Third American to Be Honored Since 2010
Posted by Betsy Gomez on January 24, 2018 @ 5:48 pm CT
The Lore of Hellboy Collected”), released original work such as Rat God (see “Dark Horse's High Profile October Hardcovers”), and more. Corben has won multiple Eisners for his work on Hellboy and was inducted into the Eisner Hall of Fame in 2012 (see “24th Annual Eisner Award Winners”).
The Grand Prix d’Angouleme has been awarded since 1974, when the Angouleme International Comics Festival launched. It is considered the most prestigious award in comics, and most recipients have been BD creators. Corben is the third American to receive the honor in the last decade. Art Spiegelman (Maus) was honored in 2011, and Bill Watterson (Calvin & Hobbes) in 2014. Other American comics creators who have received the award include Will Esiner (1975) and Robert Crumb (1999).