The Price by Neil Gaiman and Michael Zulli, in Creatures of the Night (Dark Horse Books), has been nominated for the Eisner for Best Short Story.

Yes, I know this was already posted in the journal, but it’s a fairly important sort of award, and should be noted elsewhere too.

The full list of nominees for all the various categories has been posted at The Beat.

The Newark Star Ledger covers Vertigo First Taste, a collection of issues from six different series, including Death: The High Cost of Living; Michael Deeley of Silver Bullet Comics reviews the project.

Charles De Lint has written positive reviews for both the chapbook edition of Shoggoth’s Old Peculiar and the audio collection Speaking in Tongues in the May Fantasy and Science Fiction

Lara Apps reviews the 1602 hardcover at Bookslut.

Mary O. Bradley of the Patriot News reviews Joseph McCabe’s Hanging Out With the Dream King, a collection of interviews with Neil and his collaborators available from Fantagraphics

And the Nebula Awards Showcase 2005, which includes an exerpt from Coraline, is now available.