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'Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me,' 'Guts' Win at 2020 Eisner Awards

Mariko Tamaki, Rosemary Valero-O'Connell, and Raina Telgemeier earned multiple awards at the annual comic industry awards. 

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me  won three awards at the 2020 Eisner Awards, which were presented by virtual ceremony on Friday July 24. The YA graphic novel won Best Publication for Teens, illustrator Rosemary Valero-O'Connell won Best Penciller/Inker, and author Mariko Tamaki was awarded best writer for Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me, as well as for Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass and Archie.

Guts by Raina Telgemeier was named Best Publication for Kids, and Telgemeier won Best Writer/Artist for the middle grade graphic novel, which took the award in a category that included Newbery winner New Kid by Jerry Craft.


In other awards, Comics: Easy as ABC by Ivan Brunetti won Best Publication for Early Readers, and They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, and Harmony Becker was named Best Reality-Based Work.

Read: The 2020 Eisner Award Nominations, Reviewed

Read the full release for the awards below:

 

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