Dark Horse Comics has received a total of 12 nominations (6 shared) in nine categories for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2016. Jamie S. Rich and Joëlle Jones’ Lady Killer led the way with four nominations.

The nominees were chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges and reflect the wide range of material being published in comics and graphic novels. The awards are named for comics ceator Will Eisner. This will be their 28th year highlighting the best publications and creators in comics and graphic novels.

The Dark Horse nominees are as follows:

Best Limited Series

  • Lady Killer by Joëlle Jones and Jamie S. Rich

Best New Series

  • Harrow County by Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook

Best Graphic Album-New

    >Nanjing: The Burning City by Ethan Young

Best Adaptation from Another Medium

  • Two Brothers by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá

Best Archival Collection/Project-Comic Books

  • P. Craig Russell’s Murder Mystery and Other Stories Gallery Edition edited by Daniel Chabon

Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team

  • Joëlle Jones, Lady Killer (Dark Horse); Brides of Helheim (Oni)

Best Cover Artist

  • Rafael Albuquerque, Ei8ht (Dark Horse); Huck (Image)
  • Joëlle Jones, Lady Killer (Dark Horse); Brides of Helheim (Oni)

Best Coloring

  • Laura Allred, Lady Killer (Dark Horse); Silver Surfer (Marvel); Art OPS (Vertigo/DC)
  • Jordie Bellaire, The Massive (Dark Horse); The Autumnlands, Injection, Plutona, Pretty Deadly, The Surface, They’re Not Like Us, Zero (Image); The X-Files (IDW); Magneto, Vision (Marvel)
  • Dave Stewart, Abe Sapien, BPRD Hell on Earth, Fight Club 2, Frankenstein Underground, Hellboy in Hell, Hellboy and the BPRD (Dark Horse); Sandman: Overture, Twilight Children (Vertigo/DC); Captain America: White (Marvel); Space Dumplins (Scholastic Graphix)

Best Lettering

  • Steve Dutro, Blood-C, Midnight Society, Plants vs Zombies