Favourite Comics Writer
Darn, I wish I kept all those fanzine he used to churn out in the 1980s…
Favourite Comics Writer/Artist
Favourite Comics Artist: Pencils
Favourite Comics Artist: Inks
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
Well, no surprise there!
Matt Smith (2000AD) – It pays to be green.
So you can kill off top characters and still be popular. Quick, let’s make a list.
Favourite Colour Comic Book – American
Favourite Colour Comic Book – British
Favourite Black and White Comic Book – American
The Walking Dead
Favourite Black and White Comic Book – British
Congratulations to Andy Winter – well deserved. I gather he was a bit gob-smacked about winning.
Favourite New Comic Book
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
Favourite Comics Villain
Dirk Anger (from Nextwave)
Favourite Magazine About Comics
Favourite Comics-Related Book
Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels by Scott McLoud
Favourite Comics-Based Movie Or TV
Favourite Comics-Related Website
Favourite Web-Based Comic
Roll of Honour
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. 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 “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.