Library Journal, starred review An Eisner-nominated middle grade graphic novel adventure based on a true story, in which a young conservationist overcomes the odds to save and return a sun bear to its natural habitat.
$23.99 US
Sep 14, 2021
Hardcover
128 Pages
Dial Books
Age 8-12 years

The Science of Surfing: A Surfside Girls Guide to the Ocean
978-1-60309-494-8
Soon to be an Apple TV+ series!From biology to physics to ecology and beyond, the ocean is packed with science! Ride the waves of knowledge with Sam and Jade as they discover the amazing wonders of the sea, and have a blast doing it.
$9.99 US
Dec 14, 2021
Paperback
112 Pages
Top Shelf Productions
Age 9-12 years

The Legend of Auntie Po
978-0-525-55488-2
A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST Part historical fiction, part fable, and 100 percent adventure. Thirteen-year-old Mei reimagines the myths of Paul Bunyan as starring a Chinese heroine while she works in a Sierra Nevada logging camp in 1885.
$22.99 US
Jun 15, 2021
Hardcover
304 Pages
Kokila
Age 10-14 years

STRANGE ACADEMY: FIRST CLASS GN-TPB
9781302919504
Collects Strange Academy (2020) #1-6. The Marvel Universe's first school for sorcerers throws open its doors! The world has mysteriously changed in such an alarming way that Doctor Strange has finally done what he has avoided for decades and established an academy for the mystic arts! Young people from around the world with an aptitude for magic are brought together in New Orleans to study under Stephen Strange, Brother Voodoo, the Ancient One, the Scarlet Witch, Magik, Daimon Hellstrom and all your favorite Marvel mages. From mindful Mindless Ones to pan-dimensional games of tag, the Strange Academy is definitely living up to its name. But the students' first field trip lights a fuse that is going to blow up in a big way! School's in session - and it's going to be spellbinding!
$13.99 US
Feb 16, 2021
Paperback
160 Pages
Middle Grade Readers
Age 13 and up

The Black Panther Party
A Graphic Novel History
978-1-9848-5770-5
A bold and fascinating graphic novel history of the revolutionary Black Panther Party.
$19.99 US
Jan 19, 2021
Paperback
192 Pages
Ten Speed Press

Seek You
A Journey Through American Loneliness
978-1-5247-4806-7
From the acclaimed author of Imagine Wanting Only This--a timely and moving meditation on isolation and longing, both as individuals and as a society. One of Lit Hub's Most Anticipated Books of 2021
$30.00 US
Jul 13, 2021
Hardcover
352 Pages
Pantheon

Parenthesis
978-1-60309-481-8
A triumph of graphic memoir, Parenthesis narrates the author's experience with tumor-related epilepsy--losing herself, and finding herself again.
$19.99 US
Feb 09, 2021
Paperback
224 Pages
Top Shelf Productions

Ballad for Sophie
978-1-60309-498-6
A young journalist prompts a reclusive piano superstar to open up, resulting in this stunning graphic sonata exploring a lifetime of rivalry, regret, and redemption.
$24.99 US
Nov 02, 2021
Paperback
320 Pages
Top Shelf Productions

The Complete American Gods (Graphic Novel)
978-1-5067-2076-0
The complete American Gods comic series, adapted by comics legend P. Craig Russell from the award-winning novel by Neil Gaiman, in a deluxe, oversized collection with slipcase and ribbon.
$124.99 US
Oct 05, 2021
Hardcover
712 Pages
Dark Horse Books

Locke & Key: Keyhouse Compendium
978-1-68405-776-4
Now a Netflix original series! This new edition collects all six volumes of the critically acclaimed series into one massive compendium.
$125.00 US
Jul 20, 2021
Hardcover
976 Pages
IDW Publishing

The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys: California (Deluxe Edition)
978-1-5067-2599-4
A direct tie-in to the My Chemical Romance album Danger Days! 
$79.99 US
Dec 07, 2021
Hardcover
248 Pages
Dark Horse Books

Robo Sapiens: Tales of Tomorrow (Omnibus)
978-1-64827-598-2
In this Eisner-nominated science fiction saga, enter a world where artificial intelligence is thriving--and human culture is dying.
$19.99 US
Dec 07, 2021
Paperback
304 Pages
Seven Seas

Trots and Bonnie
978-1-68137-485-7
Written and illustrated by one of the National Lampoon's few female contributors and never before collected in America, these hilarious, raunchy, and groundbreaking cartoons depict the social upheavals of the late twentieth century through the escapades of a young girl and her dog.
$39.95 US
Apr 27, 2021
Hardcover
160 Pages
New York Review Comics

EC Covers Artist's Edition
978-1-68405-768-9
Here is your chance to collect some of the most iconic comic book covers by some of the greatest artists to ever pick up a pencil!
$150.00 US
Oct 05, 2021
Hardcover
160 Pages
IDW Artist's Editions

Steranko Nick Fury Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Artisan Edition
978-1-68405-863-1
Previously presented in the much-acclaimed Artist's Edition format, and winner of an Eisner Award, now you can appreciate this historic run of comics in the new Artisan Edition format.
$39.99 US
Sep 28, 2021
Paperback
184 Pages
IDW Artist's Editions

All of the Marvels
A Journey to the Ends of the Biggest Story Ever Told
978-0-7352-2216-8
The first-ever full reckoning with Marvel Comics’ interconnected, half-million-page story, a revelatory guide to the “epic of epics”—and to the past sixty years of American culture—from a beloved authority on the subject who read all 27,000+ Marvel superhero comics and lived to tell the tale 
$28.00 US
Oct 12, 2021
Hardcover
384 Pages
Penguin Press

True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee
978-0-593-13573-0
The definitive, revelatory biography of Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee, an artist and entrepreneur who reshaped global pop culture--at a steep personal cost.
$18.00 US
Mar 01, 2022
Paperback
432 Pages
Crown

Lore Olympus: Volume Two
978-0-593-16030-5
Scandalous gossip, wild parties, and forbidden love--the Greek tale of Hades and Persephone gets a romantic modern update in the gorgeously illustrated, Eisner Award-winning Lore Olympus, including a new short story!
$27.99 US
Jul 05, 2022
Hardcover
368 Pages
Random House Worlds