George Perez Accepts Eisner Award At Surprise Party

Legendary comic creator George Perez was inducted in to the Eisner Awards Hall of Fame this year, but was unable to attend the ceremony to accept the award. Perez is known for his work on the industry changing Crisis on Infinite Earths, his remolding of Wonder Woman, his time with Marv Wolfman on the Teen Titans and an amazing run on the Avengers. He is also one of the nicest guys in the industry. Some of his friends and fans put together a surprise party for him where he was presented with the Eisner Award.

George Perez

Perez entered the Hall of Fame along with Milt Gross, H.G. Peter, Antonio Prohias, Dori Seda, Gilbert Hernandez, Jaime Hernandez, Walter Simonson, and James Starlin. H.G. Peter was of course the first artist to draw Wonder Woman, working with William Moulton Marston on the first appearance of the character.

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About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.