The Eisner Awards announced their 2011 nominees today. DC Comics received the most nominations of any publisher, with fourteen nominations (and three shared nominations). Without further ado, here are the DC Comics and Vertigo nominees: BEST NEW SERIES: American Vampire, by Scott Snyder, Stephen King, and Rafael Albuquerque (Vertigo/DC) iZombie, by Chris Roberson and Mike Allred (Vertigo/DC) Superboy, by Jeff Lemire and Pier Gallo (DC) BEST LIMITED SERIES: Daytripper, by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá (Vertigo/DC) Joe the Barbarian, by Grant Morrison and Sean Murphy (Vertigo/DC) Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love, by Chris Roberson and Shawn McManus (Vertigo/DC) BEST CONTINUING SERIES: Scalped, by Jason Aaron and R. M. Guéra (Vertigo/DC) BEST SINGLE ISSUE (or one-shot): Fables #100, by Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, and others (Vertigo/DC) Unknown Soldier #21: “A Gun in Africa,” by Joshua Dysart and Rick Veitch (Vertigo/DC) BEST SHORT STORY: “Batman, in Trick for the Scarecrow,” by Billy Tucci, in DCU Halloween Special 2010 (DC) BEST PUBLICATION FOR KIDS: Tiny Titans, by Art Baltazar and Franco (DC) BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM REPRINT: Wednesday Comics, edited by Mark Chiarello (DC) BEST WRITER/ARTIST: Joe Kubert, Dong Xoai, Vietnam 1965 (Joe Kubert Library/DC) BEST COVER ARTIST: Dave Johnson, Unknown Soldier (Vertigo/DC); Yuko Shimizu, The Unwritten (Vertigo/DC) BEST COLORING: Dave Stewart, Detective Comics (DC); Neil Young’s Greendale, Daytripper, Joe the Barbarian (Vertigo/DC) BEST LETTERING: Todd Klein, Fables, The Unwritten, and others (Vertigo/DC); Tom Strong and the Robots of Doom (WildStorm/DC) Congratulations to all the nominees. For a full list click here. The winners will be announced this July in a ceremony at the San Diego Comic-Con International, the largest and oldest comic convention in the United States.