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Eagle Awards Announces Nominees and Opens Voting

Voting is now open for the Eagle Awards, the annual prize given to the best American and British comics as decided by you, the readers. ComicsAlliance has been nominated for Favorite Comics-Related Website, and we would of course be grateful for your support.

Founded in 1977 by Mike Conroy and Richard Burton, the Eagle Awards are named for the groundbreaking U.K. comic book , Eagle. Nominees are chosen with the help of comic book fans and the final victors are decided by popular vote. You can support ComicsAlliance as well as your favorite creators, titles and publishers in 38 categories, which can be voted upon at this link. An awards ceremony will be held at London’s MCM Expo on May 27, where the winners will be announced.

The full list of nominees can be found below.Favorite newcomer writer
• Paul Cornell
• Bryan Lee O’Malley
• Al Ewing
• Nick Spencer
• Scott Snyder

Favorite newcomer artist
• Bryan Lee O’Malley
• Rafael Albuquerque
• Sara Pichelli
• Sean Murphy
• Fiona Staples

Favorite writer
• John Wagner
• Robert Kirkman
• Warren Ellis
• Grant Morrison
• Ed Brubaker

Favorite writer/artist
• Mike Mignola
• Bryan Lee O’Malley
• Gabriel Ba with Fabio Moon
• Darwyn Cooke
• Jeff Lemire

Favorite artist – pencils
• Becky Cloonan
• Mike Mignola
• J.H. Williams III
• Dave Ryan
• Carlos Ezquerra

Favorite artist – inks
• Gary Erskine
• Bill Sienkiewicz
• Carlos Ezquerra
• Mike Mignola
• Becky Cloonan

Favorite artist – fully painted work
• Alex Ross
• Ben Templesmith
• Jock
• J.H. Williams III
• D’Israeli

Favorite colourist
• Laura Allred
• Laura Martin
• Dave Stewart
• Jeff Balke
• Len O’Grady

Favorite letterer
• Russ Wooton
• Chris Eliopoulos
• Annie Parkhouse
• Jim Campbell
• Richard Starkings

Favorite editor
• Scott Allie
• Matt Smith/Tharg
• Steve Wacker
• Tom Brevoort
• Todd McFarlane

Favorite publisher
• Marvel
• Image Comics (inc. Top Cow)
• IDW
• Dark Horse
• DC Comics/Vertigo/WildStorm

Favorite American comic book – color
• Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight by Various (Dark Horse)
• Batman and Robin by Grant Morrison plus Various (DC Comics)
• Hellboy by Mike Mignola plus Various (Dark Horse)
• Doctor Who by Tony Lee plus Various (IDW Publishing)
• Amazing Spider-Man by Various (Marvel)

Favorite American comic book – black and white
• Age of Bronze by Eric Shanower (Image Comics)
• Demo Vol.2 by Brain Wood and Becky Cloonan (DC Comics)
• RASL by Jeff Smith (Cartoon Comics)
• The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard (Image Comics)
• Echo by Terry Moore (Abstract Studio)

Favorite British comic book – color
• 2000AD by Various (Rebellion)
• Dandy by Various (DC Thomson)
• Torchwood by Various (Titan Books)
• The Man of Glass by Martin Flink (Accent UK)
• Doctor Who Magazine by Various (Panini Comics)

Favorite British comic book – black and white
• Dogbreath by Various (Futurequake Publishing)
• Futurequake by Various (Futurequake Publishing)
• Paragon by Various (David Cavendish)
• Commando by Various (DC Thomson)
• Zarjaz by Various (Futurequake Publishing)

Favorite new comic book
• American Vampire by Stephen King, Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque (DC Comics/Vertigo)
• S.H.I.E.L.D. by Jonathan Hickman and Dustin Weaver (Marvel)
• Daytripper by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba (DC Comics/Vertigo)
• Alan Moore’s Neonomicon by Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows (Avatar Press)
• War of the Independents by Dave Ryan (Red Anvil Comics)

Favorite manga
• One Piece by Eiirchiro Oda (Shueisha/Viz Media)
• Berserk by Kenatro Miura (Hakusensha/ Dark Horse Comics)
• Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto (Shueisha/Viz Media)
• Fullmetal Alchemist by Hiromu Arakawa (Square Enix/Viz Media)
• Bleach by Tite Kubo (Shueisha/Viz Media)

Favorite European comic book
• Sky Doll by Alessandro Barbucci and Barbara Canepa (Soleil/Marvel)
• The Scorpion by Desberg Desberg and Enrico Marini (Dargaud/Cinebook ltd)
• Blacksad by Juan Diaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido (Darguad/Dark Horse Comics)
• Requiem: Vampire Knight by Pat Mills and Olivier Ledroit (Nickel Editions/Panini Comics)
• L’Histoire Secrete by Edward Gauvin and Jean-Pierre Pecau (Delcourt/Archaia Studio Press)

Favorite Web-based comic
• Hark! A Vagrant! by Kate Beaton
• Freak Angels by Warren Ellis and Paul Duffield
• Questionable Content by Jeph Jaques
• Axe Cop by Malachai and Ethan Nicolle
• xkcd.com by Randall Munroe

Favorite single story
• Sea Bear and Grizzly Shark by Ryan Ottley and Jason Howard (Image Comics)
• Amazing Spider-Man #625: Endanger Species by Joseph Kelly and Max Fuimara (Marvel)
• Legends: The Enchanted #0 by Nick Percival (Radical Comics)
• Daytripper #8 by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba (DC Comics/Vertigo)
• A Cat Named Haiku by Mark Poulton and Dexter Weeks (Arcana Studio)

Favorite continued story
• Fables #94-98: Rose Red by Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham (DC Comics/Vertigo)
• 2000AD #1650-1693: Judge Dredd: Tour of Duty (Rebellion)
• The Walking Dead #73-79: Too Far Gone by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard (Image Comics)
• Invincible #71-continuing: The Viltrumite War by Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley (Image Comics)
• Hellboy #47-49: The Storm by Mike Mignola and Duncan Fegredo (Dark Horse)

Favorite 2010 cover
• War of the Independents by Dave Ryan
• Batwoman #0 by J.H. Williams III
• Daytripper #2 by Gabriel Ba
• Axe Cop: Vol 1 by Ethan Nicolle
• 2000AD Prog 1700 by Jonathan Davis Hunt

Favorite 2010 original graphic novel
• Scott Pilgrim Vol 6: Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour by Bryan Lee O’Malley (Fourth Estate)
• Richard Stark’s Parker: The Outfit by Darwyn Cooke
• At The Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft and Ian Culbard (SELFMADE HERO)
• Hellblazer: Pandemonium by Jamie Delano and Jock
• Superman: Earth One by J. Michael Straczynski and Shane Davis (DC Comics)

Favorite reprint compilation
• Doctor Who: Fugitive by Tony Lee, Al Davison and Matthew Smith (IDW Publishing)
• Batwoman: Elegy by Gregg Rucker and J.H. Williams III (DC Comics)
• Charley’s War: Great Mutiny by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun (Titan Books ltd)
• The Walking Dead: Volume 13 by Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard and Cliff Rathburn (Image Comics)
• Absolute All Star Superman by Grant Morrison and Frank Quietly (DC Comics)

Favorite comics-related book
• 75 Years of DC Comics by Paul Levitz (Taschen GmBH)
• Cover Run: The DC Comic Art of Adam Hughes by Adam Hughes (DC Comics)
• The Horror, The Horror: Comic Books The Government Didn’t Want You To Read by Jim Trombetta and R. Spiel (Harry N. Abrams, Inc.)
• Mega-City One Archives by August Hann and Aaron Dembski-Bowden (Mongoose Publishing)
• Icons: The DC Comics and Wildstorm Art of Jim Lee by Jim Lee and Bill Baker (Titan Books ltd)

Favorite comics-related movie or TV show
• Kick Ass
• Scott Pilgrim Vs the World
• The Walking Dead
• The Big Bang Theory
• Iron Man 2

Favorite comics-related website
• Girls Read Comics Too
• ComicsAlliance
• Comic Attack
• Comic Book Resources
• Newsarama
• Bleeding Cool

Favorite magazine about comics
• Alter Ego (TwoMorrows)
• Wizard (Wizard)
• Comic Heroes (Future Publishing)
• Tripwire (Tripwire)
• Back Issue (TwoMorrows)

Roll of honor
• Dave Gibbons
• John Byrne
• David Mazzuchelli
• Carlos Ezquerra
• Bryan Lee O’Malley

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