Modern Tales congratulates Eisner nominees

Three cartoonists associated with Modern Tales or one of its sister sites have received nominations for this year’s Eisner Awards.

Derek Kirk Kim (
Best Short Story nomination for “Same Difference”
Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition nomination

James Kochalka (
Best Title for a Younger Audience nomination for “Peanutbutter and Jeremy’s Best Book Ever!”

Mike Hawthorne (Modern Tales Longplay)
Best Continuing Series nomination for “Queen and Country”


Joey Manley

Joey Manley (b.1965–d.2013) was the author of the novel The Death of Donna-May Dean (1992), entrepreneur, and founder of Modern Tales and WebcomicsNation.