The 2018 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards revealed its winners at San Diego Comic-Con on July 20, 2018.
Gengoroh Tagame’s My Brother’s Husband manga won this year’s Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia award. The manga competed against Jiro Taniguchi’s Furari, Satoru Noda’s Golden Kamuy, Moto Hagio’s Otherworld Barbara, and Junji Ito’s Shiver: Junji Ito Selected Stories.
Kodansha Comics’ 35th anniversary edition of Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira manga won the Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books award as well as the Best Publication Design award. Haruko Hashimoto, Ajani Oloye, and Lauren Scanlan edited the complete hardcover box set, and Phil Balsman, Akira Saito, Norma Editorial, and MASH•ROOM provided designs.