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Astonishing X-Men Wins Top Eisner Award

At Comic-Con, the Oscars of the comicbook industry the Will Eisner Aewards were handed out. BUFFY creator Joss Whedon took home one of the top prizes for his work on ASTONISHING X-MEN in the Best Continuing Series award.

The full list of winners include:

Best Short StoryTEENAGE SIDEKICK, by Paul Pope, in SOLO #3 (DC)

Best Single Issue (or One-Shot)SOLO #5, by Darwyn Cooke (DC)

Best Serialized StoryFABLES #36-38, 40-41: "Return to the Homelands," by Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, and Steve Leialoha (Vertigo/DC)

Best Continuing SeriesASTONISHING X-MEN, by Joss Whedon and John Cassaday (Marvel)

Best Limited SeriesSEVEN SOLDIERS, by Grant Morrison and various artists (DC)

Best New SeriesALL STAR SUPERMAN, by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely (DC)

Best Publication for a Younger AudienceOWLY: FLYING LESSONS, by Andy Runton (Top Shelf)

Best AnthologySOLO, edited by Mark Chiarello (DC)

Best Digital ComicPVP, by Scott Kurtz, www.pvponline.com

Best Reality-Based WorkNAT TURNER, by Kyle Baker (Kyle Baker Publishing)

Best Graphic Album-NewTOP TEN: THE FORTY-NINERS, by Alan Moore and Gene Ha (ABC)

Best Graphic Album-ReprintBLACK HOLE, by Charles Burns (Pantheon)

Best Archival Collection/Project-Comic StripsTHE COMPLETE CALVIN & HOBBES, by Bill Watterson (Andrews McMeel)

Best Archival Collection/Project-Comic BooksABSOLUTE WATCHMEN, by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons (DC)

Best U.S. Edition of Foreign MaterialTHE RABBI'S CAT, by Joann Sfar (Pantheon)

Best WriterAlan Moore, PROMETHEA, TOP TEN: THE FORTY-NINERS (ABC)

Best Writer/ArtistGeof Darrow, SHAOLIN COWBOY (Burlyman)

Best Writer/Artist-HumorKyle Baker, PLASTIC MAN (DC); THE BAKERS (Kyle Baker Publishing)

Best Penciller/InkerJohn Cassaday, ASTONISHING X-MEN (MARVEL); PLANETARY (WildStorm/DC)

Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art)Ladronn, HIP FLASK: MYSTERY CITY (Active Images)

Best Cover ArtistJames Jean, FABLES (Vertigo/DC); RUNAWAYS (Marvel)

Best ColoringChris Ware, ACME NOVELTY LIBRARY #16 (ACME Novelty)

Best LetteringTodd Klein, WONDER WOMAN, JUSTICE, SEVEN SOLDIERS #0 (DC); DESOLATION JONES (WildStorm/DC); PROMETHEA, TOP TEN: THE FORTY-NINERS, TOMORROW STORIES SPECIAL (ABC); FABLES (Vertigo); 1602: NEW WORLD (Marvel)

Talent Deserving of Wider RecognitionAaron Renier (SPIRAL-BOUND)

Best Comics-Related PeriodicalCOMIC BOOK ARTIST, edited by Jon B. Cooke (Top Shelf)

Best Comics-Related BookEISNER/MILLER, edited by Charles Brownstein and Diana Schutz (Dark Horse Books)

Best Publication Design (tie)ACME NOVELTY LIBRARY ANNUAL REPORT TO SHAREHOLDERS, designed by Chris Ware (Pantheon)LITTLE NEMO IN SLUMBERLAND: SO MANY SPLENDID SUNDAYS, designed by Philippe Ghielmetti (Sunday Press Books)

Hall of FameJudges' Choices: Floyd Gottfredson, William Moulton MarstonVaughn BodéRamona FradonRuss ManningJim Steranko

Other Awards presented:Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award: Calvin ReidRuss Manning Promising Newcomer Award: R. Kikuo Johnson (NIGHT FISHER)Bill Finger Excellence in Comic Writing Award: Harvey Kurtzman, Alvin SchwartzWill Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailing Award: Zeus Comics (Dallas, Texas)

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