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Duffy and Jennings received the 2018 Eisner Award for Best Adaptation from Another Medium at the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards on July 20 in San Diego.

Damian Duffy, who received a Ph.D in library and information sciences from the U. of I. and is a lecturer in the School of Information Sciences at Illinois, and John Jennings, who received master’s degrees in art education and graphic design from the U. of I. and is a professor of media and cultural studies at the University of California, Riverside and a former Illinois faculty member, collaborated on “Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation.” They met at Illinois and have worked together for nearly 15 years, producing original comics and curating art shows.

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