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Eisner Awards Announced

The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, commonly shortened to the Eisner Awards, and sometimes referred to as the Oscar Awards of the Comics Industry, are prizes given for creative achievement in American comic books. The winners were recently announced at this year's Comic-Con in San Diego. here are some of the winners:

Best Single Issue (or One-Shot)
Hellboy: Double Feature of Evil, by Mike Mignola and Richard Corben (Dark Ho
Best Continuing Series
Chew, by John Layman and Rob Guillory (Image)

Best New Series
American Vampire, by Scott Snyder, Stephen King, and Rafael Albuquerque (Vertigo/DC)
Best Publication for Kids
Tiny Titans, by Art Baltazar and Franco (DC)
Best Publication for Teens
Smile, by Raina Telgemeier (Scholastic Graphix)
Best Humor Publication
I Thought You Would Be Funnier, by Shannon Wheeler (BOOM!)
Best Anthology
Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard, edited by Paul Morrissey and David Petersen (Archaia)
Best Digital Comic
Abominable Charles Christopher, by Karl Kerschl, www.abomi…

Invention of Hugo Cabret Movie Trailer

The trailer for the movie Hugo Cabret was just released. Check it out:

Emmy Nominations

The 2011 Primetime Emmy Nominations were recently announced. Here are some of the Nominees: 

Drama Series: "Boardwalk Empire," "Dexter,"  "Friday Night Lights,"  "Game of Thrones," "The Good Wife,"  "Mad Men."
Comedy Series: "The Big Bang Theory," "Glee,"  "Modern Family,"  "The Office,"  "Parks and Recreation,"  "30 Rock," 
Miniseries or Made-for-TV Movie: "Cinema Verite," "Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)," "The Kennedys,"  "Mildred Pierce," "The Pillars of the Earth," "Too Big to Fail," 
Actor, Drama Series: Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire,"  Michael C. Hall, "Dexter,"  Kyle Chandler, "Friday Night Lights," Hugh Laurie, "House," Timothy Olyphant, "Justified," Jon Hamm, "Mad Men," 
Actress, Drama Series: Connie Britton, "Friday Night Lights," Ju…

My Reading Challenge

If you haven't joined the Summer Reading Club yet, you still can!

I am challenging you all to read this Summer. If you read 350 books in the six weeks of Summer Reading, I will dye my hair pink for two weeks!

As of today, the numberof books you've read is: 105!

You are well on your way to meeting my challenge!!!!