The Shadow Hero was nominated for an Eisner in the Best Publication for Teens category!
Gene meanwhile is also in the running for Best Writer for his work on the book and Avatar!
Full list of nominees here 🙂
So apparently this is happening:
Part of a wider DC revamp:
Not so much news I’ve been sitting on, as news I was only semi-vaguely-aware of :p
With the Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye wrapping up this month or so too, it’s going to be a madhouse.
There’ll be a 2-page Green Turtle comic by Gene Yang and myself in the upcoming Defend Comics collection for Free Comic Books Day!
“For over 25 years, the CBLDF has fought to protect your right to read, and that crusade continues with this light-hearted look at a serious topic. Defend Comics is a sampler of the great YA comics available, and explores the censorship of comics with some of today’s most talented creators! Writers on Defend Comics include Andi Watson, Gene Yang, George O’Connor, Dan Parent, Larry Marder and Jorge Aguirre, with art by Watson, Sonny Liew, O’Connor, Parent, Marder, and Rafael Rosado.”
Here’s a couple of panels from the comic 🙂
There’ll be a new story by Gene Yang and myself in the upcoming Vertigo Quarterly!
Do check it out! 🙂