Eagle Award Winners 2007

Sourced via Joe Gordon’s Forbidden Planet International’s fab blog, who found them in turn over on the US comics news site Newsarama

Favourite Comics Writer
Warren Ellis
Darn, I wish I kept all those fanzine he used to churn out in the 1980s…

Favourite Comics Writer/Artist
Mike Mignola

Favourite Comics Artist: Pencils
John Cassaday

Favourite Comics Artist: Inks
Paul Neary
Well, that’s a result. Paul was editorial director for the latter part of my time at Marvel UK and odd though he may have been, he taught me a hell of a lot about comic creation. Nice one.

Favourite Artist: Fully-Painted Artwork
Alex Ross
Well, no surprise there!

Favourite Colourist
Laura Martin

Favourite Letterer
Chris Eliopoulos

Favourite Editor
Matt Smith (2000AD) – It pays to be green.


Favourite Publisher

Marvel

So you can kill off top characters and still be popular. Quick, let’s make a list.

Favourite Colour Comic Book – American
All-Star Superman

Favourite Colour Comic Book – British
2000 AD

Favourite Black and White Comic Book – American
The Walking Dead

Favourite Black and White Comic Book – British
Hero Killers
Congratulations to Andy Winter – well deserved. I gather he was a bit gob-smacked about winning.

Favourite New Comic Book
Nextwave

Favourite Manga
Blade of the Immortal

Favourite European Comics
Asterix and the Vikings

Favourite Comics Story published during 2006
Nextwave – by Warren Ellis

Favourite Comics Cover published during 2006
Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall

Favourite Original Graphic Novel
Pride of Baghdad

Favourite Reprint Compilation
Absolute Sandman Volume 1

Favourite Comics Character
Batman

Favourite Comics Villain
Dirk Anger (from Nextwave)

Favourite Magazine About Comics
Wizard

Favourite Comics-Related Book
Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels by Scott McLoud

Favourite Comics-Based Movie Or TV
Heroes

Favourite Comics-Related Website
Newsarama

Favourite Web-Based Comic
Penny Arcade

Roll of Honour
Warren Ellis



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