Voting opens for Eagle Awards

Voting for this year’s Eagle Awards is now open on the official site.

Introduced in 1976, the Eagles are the comics industry’s longest established awards. Acknowledged as the pre-eminent international prizes, they have been featured on the covers of leading US and UK titles across the last 30 years.

The nominations are as follows:

Favourite Newcomer Writer
Al Ewing
Jonathan Hickman
Kathryn Immonen
Kieron Gillen
• Mike Lynch

Favourite Newcomer Artist
David Lafuente
Declan Shalvey
Jamie McKelvie
John Cullen
Matt Timson

Favourite Writer
Alan Moore (Wikipedia)
Geoff Johns
John Wagner (Wikipedia Link)
Tony Lee
Warren Ellis

Favourite Writer/Artist
Bryan Lee O’Malley
• Darwyn Cooke (Almost Darwyn Cooke’s Blog – But Not Quite)
David Mazzucchelli (Wikipedia Link)
• Paul Grist (The Paul Grist Comics Index)

Favourite Artist: Pencils
Frank Quitely (Wikipedia Link)
Guy Davis
Ivan Reis (Wikipedia Link)
J.H. Williams III
Stuart Immonen

Favourite Artist: Inks
Jackson ‘Butch’ Guice
Charlie Adlard
Gary Erskine
Kevin O’Neil (Wikipedia link)
Mark Farmer Wikipedia Link)

Favourite Artist: Fully-Painted Artwork
Adi Granov
Alex Ross
Ben Templesmith
J.H. Williams III
James Jean
Favourite Colourist

Ben Templesmith
Christina Strain
Dave Stewart (Wikipedia Link)
Laura Martin
Len O’Grady

Favourite Letterer
Annie Parkhouse
Chris Eliopoulos (Miery loves Sherman webcomic)
Nate Piekos (Blambot)
Richard Starkings (Comiccraft)
Simon Bowland (on Twitter)
Todd Klein

Favourite Editor
• Axel Alonso – Executive Editor, Marvel Comics (on Twitter)
Matt Smith2000AD (Wikipedia Link)
Nick Lowe – Marvel Comics (Wikipedia Link)
• Stephen Wacker – Marvel Comics (on Twitter)
• Tom Brevoort – Marvel Comics (Marvel blog)

Favourite Publisher
DC/Vertigo
IDW
Image Comics
Marvel
Rebellion/2000AD

Favourite American Colour Comicbook
B.P.R.D.
Batman and Robin
Captain Britain and MI13
Chew
Doctor Who
Phonogram – The Singles Club
Scalped

Favourite British Colour Comicbook
2000AD
Spandex
The Beano
The Dead: Kingdom of Flies
The DFC

Favourite American Black and White Comicbook
I Kill Giants
Scott Pilgrim
The Venger: Dead Man Rising
Usagi Yojimbo
Walking Dead (Wikipedia link)

Favourite British Black and White Comicbook
Chloe Noonan
Dragon Heir by Emma Vieceli
Futurequake
Space Babe 113 by John Maybury (pictured- adult comic)
Whatever Happened To The World’s Fastest Man?

Favourite New Comicbook
Batman and Robin
Chew
Doctor Who
Rí Rá
Unwritten

Favourite Manga
Fullmetal Alchemist (Wikipedia link)
GoGo Monster
Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service (Wikipedia Link)
Pluto (Wikipedia link)
Reya

Favourite European Comicbook
The Chimpanzee ComplexThe Chimpanzee Complex
Largo WinchLargo Winch
L’Histoire SecrèteL'Histoire Secrète
Requiem Vampire KnightRequiem Vampire Knightby Pat Mills
Rí Rá

Favourite Single Story Published During 2009
Doctor Who : The Time Machination
Doctor Who: Black Death White Life
  From the Pages of Bram Stoker’s Dracula: Harker
  Phonogram The Singles Club 4: Konichiwa Bitches
R.E.B.E.L.S. Annual #1: Starro the Conqueror


Favourite Continued Story Published During 2009
Doctor Who: The Forgotten
Judge Dredd: Tour of Duty
Phonogram: The Singles Club
Scalped #19-24: The Gravel in your Gut
Walking Dead #61 – 65: Fear The Hunters

Favourite Cover Published During 2009
2000AD #1631 (D’Israeli/Dirty Frank)
Batgirl #2
Batman & Robin #4 (Frank Quitely)
Batman and Robin #3
Doctor Who: The Forgotten #6

Favourite Original Graphic Novel Published During 2009
Asterios Polyp
Grandeville
League of Extraodinary Gentlemen: Century
Mouse Guard: Winter 1152
The Hunter

Favourite Reprint Compilation
Captain Britain by Alan Moore & Alan Davis Omnibus
Charley’s War: Underground and Over The Top
Doctor Who: The Forgotten
Saga of the Swamp Thing
The Rocketeer: The Complete Adventures


Favourite Magazine about Comics
Back Issue
Comics International
Comics Journal
Tripwire
Wizard

Favourite Comics-Related Book
Comic Book Design (Gary Millidge)
Peter and Max
The Insider’s Guide to Creating Comics and Graphic Novels – Andy Schmidt
The Marvel Art of Marko Djurdjevic
War Stories (Mike Conroy)

Favourite Comics-Related Movie or TV Show
Heroes
Smallville
Surrogates
The Big Bang Theory
Watchmen

Favourite Comics Related Website
2000AD Online

Bleedingcool.com
comicbookresources.com
Forbidden Planet Blog
Newsarama

Favourite Web-Based Comic
Freak Angels
Order of the Stick
PVP
Sin Titulo
xkcd.com


Roll of Honour
• Brian Bolland
• Dick Giordano
• Joe Kubert
• John Hicklenton
• Peter David

• Vote online at www.eagleawards.co.uk

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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