The legendary British comic book 2000 AD is one of five nominations in the Eisner Award’s Best Anthology category.
It is the first time that 2000 AD has been nominated for an Eisner Award which is clssed as the comic book industry’s most prestigious award.
Matt Smith, 2000 AD’s editor commented:
“I’m delighted that 2000 AD has been nominated in the Best Anthology category for the 2013 Eisner Awards, the first time in its 36-year history that its made the prestigious list. It’s testament to the amazing work the creators and everyone associated with the UK weekly title put into making it truly the Galaxy’s Greatest, and I hope its appearance here encourages more people to check out the incredible stories found within this British institution.”
The winners will be announced at San Diego Comic Convention in July with 2000 AD squaring off against Dark Horse Presents, No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics, Nobrow #7: Brave New World and Where Is Dead Zero?.