The 2007 Eisner Award nominees have been announced, with Marvel grabbing a whopping 11 nominations in 8 categories! The incredible success Marvel achieved in 2006 with books like Civil War, Captain America, Astonishing X-Men and more wouldn't be possible without our amazing roster of creators, including these talented nominees.

The Nominees are:
Best Short Story
* "Stan Lee Meets Spider-Man," by Stan Lee, Oliver Coipel, and Mark Morales, in Stan Lee Meets Spider-Man (Marvel)

Best Continuing Series
* Captain America, by Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting (Marvel)
* Daredevil, by Ed Brubaker, Michael Lark, and Stefano Gaudiano (Marvel)
* Young Avengers, by Allan Heinberg, Jim Cheung, and various inkers (Marvel)
Best New Series
* Criminal, by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips (Marvel Icon)

Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books
* The Eternals, by Jack Kirby (Marvel)

Best Writer
* Ed Brubaker, Captain America, Daredevil (Marvel); Criminal (Marvel Icon)

Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team
* Michael Lark/Stefano Gaudiano, Daredevil (Marvel)
* Steven McNiven/Dexter Vines, Civil War (Marvel)

Best Cover Artist
* John Cassaday, Astonishing X-Men (Marvel)

Best Lettering
* Todd Klein, Fantastic Four: 1602, Eternals (Marvel)

Congratulations to all nominees. The winners will be announced July 27 at San Diego Comic-Con.


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