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Originally published on April 11 2002 12:00 AM ET

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Howard Cruse nominated for Eisner Award

Nominations have been announced for the 2002 Eisner Awards, honoring achievements in comic books and graphic novels, and gay cartoonist Howard Cruse is up for Best Archival Collection/Project for his compendium Wendel All Together, collecting the complete run of his cartoon series "Wendel" (much of which originally appeared in The Advocate). The Eisners will be presented in August at the Comic-Con International in San Diego.

For a complete list of Eisner Award nominees, visit

From the archives of The Advocate
06/19/01: Wendel and me
Cartoonist Howard Cruse talks about bringing Wendel, comics’ gay everyman of the ’80s, into the 21st century in a new compilation
By Alonso Duralde