San Diego Comic-Con News: Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples continued to dominate the Eisner Awards taking home “Best Continuing Series,” “Best Writer,” and “Best Painter/Multimedia Artist,” while Vertigo’s The Wake by Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy also won multiple awards, and Gilbert and Jaime won their first Eisners for “Best Short Story” and “Best Writer/Artist” for their work on Love & Rockets: New Stories #6 published by Fantagraphics.
Marvel’s Hawkeye by Matt Fraction and David Aja was the only mainstream superhero comic to take home multiple awards, while Fraction (and Chip Zdarsky) also received the coveted "Best New Series" Eisner for Sex Criminals (published by Image).  IDW Publishing took home seven awards, the most for any publisher, while Dark Horse won two of the three kids’ comics categories as well as "Best Anthology" (Dark Horse Presents), and "Best Reality-Based Work" (The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story).
For a complete list of the highly deserving books that were nominated for the Eisner Awards in 2014 see "2014 Eisner Award Nominees."
Here is a list of the 2014 Eisner Award Winners:
Best Short Story
  • "Untitled," by Gilbert Hernandez, in Love and Rockets: New Stories #6 (Fantagraphics)
Best Single Issue (or One-Shot)
          Hawkeye #11: "Pizza Is My Business," by Matt Fraction and David     Aja (Marvel) (PIZZA DOG!!!)

Best Continuing Series
          Saga, by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (Image)

Best Limited Series
  • The Wake, by Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy (Vertigo/DC)
Best New Series
  • Sex Criminals, by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky (Image)
Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 7)
          Itty Bitty Hellboy, by Art Baltazar and Franco (Dark Horse)

Best Publication for Kids (ages 8-12)
  • The Adventures of Superhero Girl, by Faith Erin Hicks (Dark Horse)
Best Publication for Teens (ages 13-17)
  • Battling Boy, by Paul Pope (First Second)
Best Humor Publication
  • Vader’s Little Princess, by Jeffrey Brown (Chronicle)
Best Anthology
  • Dark Horse Presents, edited by Mike Richardson (Dark Horse)
Best Digital/Webcomic
  • The Oatmeal by Matthew Inman,
Best Reality-Based Work
  • The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, by Vivek J. Tiwary, Andrew C. Robinson, and Kyle Baker (M Press/Dark Horse)
Best Graphic Album—New
  • The Property, by Rutu Modan (Drawn & Quarterly)
Best Adaptation from Another Medium
  • Richard Stark’s Parker: Slayground, by Donald Westlake, adapted by Darwyn Cooke (IDW)
Best Graphic Album—Reprint
  • RASL, by Jeff Smith (Cartoon Books)
Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips
  • Tarzan: The Complete Russ Manning Newspaper Strips, vol. 1, edited by Dean Mullaney (LOAC/IDW)
Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books
  • Will Eisner’s The Spirit Artist’s Edition, edited by Scott Dunbier (IDW)
Best U.S. Edition of International Material
  • Goddam This War! by Jacques Tardi and Jean-Pierre Verney (Fantagraphics)
Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia
  • The Mysterious Underground Men, by Osamu Tezuka (PictureBox)
Best Writer
  • Brian K. Vaughan, Saga (Image)
Best Writer/Artist
  • Jaime Hernandez, Love and Rockets New Stories #6 (Fantagraphics)
Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team
  • Sean Murphy, The Wake (DC/Vertigo)
Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art)
  • Fiona Staples, Saga (Image)
Best Cover Artist
  • David Aja, Hawkeye (Marvel)
Best Coloring
  • Jordie Bellaire, The Manhattan Projects, Nowhere Men, Pretty Deadly, Zero (Image); The Massive (Dark Horse); Tom Strong (DC); X-Files Season 10 (IDW); Captain Marvel, Journey into Mystery (Marvel); Numbercruncher (Titan); Quantum and Woody (Valiant)
Best Lettering
  • Darwyn Cooke, Richard Stark’s Parker: Slayground (IDW)
Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism
  • Comic Book Resources, produced by Jonah Weiland,
Best Comics-Related Book
  • Genius, Illustrated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth, by Dean Mullaney and Bruce Canwell (LOAC/IDW)
Best Scholarly/Academic Work
  • Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation, edited by Sheena C. Howard and Ronald L. Jackson II (Bloomsbury)
Best Publication Design
  • Genius, Illustrated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth, designed by Dean Mullaney (LOAC/IDW)