2012 Eisner nominations are out, topped by Daredevil

This year’s nominees are up led by Marvel’s DAREDEVIL, with six noms, and Jim Henson/Ramon K. Perez’s TALE OF SAND with five. This year’s judges were reviewer Brigid Alverson (Graphic Novel Reporter, CBR, Robot 6) , retailer Calum Johnston (Strange Adventures, Halifax, Nova Scotia), librarian Jesse Karp (LREI, New York), cartoonist Larry Marder (Beanworld), comics historian Benjamin Saunders (University of Oregon), and Comic-Con board of director Mary Sturhann. They added two new categories while dropping four: