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2012 EISNER AWARDS: Spotlighting four new nominees

(used by permission ART SPIEGELMAN)


Comic Riffs has spotlighted some of the creators who were nominated yesterday for 2012 Eisner Awards, to be handed out in July at San Diego Comic-Con. Here are their stories:

ART SPIEGELMAN: “MetaMaus” — The Pain of Creative Return

CRAIG THOMPSON: “Habibi” -- An Illustrated Review

G.B. TRAN: “Vietnamerica” — Mining cultures for a compelling narrative

JOSH NEUFELD: Drawing lines in the sand of “Bahrain”

(used by permission JOSH NEUFELD / Cartoon Movement)

(A page from Craig Thompson’s “HABIBI” (used by permission))

(A page from G.B. Tran’s “VIETNAMERICA” (used by permission))
Writer/artist/visual storyteller Michael Cavna is creator of the "Comic Riffs" column and graphic-novel reviewer for The Post's Book World. He relishes sharp-eyed satire in most any form.


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