Wednesday, April 27, 2011

2008 Showcase Speaker Nominated for 2011 Eisner Award

Choctaw storyteller (and 2008 Showcase Speaker) Greg Rodgers became a nominee for a 2011 Eisner Award. The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards honor the best work in the comic book/graphic novel industry in several categories and genres.

Trickster: Native American Tales features multiple Oklahomans including Greg Rodgers and is nominated in the best anthology category. Trickster: Native American Tales adapts twenty-one American Indian folklore tales. Rodgers contributed the tale "Giddy Up, Wolfie" with artist Mike Short designed the graphics for the story.

The winners will be announced on July 22 at the San Diego Comic-Con International.

SWOSU Libraries congratulates Greg Rodgers for being nominated for this pretigious award.

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